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 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
GRANDY, Wilfred Garnish, Fortune District 5636 19 James H. Grandy (p) School teacher 1918 Methodist No No
CHAFE, Benjamin Petty Harbour Road, Goulds, St. John's West District 4541 20 Alfred Chafe (p) Truckman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PILGRIM, Ernest St. Anthony Bight, St. Barbe District 5621 18 Mary Pilgrim (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
HOWELL, Isaac Greenspond, Bonavista District 4699 24 Mrs. Job B. Howell (p) Seaman 1918 Methodist No No
GARNIER, Joseph Shallops Cove, St. George District 6009 19 Constance Garnier (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FORSEY, John Gambo, Bonavista District 4433 18 Thomas Forsey (p) 1918 No No
CANTWELL, William Brigus, Port de Grave District 4555 20 William Cantwell (p) Druggist 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TURNER, John Conducting officer n/a 1918 No No Attached to Regiment HQ from British Columbia Regiment; no service number; file missing; information from ledger
RICHARDS, Albert Bareneed, Port de Grave District 6332 25 William Richards (p) Carpenter 1918 Methodist No No
BRINSON, John Change Islands, Fogo District 5308 27 George Brinson (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MOSS, Frederick Southampton, England, United Kingdom 3065 44 Mrs. J. Moss (s) Musician 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Attested for short service
TAYLOR, Ernest Boot Harbour, Twillingate District 5512 23 Esau Taylor (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BEAZLEY, Thomas Burin Bay, Burin District 4898 18 Joseph Beazley (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BUDDEN, George Perrys Cove, Bay de Verde District 5274 20 Edward Budden (o) 1918 No No Attestation papers not included.
BENOIT, Ozgesta Port au Port, St. George District 4868 20 Mrs. Fred King (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DAWE, John Long Pond, Topsail, Harbour Main District 4784 20 John Dawe (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, Charles New Perlican, Trinity District 5506 21 Benjamin White (p) Longshoreman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SHAVE, Albert Burin, Burin District 5335 22 John W. Shave (p) Trader 1918 Methodist No No
TOBIN, George Fleur de Lys, St. Barbe District 4336 26 William Tobin (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WILLS, Augustus 233 Water Street West, St. John's 4685 21 William Wills (p) Truckman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SIMMS, Frederick C. Piccaire, Fortune District 6187 23 Harry Simms (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
REID, James Codroy, St. George District 5835 18 Thomas Reid (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GHANEY, Patrick Colliers, Harbour Main District 5830 20 Nicholas Ghaney (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BRAY, Uriah Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4774 22 Richard Bray (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SCANLON, Joseph Bartletts Harbour, St. Barbe District 6070 21 Alice Scanlan (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HAYWARD, James Smiths Sound, Trinity District 4846 18 John Hayward (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CRANE, Wallace Channel, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5084 21 John Crane (p) Bank clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
POWER, John M. 42 Power Avenue, St. John's 4574 36 John J. Power (p) Carman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SMITH, Joseph Spread Eagle, Trinity District 4942 22 Isaac Smith (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HOWLETT, John Tors Cove, Ferryland District 5810 23 Patrick Howlett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WALSH, William St. Marys, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5353 20 John Walsh (p) Steel worker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
STEELE, Stanley G. Musgrave Harbour, Fogo District 6290 21 John G. Steele (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CHAPMAN, Herbert Fort Townshend, St. John's 5017 18 William Chapman (p) Letter carrier 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ANDERSON, John British Harbour, Trinity District 4604 32 Abram Anderson (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SPARKES, William 67 Feild Street, St. John's 4608 18 William Sparkes (p) Commission clerk 1918 Methodist No No
FRANCIS, Lorenzo New Chelsea, Trinity District 5365 23 Catherine Pynn (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LAKE, Philip J. Fortune, Burin District 4403 20 Thomas Lake (p) Sailor 1918 Methodist No No
SNELGROVE, Hayward Campbellton, Twillingate District 5728 21 Philip Snelgrove (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MULROONEY, Patrick W. Red Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 6185 24 Daniel Mulrooney (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PARDY, James Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys 6152 23 Charles Pardy (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No See also # 2763; enlisted in 1916 and recorded as deserter; re-enlisted 1918
RIDER, Thomas Bonavista, Bonavista District 6021 25 Absalom Rider (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KENNEDY, Cyril Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5013 19 Minnie Kennedy (p) Railway agent 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LUFF, Selby (Silvia) Jacksons Cove, Twillingate District 5517 18 Wesley Luff (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
TIBBO, Richard St. John's 4411 17 Richard Tibbo (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No Number also assigned to Charles Lewis. I.
DALTON, Philip Codroy, St. George District 5721 24 John Dalton (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WORTHMAN, Theophilus Hearts Delight, Trinity District 5548 21 Joseph Worthman (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
RICHARDS, John Topsail, Harbour Main District 5464 23 Michael Richards (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PIKE, Llewelyn 111 Duckworth Street, St. John's 4711 24 Jessie Lynch (p) Carpenter 1918 Congregationalist No No
COLLINS, George Wellington, Bonavista District 5233 20 Joseph Collins (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
WELLS, Richard. Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5774 19 Henry Wells (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No