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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 Community Service Number Age of Enlistment Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Deathsort descending Commendations Notes
CAVE, Henry John Fox Head, Change Islands, Fogo District 4394 22 William Cave (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
STUDLEY, Sidney Indian Burying Place, Twillingate District 5678 23 Henry Studley (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HILL, Harris 55 Merrymeeting Road, St. John's 8262 27 Thomas Hill (p) Cooper 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MUNN, Robert Stewart Errol St. John's 787 18 W.A. Munn (p) Clerk 1914 Presbyterian No No
SNOW, Garland Norris Arm, Twillingate District 4058 19 Abraham Snow (p) Trapper 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PILLEY, William J. Phillips Head, Twillingate District 1937 24 Edmund Pilley (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
WHITE, George Grand Bank, Burin district 8145 25 Mrs. Amelia H. White (s) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
RIDEOUT, Peter B. Exploits Harbour, Twillingate District 5558 21 Silas Rideout (p) Coast trader 1918 Methodist No No
FORSEY, Bernard 235 Water Street, St. John's 0-215 - 12 19 Mr. Forsey (p) Engineer 1914 No No Four documents duplicated from #0-214 William McHenry are on the reel labelled as Bernard Forsey. Labels were placed by LAC at time of microfilming.
HARVEY, Gerald Cockburn Kings Bridge Road, St. John's 0-33 - 333 28 A.J. Harvey (p) Merchant 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No Also contains documents relating to service # 0-94 Stanley Robertson and # 0-194 Guy W. Harvey. Attached to Royal Flying Corps 1916-1917.
CALLAHAN, Albert Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 4178 22 Matthew Callahan (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
OXFORD, Henry Rencontre, Fortune District 2926 17 Samuel Oxford (p) Student 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CLIFT, John 100 Military Road, St. John's 0-177 - 503 21 J.A. Clift (p) Bank clerk 1914 No No PDF
DROVER, Albert Southside Road, St. John's 4951 19 Uriah Drover (p) Miner 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
VIVIAN, William Flat Islands, Bonavista District 5178 22 Bessie Hapgood (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WARREN, Harris La Scie, St. Barbe District 3450 19 John Warren (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
HEPDITCH, Otto Cecil Harbour Buffett, Placentia-St. Mary's District 1577 19 Christopher Hepditch (p) Seaman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WAY, Joseph Bonavista, Bonavista District 5892 21 Alfred Way (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BURT, Jacob Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District 4987 19 Robert Burt (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BATSTONE, Pearce Nippers Harbour, Twillingate District 5541 20 Jesse Batstone (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HAWKE, Michael Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 1672 27 Bridget Hawke (o) Lumberman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
HISCOCK, George Craniford 7 Southside Road, St. John's 342 22 Elizabeth Hiscock (p) Labourer 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DONOVAN, Michael No information 531 1914 No No Discharge notice only; Attestation papers not included. No information in Cramm or service ledger.
THOMEY, Henry Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 2204 21 Mrs. M. Thomey (p) Solerounder 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
RICHARDS, Finlay McNeil Campbell 25 Balsom Street, St. John's 8 19 Abram Richards (p) Clerk 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917
MARCH, Charles Llewellyn 89 Bond Street, St. John's 86 19 Sergt. A. March (p) Draper 1914 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917.
BOYCE, Norman Jersey Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District 2928 19 Daniel Boyce (p) Student 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LEWIS, Michael Fleur de Lys, St. Barbe District 4911 20 George Lewis (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BENNETT, John E. Cape St. George, St. George District 5003 19 Joseph Bennett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HOPKINS, Thomas Roland Hearts Content, Trinity District 887 23 Mr. And Mrs. Hopkins (p) Draper 1915 No No
SEVIOUR, George Richard 6 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 1151 21 Martha Seviour (p) Insurance clerk 1915 No No
STACEY, Wilson Sound Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 5988 22 Albert Stacey (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LEDREW, Ralph B. Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 2094 19 John LeDrew (p) Cable operator 1916 Methodist No No PDF
MCKAY, Notman Arthur Stephenville Crossing, St. George District 4277 18 Sarah McKay (p) Fireman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HART, Roland Fogo, Fogo District 4176 21 Silas Hart (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, Allan La Scie, St. Barbe District 2643 35 Mrs. Allan White (s) Lumberman 1916 Salvation Army No No
KNIGHT, Frank Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 4304 23 William Knight (p) Sailor 1918 Methodist No No
MULLETT, Abraham Thomas Wesleyville, Bonavista District 437 23 James Mullett (p) Sailor 1914 Methodist No No
LAWLOR, James St. Phillips, St. John's West District 5036 25 James Lawlor (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No See # 5086 for misfiled document
BOBBETT, Harry Pass Island, Fortune District 3501 19 William Bobbett (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: Babbott and Babbet.
CHRISTOPHER, Joseph Mall Bay, Placentia-St. Marys District 6156 24 Mary Christopher (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BYRNE, Francis 15 Flavin Street, St. John's 4022 19 James Byrne (p) Ships carpenter 1917 Roman Catholic No No
TIPPLE, Austin Gerald St. George, St. George District 583 20 Edward Tipple (p) Telegraph operator 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No Previously transcribed as Austen; transcribed on Descriptive Report on Enlistment: Arthur
PEYTON, Herbert Munden Botwood, Twillingate District 4160 18 Thomas Peyton (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
WILLIAMS, Vincent Bay Bulls, Ferryland District 4585 18 Clotilda Williams (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
EARLES, Walter Trinity, Trinity District 2555 18 Mark Earles (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
OBRIEN, Andrew Joseph Topsail, Harbour Main District 1375 19 Mary O'Brien (p) Miner 1915 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917.
REID, John Winterton, Trinity District 5926 19 Peter Reid (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FOLEY, John J. Burin North, Burin District 5102 25 Mary Pardy (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HYNES, Aubrey Indian Island, Fogo District 5592 19 Alexander Hynes (o) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No