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|
|WAREHAM, Walter Bennett||Lewisport, Twillingate District||2907||24||James Wareham (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|FOSTER, Sidney||La Scie, St. Barbe District||5147||19||James Foster (p)||Clerk||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PIKE, Robert||Lewisporte, Twillingate District||8066||45||Emily Pike (s)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|KNIGHT, James Michael||St. John's||1112||19||Ellen Knight (p)||Clerk||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|STONE, Thomas||Monroe, Trinity District||5601||23||John Stone (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CARTER, Albert||75 Quidi Vidi Road, St. John's||2348||18||John Carter (p)||Labourer||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BOWER, W. C. E.||No information||0-227||1916||Yes||No||Thursday, October 19, 1916||Attestation papers not included - Attached from Royal Army Medical Corps|
|LAWRENCE, Frederick||Bonavista, Bonavista District||3691||18||John Lawrence (p)||Tinsmith||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MARTIN, Leonard||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||2682||19||Naomi Martin (p)||Shoe maker||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|
|ABBOTT, John||Middle Brook, Bonavista District||6123||19||George Abbott (p)||Lumberman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|TIZZARD, Gordon||St. John's||753||20||Simeon Tizzard (p)||Fisherman||1914||Methodist||Yes||No||Wednesday, April 10, 1918|
|ONEIL, Augustine J.||273 Water Street, St. John's||3243||18||Agnes O'Neil (p)||Mechanic||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|EBSARY, Frederick Ernest||St. John's||1138||19||Mrs. Newman Ebsary (p)||Cooper||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Thursday, September 23, 1915|
|MURRIN, James||Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District||4382||26||William Murrin (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MACKANESS, C.L.||n/a||Dental Officer||1918||No||No||File missing. Attached as Dental Officer, Hazeley Camp.|
|PERRY, Thomas Avery||Catalina, Trinity District||423||21||Benjamin Perry (p)||Fisherman||1914||No||No|
|SMALL, Frank||Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District||2231||19||Jabez Smith (p)||Cook||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|HODDER, Norman||Marystown, Burin District||3038||18||Henry Elias Hodder (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No||discharged medically unfit 10 September 1918; Drowned 15 February 1921|
|CLARKE, Grant||St. John's||1502||19||Mrs. William Clarke (p)||Messenger||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|SOMERTON, Frederick Charles||Trinity, Trinity District||1342||26||Caroline Somerton (p)||School teacher||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Thursday, November 25, 1915|
|SQUIRES, William Charles||Blackhead Road, St. John's||2804||28||Benjamin Squires (p)||Labourer||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|STONE, Cyril G.||Fogo, Fogo District||3410||18||Aaron Stone (p)||Clerk||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|EVANS, Joseph||Grand Bank, Burin District||2793||18||Captain William P. Evans (p)||Clerk||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|MILLS, Edgar||Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District||1317||23||Archibald Mills (p)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|WALSH, Michael||Coachmans Cove, St. Barbe District||5612||20||Joseph Walsh (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|POWER, James Thornton||St. John's||1169||20||Thomas Power (p)||Cabman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CHAFFEY, Arthur J.||Jeffreys, St. George District||3014||18||Edward Chaffey (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Monday, December 3, 1917|
|KEARLEY, Walter||Topsail, Harbour Main District||552||19||Solomon Kearley (p)||Mechanic||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BARTON, B.J.||No information||0-229||1918||No||No||Attestation papers not included - Attached to Regiment as commanding officer from Yorkshire|
|FRAMPTON, George||Lewisporte, Twillingate District||2509||23||Stanley Frampton (p)||Steward||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|LIND, Francis Thomas||Little Bay, Twillingate District||541||34||Elizabeth Lind (p)||Accountant||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|HEALEY, Patrick||68 Water Street West, St. John's||4955||19||John Healey (p)||Telegraph operator||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DAY, Walter V.||St. John's||1660||18||Ernest Day (p)||Tailor||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|PARSONS, William||Flat Rock, St. John's East District||5750||20||James Parsons (p)||Cod oil refiner||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GLADNEY, Edward Francis||Fort Townshend, St. John's||335||19||John Gladney (p)||Carpenter||1914||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|PENNELL, William Anthony||Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District||3347||18||Daniel J. Pennell (p)||Fisherman||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|JONES, Bond||Western Head, Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District||4273||19||Kenneth Jones (p)||Fisherman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|RUSSELL, Harold||Tickle Cove, Bonavista District||4285||26||Samuel Russell (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SMITH, William||Petites, Burgeo-LePoile District||6326||22||Mary Clifford (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|SPARKES, Reuben||Whitbourne, Trinity District||6223||18||John Sparkes (p)||Miller||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|QUIGLEY, Michael Joseph||St. John's||861||27||Mrs. Captain Turner (o)||Machinist||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|PARSONS, Edward||Freshwater, Bell Island, St. John's East District||5772||20||Thomas Parsons (p)||Miner||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|TAYLOR, George||23 Spencer Street, St. John's||2080||24||Mrs. George Taylor (s)||Labourer||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Monday, April 23, 1917|
|NORMAN, Jesse||Catalina, Trinity District||3512||20||Theresa (William) Norman (p)||Labourer||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|CHAFE, Benjamin||Petty Harbour Road, Goulds, St. John's West District||4541||20||Alfred Chafe (p)||Truckman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PINK, Kenneth||Cape La Hune, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5576||22||John Pink (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BALL, Archibald James||Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District||2457||21||William Ball (p)||Lumberman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|NOSEWORTHY, Harold||6 Wickford Street, St. John's||8404||18||Thomas Noseworthy (p)||Labourer||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|OKE, Thomas||Long Island, Twillingate District||6287||20||Joseph Oke (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|RIDEOUT, Thomas||Harbour Le Cou, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5935||21||Charles Rideout (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|