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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 archives@therooms.ca 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 Datesort ascending Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
BATH, Thomas Herring Neck, Twillingate District 5661 23 Titus Blake (o) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HAWCO, John Chapel Cove, Harbour Main District 5786 24 Paul Hawco (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HEWLETT, Llewelyn Wards Harbour, Twillingate District 6286 18 Charlie Hewlett (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
JOHNSTON - JOHNSON, William Northern Bay, Bay de Verde District 4881 21 Thomas Johnston (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Signature completed as Johnston on attestation; Johnson on later documents.
BLACKWOOD, George Brookfield, Bonavista District 5429 22 Charles Blackwood (o) Coast trader 1918 Methodist No No
KITCHEN, John Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4809 24 George Kitchen (p) Surveyor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GRAHAM, John Petries, Bay of Islands, St. George District 4993 19 George Graham (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
RODWAY, Alfred E. Mussels Harbour Arm, Placentia-St. Marys District 5928 20 Alfred Rodway (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BIXBY, Robert Indian Island, Burgeo-La Poile District 5594 26 Ambrose J. Bixby (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PENNY, Daniel English Harbour, Trinity District 4921 20 Joseph Penny (p) Labourer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TUFF, Raymond Templeman, Bonavista District 5864 21 Charles Tuff (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SCOTT, Nicholas Buffalo, New York, USA 3070 35 Julia Snyder (o) Labourer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Attested for short service.
UPSHALL, Charles C. Harbour Buffett, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5938 19 Nelson Upshall (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DALTON, Daniel St. Marys Bay, Placentia-St. Marys District 6154 23 Stephen Dalton (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TAYLOR, Henry Harbour Le Cou, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5418 24 Caleb (?) Taylor (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MAYO, John Hubert Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5569 19 Samuel Mayo (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MICHELIN, Charles North West Arm, Groswater Bay Lake, Labrador 6102 26 Peter Michelin (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Also contains information regarding service #6103, Stephen McDonald, and #6104, James Goudie
WHITE, Alexander Princeton, Bonavista District 5214 20 William White (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
FINN, James Bay Bulls Road, Goulds, St. John's West District 4672 25 Mary Finn (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
RYAN, Herbert Birchy Cove, Bonavista Bay, Bonavista District 4842 30 Mrs. James Ryan (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CURTIS, Gerald Salmonier, Placentia-St. Marys District 5004 19 Miss Selena Curtis (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GREEN, Hayward Hants Harbour, Trinity District 5223 22 John Green (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CHAPPLE, Cecil Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 5516 19 Reuben Chapple (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
SULLIVAN, Patrick Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 4649 18 Patrick Sullivan (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WARREN, Wilfred Bell Island, St. John's East District 5111 19 Catherine Warren (p) Miner 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PARSONS, Harry H. Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District 5999 22 Annie Parsons (p) School teacher 1918 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, October 19, 1918
MOREY, Sydney Little Bay Islands, Twillingate District 4328 18 John Thomas Morey (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SNOOK, Alfred Hants Harbour, Trinity District 5235 24 Ezekiel Snook (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
COSTELLO, Richard Caplin Bay, Ferryland District 3072 18 Richard Costello (p) Sailor 1918 Roman Catholic No No Attested for short service
AUSTIN, Chesley Snooks Arm, Twillingate District 5656 20 James Austin (p) Miner 1918 Salvation Army No No
FORD, George Barr'd Islands, Fogo District 5967 20 George Ford (p) Unknown 1918 Unknown No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
STRUGNELL, Frank Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5093 22 William Strugnell (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MCCARTHY, William Upper Island Cove, Harbour Grace District 5587 20 James McCarthy (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BOYLE, Arch Torbay Road, St. John's 4445 18 Henry Boyle (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COADY, Martin Marystown, Burin District 6046 24 Teresa Coady (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CLARKE, George Victoria Village, Carbonear District 4599 22 Arthur Clarke (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
PELLEY, Abner Lewisporte, Twillingate District 4933 21 Herbert Pelley (o) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
TOBIN, George Fleur de Lys, St. Barbe District 4336 26 William Tobin (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PORTER, James Long Pond, Manuels, Harbour Main District 5813 24 Bertha Porter (s) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
QUINTON, William Red Cliff Island, Bonavista District 5166 25 Christopher Quinton (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BILLIARD, Walter Grand Bruit, Burgeo-LaPoile District 6289 20 Samuel E. Billard (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in spelling of name - signature is Billiard, forms completed as Billard
KING, George Harbour Breton, Fortune District 5495 23 Mary Stone (o) Sailor 1918 Salvation Army No No
RYAN, Fred Birchy Cove, Bonavista District 4827 19 Samuel Ryan (o) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
COLLIER, William St. Albans, Fortune District 6233 24 Thomas Collier (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No See also service #6229, Lawrence Collier
HATCH, Nicholas Red Head Cove, Bay de Verde District 5850 23 Johannah Hatch (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
RUMBOLT, Ezekiel Norris Point, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 5663 24 Lorenzo Rumbolt (p) Lumberman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BRUSHETT, James Little Bay, Burin District 6032 20 Patrick Brushett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DINNEY, Andrew Bell Island, St. John's East District 4374 19 William James Dinney (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
FLEMING, Edward 186 Water Street, St. John's 6267 19 Mary Fleming (p) Steward 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ROBERTS, Frederick Twillingate, Twillingate District 4472 26 Andrew Roberts (p) Travelling salesman 1918 Methodist No No