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 email@example.com 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|
|SMITH, Clifford||[Lunces] Cove, Burin District||8258||19||Joseph Smith (p)||Labourer||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|FARRINGTON, William||York, England, United Kingdom - Government House, Military Road, St. John's||694||22||Arthur Farrington (p)||Footman||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SAMMS, George||York Harbour, Bay of Islands, St. George District||1988||19||Elizabeth Samms (p)||Fisherman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Friday, November 16, 1917||Variation in name: Identified on Bay of Islands war memorial as Sams|
|VINCENT, John||York Harbour, Bay of Islands, St. George District||5876||23||Joseph Vincent (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MOORS, Jonathan Leonard||Woody Point, St. Barbe District||5685||19||William Moores (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No||Discrepancy in name: surname spelled Moores by clerk, recruit's signature is Moors.|
|PROSPER, Hayward||Woody Point, St. Barbe District||4366||28||William Prosper (p)||Seaman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|READ, Charles||Woody Point, St. Barbe District||8251||18||Charles Read (p)||1917||No||No||File missing. Information from service ledger.|
|CAINES, John||Woody Point, St. Barbe District||8177||28||Georgiana Belle Caines (s)||Lumberman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|ALLEN, Richard||Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||5916||24||Richard Allen (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BARRETT, Josiah||Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||5873||20||John Barrett (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PARDY, Charles||Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||6153||26||Charles Pardy (p)||Sailor||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|LOCKYEAR, Jeremiah||Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||5913||20||Joseph Lockyer (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PARDY, James||Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||2763||Charles Pardy (p)||1916||No||No||See also # 6152; enlisted in 1916 and recorded as deserter; re-enlisted 1918; Information from service ledger and service file # 6152|
|BARRETT, Alexander||Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||6078||21||Robert J. Barrett (p)||Agent||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BARRETT, Angus||Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||5976||18||John Barrett (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PARDY, James||Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys||6152||23||Charles Pardy (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No||See also # 2763; enlisted in 1916 and recorded as deserter; re-enlisted 1918|
|THROWBRIDGE, George Thomas||Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys||6199||26||Samuel Throwbridge (p)||Sailor||1918||Methodist||No||No||Variant spellings of name - Throwbridge, Trowbridge, Strowbridge, Strawbridge; attested as Throwbridge.|
|JESSO, Edward||Woods Island, Bay of Islands, St. George District||1808||21||Joseph Jesso (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No||Includes photograph of his wife, Joanne Jesso, of Winchester.|
|JESSO, Frederick Benedick||Woods Island, Bay of Islands, St. George District||1427||19||Mr. Jesso (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CURLEY, John Thomas||Woods Island, Bay of Islands, St. George District||1435||30||Elizabeth Curley (s)||Iron moulder||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|JESSO, Leo Francis||Woods Island, Bay of Islands, St. George District||1812||19||Joseph Jesso (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GREEN, Edward [Luke E.]||Woodford Cove, Twillingate District||4919||18||Mary King (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|DUNN, Sylvester||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||6001||20||Earnest Dunn (o)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|VICKERS, John.||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||5749||20||Martin Vickers (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CARTER, James||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||4591||23||Fanny Vickers (p)||Blacksmith||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|VICKERS, John||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||5116||23||Patrick Vickers (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|YARD, James||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||5744||22||Christopher Yard (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|POWER, Martin Frances||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||3331||18||John Joseph Power (o)||Carpenters apprentice||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CAREW, Arthur||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||6002||24||Thomas Carew (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WHITE, Martin||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||6012||22||Cornelius White (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|VICKERS, Joseph||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||6018||20||William Vickers (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|OBRIEN, Michael Gregory||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||2968||18||Nicholas J. O'Brien (p)||Fisherman||1916||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Friday, October 25, 1918|
|MURPHY, Arthur||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||5035||24||Edward Murphy||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||Attestation papers not included|
|MADDIGAN, Matthew||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||6109||21||John Maddigan (p)||Miner||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ARMSTRONG, Martin||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||4758||19||Martin Armstrong (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ARMSTRONG, Patrick||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||5746||19||Thomas Armstrong (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|POWER, James Matthew||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||1150||19||Martin Power (o)||Coachman||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|FRENCH, Joseph Chesley||Winterton,Trinity District||2151||19||Mrs. Walter French (p)||Barkerman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|HISCOCK, William||Winterton, Trinity District||5347||22||Samuel Hiscock (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|GEORGE, Abraham||Winterton, Trinity District||5359||21||Reuben George (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PIERCEY, Henry Martin||Winterton, Trinity District||4239||23||Rachel Piercey (p)||Fisherman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|BROWN, Albert||Winterton, Trinity District||5242||21||John Brown (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|TUCKER, Joshua||Winterton, Trinity District||2684||19||John Tucker (p)||Clerk||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||Yes||Saturday, April 14, 1917||POW Date: 1917|
|HISCOCK, Simeon||Winterton, Trinity District||5313||25||Jacob Hiscock (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|KELLAND, Malcolm||Winterton, Trinity District||5243||19||Peter Kelland (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HISCOCK, Edgar William||Winterton, Trinity District||6275||21||Robert Hiscock (p)||Clerk||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PIERCEY, Noah||Winterton, Trinity District||5342||18||Ananias Piercey (p)||(?) Manufacturer||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|HISCOCK, John||Winterton, Trinity District||5310||20||Albert Hiscock (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|REID, John||Winterton, Trinity District||5926||19||Peter Reid (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HILLYER, Andrew||Winterton, Trinity District||8388||35||Nellie Hillyer (p)||Sawyer||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Hillier|