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|
|LIDSTONE, William||Topsail Road, St. John's||2460||20||William Lidstone Sr. (p)||Teamster||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SEARLE, Richard||Goulds, St. John's West District||3986||18||May Ruby (p)||Farmer||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|STEED, Leonard||Elliston, Trinity District||3895||18||Joseph Steed (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|BUCKLEY, John||Botwood, Twillingate District||8448||50||Theresa Buckley (s)||1917||No||No||File missing. Information from service ledger.|
|STRATTON, Hubert||Valleyfield, Bonavista District||5449||19||Christopher Stratton (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BURKE, Anthony||St. Jacques, Fortune District||5392||22||Thomas Burke (p)||Steel worker||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|EBSARY, William A.||Southside Road, St. John's||3189||29||Editha Ebsary (p)||Labourer||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|KING, James||102 Springdale Street, St. John's||4451||20||William King (p)||Clerk||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|HIRST, Edward||St. John's||2070||21||Edward Hirst (p)||Musical student||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|RIDOUT, Charles||Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District||8087||22||Roseanna Ridout (p)||Lumberman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Rideout.|
|WOODS, Lloyd W.||68 LeMarchant Road, St. John's||0-184 - 660||24||Sydney Woods (p)||1914||No||No|
|SIMMONS, Robert||Botwood, Twillingate District||3380||19||William Simmons (p)||Wharfinger||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|RENDELL, Clifford||Duckworth Street, St. John's||0-144 - 621||19||Dr. H. Rendell (p)||Clerk||1914||Yes||No||Saturday, July 22, 1916||Photograph of grave-site included.|
|HUTCHINGS, Edward||Whitbourne, Trinity District||4967||23||Ambrose Hutchings (p)||Millwright||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|LEGROW, Walter||56 Spencer Street, St. John's||2093||22||John LeGrow (p)||Draper||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Thursday, August 16, 1917|
|PIERCEY, Birkley||Hopeall, Trinity District||421||23||Isaac Piercey (o)||Fisherman||1914||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|FARRELL, Eugene||Port aux Basques, Burgeo-LaPoile District||3855||19||Elizabeth Farrell (p)||Fisherman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|TUCKER, George||Burnt Head, Port de Grave District||5287||22||Ambrose Tucker (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|STROUDE, Fred||Alexander Bay, Bonavista District||1325 & 8083||21||Priscilla Stroude (p)||Lumberman||1915||Methodist||No||No||Originally enlisted with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment; transferred to the Newfoundland Forestry Companies. No additional service records under Regimental number 8083.|
|EATON, William John||52 Longs Hill, St. John's||137||James J. Hodder (o)||Clerk||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GROUCHY, Frank||46 Goodview Street, St. John's||3407||18||Martha (Frank) Grouchy (p)||News agent||1917||Methodist||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Grouchey|
|WATTS, Rupert King||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||276||21||Jennie Watts (p)||Clerk||1914||Methodist||Yes||No||Monday, September 27, 1915|
|NORTH, Robert||Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District||2596||18||George North (p)||Student||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Tuesday, November 20, 1917|
|DEA, Albert||Bay Bulls, Ferryland District||6108||20||Michael Dea (p)||Sailor||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GOODYEAR, Lemuel Gordon||Carmanville, Fogo District||4213||18||Maud Wheaton (o)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|HUDSON, Lewis Gilbert||Adams Cove, Bay de Verde District||2214||18||Levi Hudson (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||Yes||Yes||Tuesday, April 2, 1918||POW Date: 1917 See also service #1766 for additional information.|
|WHELAN, Samuel G.||Cupids, Port de Grave District||2071||20||William Whelan (p)||Telegraph operator||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|OAKE, James||Cutwell Arm, Twillingate District||5507||23||Joseph Oake (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BALL, Douglas||Little Burnt Bay, Twillingate District||8440||19||Noah Ball (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|MCDONALD, Donald Richard||West Cul de Sac, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5561||19||Lucy McDonald (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CUTLER, Howard Frank||St. George, St. George District||899||19||Edward Cutler (p)||Mail clerk||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|ANTHONY, Samuel||Seldom Come By, Fogo District||5493||21||Samuel Anthony (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|MARTIN, James||11 John Street, St. John's||3436||22||James Martin (p)||Mattress maker||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MOORE, Paul P.||Wesleyville, Bonavista District||1705||19||Reverend Edwin Moore (p)||Student||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|MEANEY, Frank||Brigus, Port de Grave district||8038||19||John Meaney (o)||1917||No||No||File missing. Information from service ledger.|
|CONRAN, William||Harbour Main, Harbour Main District||4795||19||Michael Conran (p)||Lumberman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BARBOUR, Lester D.||Newtown, Bonavista District||3709||22||Mary J. Barbour (p)||Grocer||1917||Methodist||Yes||No||Sunday, March 10, 1918|
|JENSEN, Lewis||Harbour Breton, Fortune District||5567||19||White Jensen (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||See also service # 5614 Abner Whitehorn for related documents.|
|TEE, William||Burnt Cove, Twillingate District||5761||21||William Lee (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||Discrepancy in name: Attestation and signature is Tee; some documents completed as Lee. Previously transcribed as Lee.|
|HANN, George||Wesleyville, Bonavista District||2605||19||Captain Charles Hann (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, September 8, 1917||Died 8 September, 1917, of wounds (CWGC, N).|
|HERRITT, Matthew||Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5837||26||Matthew Herritt (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BRAKE, Alphonsus Joseph||Marystown, Burin District||1762||20||Julia Ann Martin (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FAHEY, Andrew||Kilbride, St. John's West District||4529||18||Constable Andrew Fahey (p)||Power house gas operator||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SNOW, Eliken||Salt Pond, Twillingate District||5397||19||Stephen Snow (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|HULL, Victor||Little Bay Islands, Twillingate District||5471||18||John Hull (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||Yes||No||Thursday, June 8, 1916|
|COLEMAN, Bartholomew||Curling, St. George District||5395||22||Joseph Coleman (o)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DUNPHY, Edmond Lawrence||31 Central Street, St. John's||2967||18||Patrick Dunphy (p)||Cooper||1918||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|GREENING, Eleazar Philip||Musgravetown. Bonavista District||2795||23||Gideon Greening (p)||Locomotive fireman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|CATER, John||Grand Falls, Twillingate District||3557||18||Mary (John) Cater (p)||Office clerk||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|ROBERTS, Abraham [Abram]||Point Leamington, Twillingate District||2766||19||John Roberts (p)||Lumberman||1916||Salvation Army||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|