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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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|
|IVANY, John||McNeil Street, St. John's||5788||21||Benjamin Ivany (p)||Labourer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|JESSO, Joseph||Brooms Bottom, St. George District||6258||20||James Jesso (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GULLAGE, William F.||Catalina, Trinity District||3260||20||James S. Gullage (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Thursday, August 16, 1917|
|CHEATER, James||Grey Islands, White Bay, St. Barbe district||4566||22||James Cheater Sr. (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Chayter, Chaytor, Chater, Cheator|
|HICKEY, Edward||Barren Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||1920||20||Thomas Hickey (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Monday, December 3, 1917|
|MITCHELL, Maxwell||47 Spencer Street, St. John's||8360||19||George Mitchell (p)||Labourer||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|POWER, William Joseph||St. John's||965||20||Mr. Power (p)||Office Clerk||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Monday, April 23, 1917||Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel 74.|
|GALE, John||West Bay, Port au Port, St. George District||4869||20||Daniel Gale (p)||Carpenter||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FELTHAM, Moses||Deer Island, Bonavista District||5568||19||Benjamin Feltham (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|FUDGE, George||Muddy Hole, Burgeo-LaPoile District||4323||21||John Fudge (p)||Sailor||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Saturday, June 22, 1918|
|FLYNN, Thomas||22 Stephen Street, St. John's||4631||21||Patrick Flynn (p)||Clerk||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HYNES, Frank||Brents Cove, St. Barbe District||4117||19||Thurston Hynes (p)||Fisherman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CLARK, Ambrose||Dunfield, Trinity District||2295||18||Jacob Clark (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BRAKE, Samuel||Marystown, Burin District||6060||20||William Brake (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|QUIRK, Peter.||Mobile, Ferryland District||5748||22||Daniel Quirk (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|RUSSELL, William||Brooklyn, Bonavista District||1137||19||Mrs. Samuel Russell (p)||Labourer||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|DOVER, James A.||Little Bay, Twillingate District||1723||20||John Joseph Dover (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WALSH, Fred||Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District||4746||22||James Walsh (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|STONE, Clarence||Smith Sound, Trinity District||2699||21||Ronald Stone (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|KING, Albert Victor||Catalina, Trinity District||1168||21||Martha King (p)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|BROWN, John||Squid Tickle, Bonavista District||5442||19||William Brown (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BARRON, Peter Francis||St. John's||945||29||Alice Barron (s)||Teamster||1915||Roman Catholic||No||Yes||POW Date: 1916 Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel 73|
|SOMERTON, Austin||Trinity, Trinity District||2428||18||Fred Somerton (p)||Scholar||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|POWER, James Matthew||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||1150||19||Martin Power (o)||Coachman||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|WISEMAN, William Wilson||Clarenville, Trinity District||1350||22||Stella Wiseman (p)||Locomotive fireman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|DAWE, Samuel||170 Water Street, St. John's||3224||22||Samuel Dawe (p)||Sailor||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HALLETT, Jack||26 Balsom Street, St. John's||2515||18||John Hallett (p)||Clerk||1916||Methodist||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|
|LYNCH, Thomas||St. John's||1355||27||Thomas Lynch (p)||Cooper||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Thursday, March 14, 1918|
|COURT||No information||0-250||No||No||Attestation papers not included; attached from RAMC|
|PARSONS, Wilfred C.||Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District||1876||18||Mrs. Wm Parsons(p)||Operator||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discharged medically unfit 21 March 1917; attested for Newfoundland Forestry Companies 29 Jan. 1918, discharged 18 Feb. 1918.|
|SMITH, James||Spread Eagle, Trinity District||5326||23||Isaac Smith (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PENNELL, Samuel||67 Lime Street, St. John's||2887||18||James Bennett (p)||Jeweller||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|MAYBEE, Samuel||Trinity, Trinity District||3030||18||Thomas Maybee (p)||Steward||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 3 D.N.X.|
|ROSE, George||Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District||2919||18||Matthew Rose (p)||Sailor||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|TARRANT, Elias||Burnt Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District||2446||22||Mrs. John William Tarrant (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|MAHER, James||Argentia, Placentia-St. Marys District||5834||21||John Maher (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MCFATRIDGE, James||Main River, St. George District||1423||19||Walter McFatridge (p)||Fisherman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HILLIER, Amos George||Point au Gaul, Lamaline, Burin District||8418||41||Freddie Hillier (o)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PAUL, Robert||Burin Bay, Burin District||4087||18||Albert Paul (p)||Fisherman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|BAIRD, John Joseph||321 Water Street, St. John's||648||23||Samuel Baird (p)||Sailor||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GRANDY, Reginald||Bay L'Argent, Fortune District||1684||26||Ann Grandy (p)||Fisherman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PINE, Aloysius Richard||English Harbour West, Fortune District||5385||18||James Pine (p)||Telegraph operator||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WHITE, Jacob||Normans Cove, Trinity District||8142||24||Beatrice White (s)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|SHORT, Nehemiah||New Bonaventure, Trinity District||4279||20||Isaac Short (p)||School teacher||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RIDEOUT, Robert||Long Pond, Harbour Main District||3753||18||Richard Rideout (p)||Farmer||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SMITH, Edward||Battle Harbour, Labrador||5710||23||Jane Smith (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Monday, October 14, 1918|
|YETMAN, William||Brookfield, Bonavista District||610||19||George Yetman (p)||Steward||1914||Methodist||No||No||I|
|ODRISCOLL, Albert.||Tors Cove, Ferryland District||551||25||Sarah O'Driscoll (p)||Fisherman||1914||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|CALLAHAN, Rodger John||90 LeMarchant Road, St. John's||344||24||Rodger Callahan (p)||Accountant||1914||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|OSMOND, William||Little Bay, Twillingate District||4114||19||Dorman Osmond (p)||Fisherman||1917||Salvation Army||Yes||No||Thursday, October 3, 1918|