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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
WHEATON, Walter Frederickton, Fogo District 6093 19 Isaac Wheaton (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CORBETT, John Little Bay, Twillingate District 5556 26 James Corbett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SQUIRES, Alexander Topsail, Harbour Main D 8496 18 Matilda Squires (o) Lumberman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WALSH, Frank St. Mary's, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4720 20 James Walsh (p) 1918 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
DUNN, Henry Holletts Tickle, Bonavista District 5208 21 Joseph Dunn (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, April 3, 1920
GREEN, Constant Mainland, St. George District 8475 23 Charles Green (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SMITH, Robert Dildo, Trinity District 5051 23 Robert Smith (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HAYDON, John Caplin Bay, Ferryland District 5390 20 John Haydon (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
MELVIN, Michael La Manche, Ferryland District 5754 19 Thomas Melvin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WELLS, William Tilt Cove, Twillingate District 5680 21 Simon Wells (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
BILLARD, John Grand Bruit, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5942 22 Samuel Billard (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HOWELL, Chesley 55 Pennywell Road, St. John's 4505 21 William Howell (p) Bookkeeper 1918 Methodist No No
REVELLOW, Adolph Mainland, St. George District 8491 48 Rachel Revellow (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Previously transcribed as Revellon.
MORGAN, Henry Seal Cove, Harbour Main District 5303 21 John Morgan (p) Miner 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BUTT, Samuel Blackhead, Bay de Verde District 5094 19 Harry Butt (o) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DILLON, Frank Mobile, Ferryland District 5743 20 Michael Dillon (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAMPBELL, Roland Little Bay Island, Twillingate District 8511 20 Peter Campbell (p) 1918 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
NICHOLAS, John Harbour Deep, St. Barbe District 4917 18 Caroline Nicholas (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
UPWARD, Kenneth Harry's Island, Notre Dame Bay 5528 19 Robert Upward (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No See Service# 5523 for misfiled documents
HUXTER, Dorman Springdale, Twillingate District 5289 19 Nathaniel Huxter (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
DIAMOND, Eneas Burnt Arm, Twillingate District 5724 19 Elizabeth Diamond (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MURRIN, Patrick Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 4802 18 Thomas Murrin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 17
WICKS, Garfield Pools Island, Bonavista District 6145 22 George Wicks (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ROBERTS, Frederick Twillingate, Twillingate District 4472 26 Andrew Roberts (p) Travelling salesman 1918 Methodist No No
KENT, Edward Bell Island, St. John's East District 5215 24 William Kent (o) Engineer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BUTLER, Martin Bell Island, St. John's East District 4721 21 Edward Butler (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PORTER, James Long Pond, Manuels, Harbour Main District 5813 24 Bertha Porter (s) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HALL, Kenneth 9 Knight Street, St. John's 4464 18 Michael Hall (p) Barber 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MALONEY, James Badger Brook, Twillingate District 5151 24 John Maloney (p) Fireman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LESHANA, David 131 Casey Street, St. John's 4420 19 Mary Ann LeShana (p) (o) Steward 1918 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - LeShano. Discrepancy in next of kin's relationship to LeShana.
COFFIN, George Haystack, Placentia-St. Marys District 5180 21 William Coffin (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DAWE, Christopher Cupids, Port de Grave District 4864 18 George Dawe (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist Yes No Friday, May 31, 1918
BOONE, William 22 Belvedere Street, St. John's 5022 21 James Boone (p) Bottler 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GREEN, Percy Burlington, Twillingate District 4359 20 James Green (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
COX, Samuel St. Albans, Fortune District 6230 21 John Cox (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No See also service #6229, Lawrence Collier
HARRIS, Benjamin Our Harbour, Burgeo-LaPoile District 6058 19 Robert Harris (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SYMONDS, Charles Cornwall Avenue, St. John's 4495 18 George Symonds (p) Watchmaker 1918 Methodist No No
PYNN, Joseph Bristols Hope, Carbonear District 4702 20 Sarah Batten (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Microfilmed file includes 3 documents for Robie Richards (drummer).
BISHOP, George L. Port de Grave, Port de Grave District 4669 19 Benjamin Bishop (p) Carpenter 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SAMSON, Edgar Flat Island, Bonavista District 5177 24 James Samson (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MATHIESON, Gerald Topsail Road, St. John's 4405 18 John Mathieson (p) Apprentice engineering 1918 Presbyterian No No
PATEY, John St. Leonards, Placentia-St. Mary's District 6117 23 Mary Patey (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
TUCKER, Philip Boncloddy Street, St. John's 4940 23 Ignatius Tucker (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BRIFFETT, John Rosedale, Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 5387 24 Robert Briffett (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LEVIS, Robert Port Saunders, St. Barbe District 5671 21 William J. Levis (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Nominal Census for 1921 lists Robert Lavers residing Port Saunders. Details match and no Robert Levis is found in any census. Possible mispelling as recruit attested by making his mark.
ROUD, James Power Street, St. John's 4559 26 Charles Roud (o) Cabman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
VAIL, Herman 25 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 5282 21 George Vail (p) Railroad section man 1918 Methodist Yes No Friday, December 20, 1918
WHIFFIN, James Southern Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District 5868 19 John Whiffin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in spelling of name - Whiffen
ROCKETT, Maurice Petries, Bay of Islands, St. George District 5346 23 William Rockett (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No