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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
PENWILL, William J. Grand Bank, Burin District 4583 31 John Penwell (p) Labourer 1918 Salvation Army No No Discrepancy in name: signature is Penwill ; documents completed as Penwell
KING, Ananias New Bonaventure, Trinity District 5012 21 Theophilus King (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HEALEY, Gerald Blackhead, St. John's West District 5361 22 Joseph Healey (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HALLETT, Thomas Musgrave Harbour, Fogo District 4780 19 Albert Hallett (p) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No
WATKINS, Leander G. Botwood, Twillingate District 6304 24 Ephraim Watkins (p) Cook 1918 Methodist No No
BUTLER, Charles Kelligrews, Harbour Main District 4421 20 Elizabeth Hynes (p) Miner 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GREEN, Peter Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5472 21 Job Green (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LITTLE, Warren Bonavista, Bonavista District 4817 20 Mrs. Joseph Little (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SINYARD, William Hearts Content, Trinity District 5046 19 Jonathan Sinyard (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SNOW, Gordon Allandale Road, St. John's 4393 19 Isaac Snow (p) Assistant bookkeeper 1918 Methodist No No
MACKEY, Joseph St. Brendans, Bonavista District 6086 22 Patrick Mackey (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MERCER, Charles Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District 5114 18 John Mercer (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
OSBORNE, Piercey Safe Harbour, Bonavista District 5486 22 Sofie Osborne (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - Osbourne ; Percy
VINCENT, Arthur J. St. George, St. George District 6210 20 William Vincent (p) Telegraph operator 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DROVER, Eldred Upper Island Cove, Harbour Grace District 4625 18 Agnes Drover (p) Seaman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BURSEY, Joseph Salt Pond, Lewisporte, Twillingate District 5277 21 Joseph Bursey (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BRINSON, Elam Change Islands, Fogo District 5294 24 George Brinson (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SEVIOUR, Martin British Harbour, Trinity District 5373 22 Ananias Seviour (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Sunday, June 16, 1918 Variant spelling of name: Sceviour; in CWGC as Sceviour.
MCHUGH, John Francis Argentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 5016 19 Patrick McHugh (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic 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
WILLIAMS, William Wales, United Kingdom 3063 50 Mrs. William Williams (s) Musician 1918 No No Attested for short service
FUDGE, George Muddy Hole, Burgeo-LaPoile District 4323 21 John Fudge (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Saturday, June 22, 1918
FENNELL, Thomas St. Brendans, Bonavista District 6193 17 Johanna Fennell (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BRAKE, Samuel Marystown, Burin District 6060 20 William Brake (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BROWN, John Squid Tickle, Bonavista District 5442 19 William Brown (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CHAFE, Walter C. 75 Flower Hill, St. John's 4548 22 Mrs. Thomas Wareham (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LISCOMBE, Joseph Botwood, Twillingate District 8504 41 Mary Liscombe (s) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No Variant spelling of name - Luscombe.
GINN, William Comfort Cove, Twillingate District 5912 21 William Ginn (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist Yes No Saturday, October 12, 1918
BEAZLEY, Thomas Burin Bay, Burin District 4898 18 Joseph Beazley (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PINE, Aloysius Richard English Harbour West, Fortune District 5385 18 James Pine (p) Telegraph operator 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FAGAN, William J. Foxtrap, Harbour Main District 5763 19 George Fagan (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JEDDORE, Joseph James Conne River, Fortune District 6327 24 Noah Jeddore (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
VIVIAN, William Flat Islands, Bonavista District 5178 22 Bessie Hapgood (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GIBBONS, Caleb Lumdsen South , Fogo District 5143 18 Martin Gibbons (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BURT, Jacob Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District 4987 19 Robert Burt (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WELLON, Wilfred B. Ladle Cove, Fogo District 6291 20 Samuel Wellon (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HISCOCK, Ernest 75 Longs Hill, St. John's 4476 24 Mary A. Hiscock (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DAWE, Frank Long Pond, Harbour Main District 5733 25 Jane Dawe (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SMITH, Aaron Apsey Brook, Smith Sound,Trinity District 5637 20 John Thomas Smith (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
STACEY, Wilson Sound Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 5988 22 Albert Stacey (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SIMMS, Ernest Hermitage Cove, Fortune District 5580 18 John Simms (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Friday, June 14, 1918
REID, John Winterton, Trinity District 5926 19 Peter Reid (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HYNES, Aubrey Indian Island, Fogo District 5592 19 Alexander Hynes (o) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HODDER, Walter Horwood, Fogo District 4871 23 Robert Hodder (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
MCCARTHY, Charles Carbonear, Carbonear District 4969 26 Charles McCarthy (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FARRELL, James Fogo, Fogo District 6206 19 Pierce Farrell (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HYNES, William Curtis Petries, Bay of Islands, St. George District 4991 18 Alexander Hynes (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MITCHELL, Vincent Marystown, Burin District 5861 23 William Mitchell (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HEALY, Edward J. Dunville, Placentia-St. Marys District 4557 18 Mrs. Power (o) Butcher 1918 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Healey
CULL, Andrew Shoal Bay, Fogo District 5980 23 Abraham Cull (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No