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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
WHITE, Willis New Perlican, Trinity District 5376 20 George White (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KENNEDY, Chesley Western Bay, Bay de Verde District 5325 21 Solomon Kennedy (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
FARRELL, Daniel P. Little River, Codroy, St. George District 4952 19 Patrick Farrell (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FENNELL, Thomas St. Brendans, Bonavista District 6193 17 Johanna Fennell (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TAYLOR, Ernest Carbonear, Carbonear District 4763 20 Richard Taylor (p) Clerk 1918 Methodist 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.
GREEN, Leo 13 Coronation Street, St. John's 4879 18 Patrick Green (p) Cooper 1918 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Greene.
CAMPBELL, Allan Little River, St. George District 5695 25 Katherine Campbell (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BUTLER, Peter Bristols Hope, Carbonear District 5008 19 Thomas Butler (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GINN, William Comfort Cove, Twillingate District 5912 21 William Ginn (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist Yes No Saturday, October 12, 1918
KELLY, Bernard Beau Bois, Burin District 6050 23 Lizzie Kelly (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
YOUNG, Richard Le Marches Point, St. George District 5989 22 Thomas Young (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PEDDLE, John Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 6163 20 James Peddle (p) Carpenter 1918 Methodist No No
MASON, William Avondale, Harbour Main District 6190 22 Patrick Mason (p) Brakeman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
JEDDORE, Joseph James Conne River, Fortune District 6327 24 Noah Jeddore (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
RYAN, Michael Norris Arm, Twillingate District 4307 20 John Ryan (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TREMBLETT, Stewart Bonavista, Bonavista District 5848 19 Henry Tremblett (p) Henry Tremblett (p) 1918 Methodist No No
RIDEOUT, James W. Cape John, Gull Island, Twillingate District 5903 21 George Rideout (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
ROWE, Joseph Lewis Port au Port, St. George District 4875 22 Michael Rowe (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
EVELLEY, William Trinity East, Trinity District 4523 18 James Evelley (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HEAD, Darius Ladle Cove, Fogo District 6293 24 Aaron Head (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
ABBOTT, Alexander Summerville, Bonavista District 5352 22 Joseph Abbott (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HEAD, Horatio Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 5979 24 Joseph Head (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MOORE, Thomas S.F Carbonear, Carbonear District 4771 19 Thomas Moore (p) Operator 1918 Roman Catholic No No
STEVENS, Benjamin Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 6107 23 William H. Stevens (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
MURRIN, Thomas Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District 4381 24 Thomas Murrin Sr. (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ROSE, Joshua Bay du Nord, Fortune District 5577 20 Alfred Rose (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NEWELL, George H. 38 Spencer Street, St. John's 8492 19 Caroline Newell (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No Originally enlisted with Newfoundland Forestry Companies April 1918; transferred to Newfoundland Regiment August 1918; Forestry Service # retained. In volume two of the Military Service Ledgers the entry for Service # 8492 follows entry for Service # 2033.
FORD, John Upper Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 4836 25 Mrs. Robert Ford (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KELLY, Daniel Marystown, Burin District 6062 19 Richard Kelly (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WALSH, Patrick 77 Lime Street, St. John's 8503 18 James Walsh (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, William 122 Water Street West, St. John's 2407 18 Lewis Murphy (p) Scholar 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KING, James Hants Harbour, Trinity District 6124 20 Philip King (p) Steward 1918 Methodist No No
KEARNEY, William St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District 6252 21 Mary Davis (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BROWN, Elijah Baine Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District 4646 18 Elijah Brown Sr. (p) Teacher 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TUCKER, Gordon St. Phillips, St. John's West District 5141 23 Moses Tucker (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ELLIS, Arthur Hants Harbour, Trinity District 5229 20 Elizabeth Ellis (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
COX, Arthur Gaultois, Fortune District 5560 19 Lizzie Knott (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FOSS, Arthur Tilt Cove, Twillingate District 5677 22 Sarah Foss (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WHELAN, William Cupids, Port de Grave Distri 5644 18 William Whelan (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
DRAKE, Levi Lally Cove, Fortune District 5195 19 George Drake (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
VEY, Wilson Random, Trinity District 5320 19 William Vey (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MORGAN, Abraham North River, Port de Grave District 5907 21 James Morgan (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HANRAHAN, Gerald 49 Barters Hill, St. John's 4432 18 Bridget Hanrahan (p) Barber 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DAWE, William J. Dock, Port de Grave, Port de Grave District 5401 24 Selina Dawe (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DOBBIN, William Upper Island Cove, Harbour Grace District 5354 23 Nicholas Dobbin (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, James Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's 4665 18 Charles Murphy (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SHEARS, John Frederick 2 Allan Square, St. John's 4515 18 John Shears (p) Draper 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BRIEN, William Quidi Vidi, St. John's East District 4551 20 Mary Brien (p) Truckman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ABBOTT, John Middle Brook, Bonavista District 6123 19 George Abbott (p) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No