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|
|BOUTCHER, John W.||Mussel Harbour Arm, Placentia-St. Marys District||5940||24||Reuben Boutcher (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, October 12, 1918||Discrepancy in spelling of name - Boutcher, Butcher, Boucher: brothers William, John and Alexander each have varied spellings in file ; Died at sea enroute to UK.|
|RYAN, Chesley||Round Harbour, Twillingate District||5690||18||Thomas Ryan (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Thursday, January 9, 1919|
|TERRY, Peter||Avondale, Harbour Main District||5802||26||William Terry (p)||Miner||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BOUCHER, Charles||Mussel Harbour Arm, Placentia-St. Marys District||5932||20||George Boucher (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Boutcher, Boucher.|
|BROWN, George||Tacks Beach, Placentia-St. Marys District||5931||19||Hannah Mariah Brown (p)||Teacher||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, November 2, 1918||Recorded in Schedule of distribution of estate as Albert George Brown.|
|KENNEDY, Jacob||Long Pond, Manuels, Harbour Main District||5809||23||Edward Kennedy (o)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BLACKWOOD, Bertram||Brookfield, Bonavista District||5145||19||Martin Blackwood (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|MALONEY, James||Sweet Bay, Bonavista District||5910||19||John Maloney (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|OTOOLE, Allan||Caplin Bay, Ferryland District||3073||18||Mary O'Toole (p)||Sailor||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||Attested for short service|
|SMITH, Harvey||Hearts Content, Trinity District||5627||22||Mrs. Harvey Smith (p)||Sectionman (railway)||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MURPHY, Brendon||Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District||4981||22||Rachael Murphy (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BARRETT, Nathan||Bishops Cove, Harbour Grace District||5230||19||George Barrett (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MOYST, Edward||9 Temperance Street, St. John's||4654||29||Jane Moyst (nee Legge) (s)||Labourer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|WHALEN, John||27 Carnell Street, St. John's||4467||21||James Whalen (p)||Draper||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GREEN, Leo||13 Coronation Street, St. John's||4879||18||Patrick Green (p)||Cooper||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Greene.|
|ABBOTT, John||Middle Brook, Bonavista District||6123||19||George Abbott (p)||Lumberman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|ROWE, William||Norris Arm, Twillingate District||5722||23||Edward Rowe (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PEACH, Albert||Foxtrap, Harbour Main District||5838||19||John Peach (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|COOMBS, Morgan||Broad Cove, Bay de Verde District||6065||24||Ida Coombs (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HUTCHINGS, Mark||Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District||4885||18||Samuel Hutchings (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|TREMBLETT, Thomas||Salmonier, Placentia, St. Marys District||6159||21||Margaret Tremblett (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HODDINOTT, Frederick||Salt Pond, Lewisporte, Twillingate District||5399||19||Henry Hoddinott (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|THORNE, George||Brownsdale, Trinity District||5291||21||John Thorne (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|DONNELLY, John||112 1/2 Military Road, St. John's||5074||26||John Donnelly (p)||Tailor||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WHEELER, Ernest||79 Long Hill, St.John's||5075||26||James Wheeler (p)||Teamster||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HEAD, Darius||Ladle Cove, Fogo District||6293||24||Aaron Head (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|MCDONALD, Augustus||Freshwater Road, St. John's||5800||20||James McDonald (p)||Carman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CURRAN, William||Holyrood, Harbour Main District||4760||25||William Curran (p)||Labourer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MARTIN, Bert||Ordnance Street/Gower Street, St. John's||4459||23||Frank Martin (p)||Accountant||1918||Congregationalist||No||No|
|GREEN, Chesley||Hants Harbour, Trinity District||5228||21||Simon Green (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PENNY, Ernest||Harry's Harbour, Twillingate District||5514||23||Stephen Penny (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No||See also service #698, Patrick Joseph English. Discrepancy in name: Signature is Penny, documents as Penney.|
|LAWLOR, Edward||No information||n/a||Bugler||1918||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as bugler (special)|
|CRANE, John W||Upper Island Cove, Harbour Grace District||4460||19||Josiah Crane (p)||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BROWN, Hedley||Badgers Quay, Bonavista District||5146||20||Tobias Brown (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|YOUNG, Norman||Flat Bay, St. George District||6329||19||Thomas Young (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PEDDLE, Elijah||New Perlican, Trinity District||5489||19||Henry Peddle (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CARNELL, John||Ochre Pit Cove, Bay de Verde District||4627||18||George Carnell (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|WHITE, John||Burin North, Burin District||5105||29||Elizabeth White (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WALSH, John Joseph||318 City Terrace, St. John's||4602||19||Thomas Walsh (p)||Clerk||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BOYDE, Ernest||Little Bay, Twillingate District||6095||24||James Boyd (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of name - recruit's signature at attestation and discharge is Boyde; forms completed as Boyd.|
|DAY, James||Old Shop, Trinity District||5430||20||Abner Day (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RIDEOUT, Herbert||Horse Islands, St. Barbe District||4924||20||John Rideout (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|HARRIS, Alex||Bristols Hope, Carbonear District||4690||18||James Harris (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HOLLAHAN, Peter||Summerville, Bonavista District||5312||19||John Hollahan (p)||School teacher||1918||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Variant spelling of name - Hallohan, Hollohan, Hollahan|
|BAKER, Nero||Hearts Content, Trinity District||5041||26||John Baker (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Monday, February 3, 1919|
|WARREN, Eli||New Perlican, Trinity District||5879||18||John Warren (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|FACEY, M.L.||n/a||Chaplin||1918||No||No||Attached to Regiment; no service number; file missing; information from ledger|
|TUCKER, John||16 Boncloddy Street, St. John's||6110||20||Ignatius Tucker (p)||Engineer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BROWN, Patrick J.||Ferryland, Ferryland District||4965||22||Peter Brown (o)||Tailor||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WHELAN, William||Long Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District||4668||20||William Whelan (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|