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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
HODDER, Walter Ralph Twillingate, Twillingate District 4791 19 George Hodder (p) Clerk 1918 Methodist 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.
REGULAR, Stewart Wild Cove, St. Barbe District 4525 20 William Regular (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SNOOK, Thomas Grand Bank, Burin District 6042 20 James Snook (p) Seaman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HEATH, Stanley Wards Harbour, Twillingate District 5504 21 James Heath (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
GAUDET, Arthur Stephenville, St. George District 5694 18 Amedee Gaudet (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
HEARN, Bernard Tilt Cove, Twillingate District 5657 18 John Hearn (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PENNEY, Kenneth Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5477 24 Mark Penney (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: Penny
PENNEY, Leo V. Bell Island, St. John's East District 5097 24 Catherine Penney (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
RYAN, James Newman Birchy Cove, Bonavista Bay, Bonavista District 4826 20 William Ryan Sr. (o) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
QUINTON, Cecil. Charleston, Bonavista District 6166 18 Charles Quinton (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WALSH, Michael Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's 4954 24 Edward Walsh (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TUCKER, John 16 Boncloddy Street, St. John's 6110 20 Ignatius Tucker (p) Engineer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHELAN, William Long Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District 4668 20 William Whelan (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FORD, John Upper Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 4836 25 Mrs. Robert Ford (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LUSH, Stanley Burlington, Twillingate District 5557 23 William Lush (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HICKS, Joseph Elliston, Trinity District 6007 20 John Hicks (p) School teacher 1918 Methodist No No
ROWSELL, Stephen 12 Stewart Avenue, St. John's 4487 22 Absalom Rowsell (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HAYDON, John Caplin Bay, Ferryland District 5390 20 John Haydon (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ROBERTS, William H. Brigus, Port de Grave District 4781 18 Sarah Roberts (p) Mechanic 1918 Methodist No No
COLERIDGE, Peter Trinity, Trinity District 5852 19 Deborah Coleridge (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
STRATTEN, Henry Greenspond, Bonavista District 5462 24 John Stratten (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Variant spelling of name - Stratton.
DINNEY, Andrew Bell Island, St. John's East District 4374 19 William James Dinney (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
PEACH, John Red Harbour, Burin District 5922 19 Leander Peach (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LEMOINE, Joseph E. Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District 4296 23 Philip LeMoine (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PHILLIPS, John Bonavista, Bonavista District 5890 22 Samuel Philips (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BOUZAN, Constantine Little Bay, Twillingate District 5290 20 James Bouzan (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BRADLEY, Arthur Salvage, Bonavista District 5234 19 Adam Bradley (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
RUSSELL, William Blaketown, Trinity District 5356 19 Abraham Russell (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 19; Actual age: 17
HANRAHAN, Gerald 49 Barters Hill, St. John's 4432 18 Bridget Hanrahan (p) Barber 1918 Roman Catholic No No
UPWARD, Kenneth Harry's Island, Notre Dame Bay 5528 19 Robert Upward (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No See Regt. # 5523 for misfiled documents
HEFFERNAN, Michael Goulds, St. John's West District 4316 26 Mary Heffernan (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CURTIS, Charles Horse Island, St. Barbe District 5823 20 William Curtis (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
POWER, Patrick Dunville, Placentia-St. Marys District 4883 21 Mary Power (P) Brakeman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GREEN, Frank Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom 3061 26 Mrs. Frank Green (s) Musician 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Attested for short service.
LYVER, Gregory Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 4937 19 James Lyver (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BOURGOIS, Gabriel Stephenville, St. George District 5990 23 Clement Bourgois (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Bourgeois
PENNY, Frederick English Harbour, Trinity District 4744 24 Elizabeth Penny (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CRANE, Llewellyn 142 Water Street, St. John's 4470 28 Nathaniel Crane (p) Jeweller 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BUTLER, Patrick Leading Tickles, Twillingate District 4775 27 Mary Butler (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No See Regt. # 4675 for misfiled documents
GARLAND, John Victoria Village, Carbonear District 4341 18 John Garland (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CLANCEY, Dennis Newtown Road, St. John's 4482 29 Mrs. Allan Clancey (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
AUSTIN, Chesley Snooks Arm, Twillingate District 5656 20 James Austin (p) Miner 1918 Salvation Army No No
HICKS, Philip Seymore Merrits Harbour, Twillingate District 5426 18 William Hicks (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist Yes No Saturday, June 8, 1918 Notes: Died of pneumonia. CWGC.
DYKE, Joseph Salvage Bay, Bonavista District 5468 23 Henry Dyke (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GREEN, Percy Burlington, Twillingate District 4359 20 James Green (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DOBER, Michael Mobile, Ferryland District 6059 25 George Dober (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, October 12, 1918 follows service #6050 on microfilm. Died, Spanish influenza (1918). attestation papers completed as Dover, all documents are Dober; Dober is correct.
CRIMP, William 10 McDougall Street, St. John's 4508 18 Bride Crimp (p) Apprentice tailor 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BANNISTER, Philip Port Rexton, Trinity District 4512 21 Charles Bannister (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No