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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 Fatalitysort descending PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
FLAGG, Jonathan Nain, Labrador 5952 21 Leopold Flagg (o) Fisherman 1918 Moravian No No
GILLINGHAM, Isaac Jacksons Arm, St. Barbe District 8170 22 Hannah Hynes (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PUDDISTER, Thomas Bay Bulls, Ferryland District 4388 20 Thomas Puddister (p) School teacher 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MOSS, John Grand Falls, Twillingate District 8390 49 Margaret Moss (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
SQUIRE, George Salvage, Bonavista District 3509 19 Mrs. Robert Squire (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in name: Squires.
BISHOP, Levi Grand Falls, Twillingate District 3945 18 George Bishop (p) Telegraph operator 1917 Methodist - Salvation Army No No Discrepancy in religion.
EDWARDS, Samuel Catalina, Trinity District 2192 19 Mrs. J Stevens (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MURPHY, Edward Patrick Catalina, Trinity District 1252 32 Mr. Murphy (p) Clerk 1915 Roman Catholic No No
ANDREWS, Adam Nippers Harbour, Twillingate District 8122 26 William Andrews (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PIKE, Launcelot Lamaline, Burin District 1161 21 Mary Ann Pike (p) Labourer (builder's contractor) 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JORDAN, Thomas Joseph Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 1752 19 Joseph Jordan (p) Fisherman 1915 No Yes POW Date: 1917
HOMER, Joshua Carbonear, Carbonear District 3961 18 Joseph Homer (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - Homan.
COLLINS, George Wellington, Bonavista District 5233 20 Joseph Collins (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
STAGG, Edmund Little Catalina, Trinity District 5339 24 Thomas Stagg (p) Sailor 1918 Methodist No No
BENSON, Frederick Chesley Salvage, Bonavista District 1049 21 James Brown (o) Fisherman 1915 No No
SHAVE, Raymond Purchase Burin, Burin District 5588 18 Thomas Shave (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SKEANS, William Boat House Lane, St. John's 1176 28 Edward Skeans (p) Chauffeur 1915 Roman Catholic No No
MARTIN, William H. A. Cornwall Avenue, St. John's 2573 23 Arthur Martin (p) Electrical engineer 1916 Methodist No No Part of file of Ebenezer Wiseman also included, see service # 2523. #2573 was assigned in error.
PRASUYON, Wallace St. George, St. George District 8076 21 John Prasuyon (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
STOWE, Samuel Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 5092 19 Eli Stowe (p) Boiler maker 1918 Methodist No No
CARTER, Charles Fred Belleoram, Fortune District 1403 19 Susan Carter (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
PATERSON, John Queens Road, St. John's 0-211 - 3454 17 Dr. L. Paterson (p) Student 1917 Presbyterian No No
SIMMS, Harold Fogo, Fogo District 3911 26 Thomas Simms (p) Teacher 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MANUEL, Harry Campbellton, Twillingate District 3921 23 Uriah Manuel (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
ADEY, Albert Clarenville, Trinity District 2076 19 William Adey (p) Lumberman 1916 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
TOMS, Harold La Scie, St. Barbe District 5615 19 William Toms (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DIAMOND, Samuel H. Change Islands, Fogo District 4282 21 Esau Diamond (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
PARSONS, John C. Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 5393 19 Jemima Parsons (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SCOTT, Ford G. Channel, Burgeo-LaPoile District 4097 18 Dinah Scott (p) Clerk 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MULLEY, Harold Blackhead, Bay de Verde District 5098 18 John Mulley (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
KELLY, John Charles Irelands Eye, Trinity District 8239 18 John Kelly (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MORRISSEY, Thomas Patrick 7 Cummings Street, St. John's 211 22 Patrick Morrissey (p) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
PATEY, Isaac Port Saunders, St. Barbe District 8186 26 Theophilus Patey (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
UDLE, Frederick 87 Gower Street, St. John's 3023 39 Mildred Udle (o) Clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MCCUE, Thomas Joseph Turks Gut, Port de Grave District 635 23 Mary McCue (p) 1914 Roman Catholic No No
DOWN, William Grand Falls, Twillingate District 2249 19 William Down (p) Papermaker 1916 Methodist No No
WALTERS, Alexander Burnt Islands, Burgeo District 2549 33 Mrs. Jabez Edmonds (o) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CHATER - CHEATER, Norman Greenspond, Bonavista District 3634 20 Charles Chater (p) Paper maker 1917 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - Chayter, Chaytor, Chater, Cheator. Attested for short service.
EARLES, Walter Trinity, Trinity District 2555 18 Mark Earles (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
OKE, Edward Langdon Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 2303 22 William A. Oke (p) Bank clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COMPTON, Charles Griquet, St. Barbe District 5350 19 Elizabeth Compton (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
STEIN, Conrad Lewis 2930 2930 18 Cecil Stein (p) Student 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DELANEY, William Albert St. George, St. George District 581 21 Joseph Delaney (p) Lumberman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
SHORT, William Channel, Burgeo-LaPoile District 0-295 - 878 19 Levi Short Clerk 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PENNEY, James Ochre Pit Cove, Bay de Verde District 1448 20 Mary Jane Coish (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
CRICKARD, William 32 Plank Road, St. John's 8220 18 Thomas Crickard (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HUTCHINGS, Albert Whitbourne, Trinity District 8370 24 Ambrose Hutchings (p) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MORRIS, Rupert 96 Freshwater Road, St. John's 2849 22 I.C. [Isaac] Morris (p) Sailmaker 1916 Methodist No No Also contains the will of Riley Morris, service #3113
WHITE, Willis New Perlican, Trinity District 5376 20 George White (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FRANCIS, Robert Thomas 116 Bond Street, St. John's - 11 Fergus Place, St. John's 2327 - 3665 21 Mrs. William Butt (p) / Mrs. Robert Francis (s) Sailor / Seaman 1917 Methodist No No Francis was discharged medically unfit 28 Feb. 1917 and enlisted for Home Defence 23 April 1917; was assigned a second Service number.