PLEASE USE THE FIELD BELOW TO SEARCH THE MILITARY SERVICE FILES
The Military Service Files database includes an entry for all individuals identified in the military service files and/or military service ledgers of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and Newfoundland Forestry Companies the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and Newfoundland Forestry Companies duplicate remove, held by The Rooms Provincial Archives as part of GN 19 Newfoundland military service records (Great War) collection.
Included are the over 6700 members of the First Newfoundland Regiment (later "Royal") and the Newfoundland Forestry Companies, including officers, other ranks, Drum and Bugle Corps, attached specialists and special duty assignments.
An individual's complete service file is attached where available. Service files do not exist for all individuals identified in the records. In this instance, a database record was created based on content recorded in the Military Service ledgers.
Using the Military Service Files database
The records are keyword searchable and sortable based on the column headings: Name, Community, Service number, Age at enlistment, Next of kin, Occupation, Active date, Date of death and Religion. POW status and Fatality status are yes/no searchable fields.
- To search for a specific individual, enter their name and/or service number.
- To view the attached service file, click on the individual's name.
- To view details of an individual's commendations, select the pdf file at the right
- To sort the results of a large search, click on the column heading.
- To search for Prisoners of War, use the keyword POW.
- Notes concerning variant names, misfiled documents, additional service, etc. are included as required.
For additional information, including military service ledgers, photographs, personal papers, wills and other documents contact The Rooms Provincial Archives Reference Room email@example.com or 709-757-8088.
Or search the Provincial Archives on-line Descriptions Database at https://www.therooms.ca/archives.
|Name||Community||Service Number||Age of Enlistment||Next of Kin||Occupation||Active Date||Religion||Fatality||PoW||Date of Death||Commendations||Notes|
|DURBAN, George H.||No information||0-296||1925||No||No||Partially refilmed at beginning of reel - Attestation papers not included; no entry in service ledger|
|HOWLEY, Richard Alexander||No information||0-1||1924||No||No||Attestation papers not included; not in service ledger; See Regt. # 0-135 - 2273 for misfiled documents; Includes documents relating to John A. McGrath, Regt. # 0-135-2273 (and Royal Dublin Fusiliers).|
|HAMMOND, Thomas||93 Gower Street, St. John's||360||23||Thomas Hammond (p)||Dry goods clerk||1921||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BLAKE, Albert||Herring Neck, Twillingate Distric||5432||21||Herring Neck, Twillingate Distric||Fisherman||1920||Methodist||No||No|
|PATERSON, W.T.||n/a||Medical officer||1919||No||No||Attached from the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC). No service number or file; information from ledger.|
|OREILLY, J.B. [Bertram]||0-236||Doctor||1919||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Attached from the Royal Army Medical|
|HOBBS, Eliol||Red Cliff Bay, Bonavista District||5413||19||Thomas Hobbs (p)||Fisherman||1919||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, June 22, 1918|
|REID, Howard V. [Vincent]||St. John's||0-241||19||1919||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Not in service ledger. Provisional appointment to Newfoundland Regiment; Royal Flying Corps, 1915|
|BLUNDON, Norman J.||Shoal Harbour, Trinity District||5992||21||James Blundon (p)||Farmer||1919||Methodist||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of name: documents completed as Blunden.|
|MURPHY, John J.||No information||0-274||1919||No||No||Attestation papers not included; not in service ledger.|
|WINTER, Herbert M||No information||0-156||1919||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Special assignment: musketry instructor|
|IVANY, Alexander||59 Freshwater Road, St. John's||N/A||18||Drummer||1919||No||No||Attestation papers not included. No service number. Listed as drummer (special).|
|BLUNDEN, John Thomas||Hickmans Harbour, Trinity District||4562||27||Stephen Blunden (p)||Seaman||1919||Methodist||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of name: Signature is Blunden; documents use Blundon.|
|FLIGHT, John||Pouch Cove, St. John's East District||4509||19||James Flight (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|MCDONALD, Stephen||Cartwright, Labrador||6103||21||Thomas McDonald (p)||Bookkeeper||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||See also service #6102, Charles Michelin|
|RYAN, William||Adams Cove, Bay de Verde District||6218||19||Michael Ryan (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|MAHER, John||Badgers Quay, Bonavista District||5584||21||Thomas Maher (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BUTT, Ralph||Heatherton, St. George District||5716||20||George Butt (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PIERCEY, Noah||Winterton, Trinity District||5342||18||Ananias Piercey (p)||(?) Manufacturer||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|SMITH, Ernest||Codroy, St. George District||5856||22||Septimus Smith (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BRUSHETT, James||Little Bay, Burin District||6032||20||Patrick Brushett (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|LEE, Lawrence||Riverhead, St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District||5874||20||Joseph Lee (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WELLMAN, Thomas||136 Harvey Street, St. John's||6244||18||Moses Wellman (p)||Student||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MOORES, Jabez||Pouch Cove, St. John's East District||5798||19||William Thomas (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|SEYMOUR, George||Botwood, Twillingate District||6172||25||Elizabeth Budgell (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||Yes||No||Sunday, October 27, 1918|
|MAHONEY, Frank||336 Water Street West, St. John's||4310||20||Thomas Mahoney (p)||Mechanical dentist(?)||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BUTLER, Lewis||Baileys Cove, Bonavista District||5889||24||William Butler (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|POTTLE, Kenneth||English Harbour, Trinity District||4730||19||Adam Pottle (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PARROTT, Alfred||Bonaventure, Trinity District||4326||18||Saul Parrott (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|WOODEN, George||Grand Bank, Burin District||5575||22||Thomas Wooden (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|STEELE, James||Musgrave Harbour, Fogo District||6341||18||Willis Steele (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|NOEL, Gaden||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||6334||21||Eleazer Noel (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BILLARD, Wilson||Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District||4294||18||Samuel R. Billard (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SQUIRES, Gilbert||St. Phillips, St. John's West District||4606||19||George Squires (p)||Machinist||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|LAFOSSE, John William||New Harbour, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5565||20||John LaFosse (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BOYLES, Robert||Goulds, St. John's West District||5158||22||George Boyles (p)||Farmer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|DILLON, Matthew||Little Bay, Twillingate District||5535||23||Mary Dillon (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HAMMOND, Merrill||Bell Island, St. John's East District||4550||19||Fanny Hammond (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HOUNSELL, Albert Allan||Pound Cove, Bonavista Bay||4848||22||Henry Hounsell (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|CLOUSTON, Thomas||Quidi Vidi Road, St. John's||4370||18||John W. Clouston (p)||Clerk||1918||Presbyterian||No||No|
|VINCENT, John||York Harbour, Bay of Islands, St. George District||5876||23||Joseph Vincent (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GIBBONS, Percy||Lumsden South, Fogo District||5171||21||Edgar Gibbons (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BURSEY, Stanley||Gander Bay, Fogo District||5450||23||Richard Bursey (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in name: Bursell.|
|HISCOCK, Edward||Chamberlains, Harbour Main District||4452||18||Eli Hiscock (p)||Clerk||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 16|
|MATTHEWS, Nathan A.||Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5072||25||William Matthews (p)||Clerk||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|KENDALL, Gordon||Fox Roost, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5901||20||Thomas Kendall (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BAILEY, Thomas||Champneys North, Trinity District||4976||18||Mary Bailey (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|LANGDON, Charles||Jacksons Cove, Twillingate District||5555||30||Sarah Langdon (p)||Carpenter||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BRINSON, Jesse||Carmanville, Fogo District||6278||21||Samuel Brinson (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|STACEY, Lambert||Sound Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||6133||19||Albert Stacey (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|