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|
|WYATT, Thomas Walter||202 New Gower Street, St. John's||386||20||Mrs. Wyatt (p)||Mechanic - marine engineer||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|RIDEOUT, Gordon||Foxtrap, Harbour Main District||3754||18||Emma Porter (p)||Farmer||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|DAWE, Dorman||Seldom Come By, Fogo District||5485||19||Samuel Dawe (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MEANEY, Ronald Joseph||St. John's||1353||18||Dennis Meaney (p)||Waiter||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MARRS, Alfred||235 Water Street West, St. John's||105||27||Henry Marrs (p)||Ships joiner||1914||Presbyterian||No||No||Born in Edinburgh, Scotland.|
|NOSEWORTHY, Heber||St. John's||1167||19||Hannah Noseworthy (p)||Cooper||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|LIDSTONE, William||Topsail Road, St. John's||2460||20||William Lidstone Sr. (p)||Teamster||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|STEED, Joseph||Catalina, Trinity District||5896||20||Mary Ann Little (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|CRIMP, Harry||10 McDougall Street, St. John's||5040||23||Bride Crimp (o)||Teamster||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HANEFFANT, Patrick||Black Island, Twillingate District||6024||19||James Hannefant (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BURKE, Albert J.||St. Jacques, Fortune District||5344||24||Catherine Burke (p)||Mechanic||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|KING, James||102 Springdale Street, St. John's||4451||20||William King (p)||Clerk||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|HUNT, Nicholas Prout||88 Barnes Road, St. John's||0-252 - 762||21||Mrs. James Hunt (p)||Clerk||1914||No||No||I.|
|RIDOUT, Charles||Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District||8087||22||Roseanna Ridout (p)||Lumberman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Rideout.|
|BAGGS, George||Broad Cove, Bay de Verde District||3919||21||Moses Baggs (p)||Teacher||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|WOODS, Lloyd W.||68 LeMarchant Road, St. John's||0-184 - 660||24||Sydney Woods (p)||1914||No||No|
|STICKLAND, Alfred||Lamaline, Burin District||4805||22||George Stickland (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of name: Strickland|
|BISHOP, Heber||Long Pond, Harbour Main District||3931||21||Eli Bishop (p)||Labourer||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|PICCO, Norman||Port au Port, St. George District||2518||25||William Picco (p)||Fireman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of last name, Picco or Picot|
|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.|
|FREEMAN, Charles W.||West Champneys, Trinity District||3545||21||James Freeman (p)||Bookkeeper||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PARSONS, Leo||Clattice Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District||5970||20||John Parsons (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DOBBIN, Patrick||Gaskiers, Placentia-St. Marys District||4364||20||Patrick Dobbin (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|JOHNS, Harold||30 Young Street, St. John's||4614||25||Mrs. E. Johns (p)||Grocer||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|NORRIS, William Leonard||41 Hayward Avenue, St. John's||101||28||James Norris (p)||Clerk||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GOODYEAR, Lemuel Gordon||Carmanville, Fogo District||4213||18||Maud Wheaton (o)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|ROSS, Hector Hugh Alexander||14 Victoria Street, St. John's||0-96 - 768||22||H. Ross (p)||1914||No||No||Originally enlisted with the Newfoundland Regiment; transferred to the Newfoundland Forestry Companies 1917.|
|WHELAN, Samuel G.||Cupids, Port de Grave District||2071||20||William Whelan (p)||Telegraph operator||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|ANDERSON, William Stafford||5 Park Place, Rennies Mill Road, St. John's||418||21||Mr. Anderson (p)||Civil engineer||1914||Presbyterian||No||No|
|CARROLL, Richard A.||Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District||2668||18||Alice Rose (o)||Office clerk||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HYNES, Michael||Portugal Cove, St. John's East District||3868||21||Andrew Hynes (o)||Miner||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|JESSEAU, Arthur Francis||Bay of Islands, St. George District||249||19||Arthur Jesseau (p)||Machinist||1914||Roman Catholic||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917.|
|CUTLER, Henry||Ramea, Burgeo-LaPoile District||6259||20||William Cutler (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MARTIN, James||11 John Street, St. John's||3436||22||James Martin (p)||Mattress maker||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MOORE, Otto||53 Goodview Street, St. John's||4456||20||John Moore (p)||Clerk||1918||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|
|HEATH, Ernest||St. John's||829||21||Samuel Heath (p)||Steward||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|FELIX, William||Felix Cove, St. George District||4373||20||Hamiel Felix (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MCGRATH, James J.||St. John's||1231||21||William McGrath (p)||Cabman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HANRAHAN, John||Marystown, Burin District||6177||21||Frances Kanes (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||Mother's name is recorded as Kanes; local spelling is Caines|
|PENNY, Peter L.||Avondale, Harbour Main District||4220||19||William Penny (p)||Paper maker||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SNOW, Eliken||Salt Pond, Twillingate District||5397||19||Stephen Snow (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|COLEMAN, Bartholomew||Curling, St. George District||5395||22||Joseph Coleman (o)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FRASER, Hazen||234 Duckworth Street, St. John's||2404||17||Dr. N.S. Fraser (p)||Student||1916||Presbyterian||No||No|
|ROACH, Samuel||Coleys Point, Harbour Grace District||4494||19||Samuel Roach (p)||Student||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Also contains documents relating to service #4994, William McGrath. Variant spelling of name: Roache, Roche.|
|JACOBS, Arthur||Little Hearts Ease, Trinity District||4996||18||William Jacobs (p)||Lumberman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BRAGG, Miles||95 Carters Hill, St. John's||8363||19||William Bragg (p)||Labourer||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MULLINS, James||227 Hamilton Avenue, St. John's||5104||23||John Mullins (p)||Bricklayer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|