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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 Communitysort ascending Service Number Age of Enlistment Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
CULL, Andrew Shoal Bay, Fogo District 5980 23 Abraham Cull (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MEW, Percival Charles Shirley, Southhampton, England, United Kingdom 885 22 Charles Mew (p) Grocery salesman 1915 Methodist No No PDF
MEW, Sydney Frank. Shirley, Southampton, England, United Kingdom 0-259-1939 24 Charles Mew (p) Book binder 1916 Methodist No No
MEW, Sydney Frank Shirley, Southampton, England, United Kingdom 0-259 - 1939 24 Charles Mew (p) Book binder 1916 Methodist No No
DARBY, Cyril Roy Ships Cove, Burin District 3150 23 Stephen A. Darby (p) Clerk 1916 Methodist No No
PURCELL, John Ship Head, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4343 21 William Purcell (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
STEVENSON, Robert Louis Ship Head, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 2622 18 Albert Stevenson (p) Sailor 1916 Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1699X. No No
LEPAGE, Manuel Ship Cove, St. George District 3179 18 Claude LePage (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, December 3, 1917
JESSO, Henry Martin Ship Cove, St. George District 4949 27 Edward Jesso (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MANNING, Peter Joseph Sheehans Chute, St. John's 687 19 Fanny Manning (p) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
SPENCER, John Shearstown, Harbour Grace District 3884 29 Susanna Badcock (p) Clergyman 1917 Methodist No No
DWYER, James Shearstown, Harbour Grace District 8477 19 William Dwyer (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
PARSONS, William Shearstown, Harbour Grace District 5231 20 William Parsons (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SNOW, Edward Shearstown, Conception Bay, Harbour Grace District 5138 21 William Snow (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
BRAGG, Robert Shamblers Cove, Bonavista District 2863 32 Daniel Bragg (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COLUMBUS, Fred Shallops Cove, St. George District 912 21 Frank Columbus (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, October 9, 1915
GARNIER, Joseph Shallops Cove, St. George District 6009 19 Constance Garnier (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLOUMB, David Shallops Cove, St. George District 8081 18 Frank Coloumb (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
DAWE, Rowland Seldom Come By, Fogo District 8411 19 Theophilus Dawe (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DAWE, Arthur Seldom Come By, Fogo District 4054 20 Theophilus Dawe (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
BUDDEN, Allan Seldom Come By, Fogo District 6083 23 James Budden (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DAWE, Dorman Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5485 19 Samuel Dawe (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HARNETT, Walter Joseph Seldom Come By, Fogo District 458 33 Mary Harnett (p) Fisherman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in spelling of name - Harnott
COLLINS, Isaac Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5478 22 Frank Collins (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HARNETT, William John Seldom Come By, Fogo District 2981 36 Mary Harnett (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in spelling of name - Mahoney, Maloney
PENNEY, Kenneth Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5477 24 Mark Penney (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: Penny
BOONE, Lewis B. Seldom Come By, Fogo District 2019 17 Samuel Boone (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
HOLMES, Archibald Seldom Come By, Fogo District 2315 20 Moses Holmes (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
ANTHONY, Donald Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5487 20 Joseph Anthony (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
ANTHONY, Samuel Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5493 21 Samuel Anthony (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PENNEY, Thomas William Seldom Come By, Fogo District 4247 22 Mark Penny (p) Clerk 1917 Methodist No No
HARNETT, Alphaeus Seldom Come By, Fogo District 3415 18 Samuel Harnett (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ANTHONY, Stanley Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5491 21 Henry Anthony (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
ANTHONY, William Charles Seldom Come By, Fogo District 3139 23 Samuel Anthony (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
DAWE, Fred N. Seldom Come By, Fogo District 8410 21 Theophilus Dawe (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GREEN, Peter Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5472 21 Job Green (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HARNETT, Frank Seldom Come By, Fogo District 1612 30 Mary Harnett (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
OQUINN, Vincent Joseph Searston, Codroy Valley, St. George District 1136 19 Thomas O'Quinn (p) Telegraph operator 1915 Roman Catholic No No
NICHOLS, Campbell Whittycombe Seamans Institute, St. John's - Deer Lake, St. George District 810 19 John Nichols (p) Labourer 1914 Methodist Yes No Sunday, July 16, 1916 Discrepancy in name: documents state Whittycombe; signature is Whycombe.
HYNES, Lemuel Edward Seamans Institute - Indian Island, Fogo District 806 26 Richard Hynes (p) Fisherman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
HYNES, Richard Edward Seamans Institute - Indian Island, Fogo District 807 23 William Hynes (o) Fisherman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916 PDF Variant spelling of name - Hines.
STEVENS, James Seal Islands, Labrador 5790 19 George Stevens (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HULL, Harvey Seal Islands, Labrador 2911 30 Mrs. Harvey Hull (s) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MCKAY, Stewart Seal Cove, White Bay, St. Barbe district 5613 20 Edward McKay (p) 1918 Yes No Monday, July 8, 1918 Date of Death: 08 July 1918 from CWGC File missing. Information from service ledger. MacKay in CWGC
SAMSON, Martin R. Seal Cove, Twillingate District 8085 29 Robert Samson (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
MEAD, William Seal Cove, Hermitage Bay, Fortune district 8254 29 John Mead 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
MORGAN, Henry Seal Cove, Harbour Main District 5303 21 John Morgan (p) Miner 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BUTLER, Jabez Seal Cove, Harbour Main District 5735 22 Charles Butler (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DAWE, John Seal Cove, Harbour Main District 5737 23 Jane Dawe (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discharge papers list Long Pond, Harbour Main District as community/district.
ANTHONY, William Seal Cove, Harbour Main District 2247 19 Isaac Anthony (p) Carter 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF