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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
BAVIS, John T. Petit Forte, Placentia-St. Marys District 5117 23 Veronica Bavis (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
STICKLAND, William Bay de East, Burgeo-La Poile District 4986 19 Nehemiah Stickland (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - Strickland.
WADDINGTON, Robert Bumley, England, United Kingdom 3069 47 Clara Waddington (s) Musician 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Attested for short service
MURPHY, James 54 Carters Hill, St. John's 5773 21 William Murphy (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SMALLWOOD, Frederick William St. John's 1637 23 Fred Smallwood (p) Shoemaker 1915 Methodist No No
PIERCEY, Jacob Normans Cove, Trinity District 5059 20 Simeon Piercey (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DRAKE, Thomas Long Cove, Burin district 4901 18 William Drake (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TUCKER, Walter Bell Island, St. John's East District 4390 17 Ellen Dogan (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LEWIS, Frank 233 Southside Road, St. John's 4486 22 Mrs. V. Lewis (p) Marconi Operator 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
REID, Arthur Norris Point, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 5668 20 Elizabeth Reid (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CROWELL, Parker Glenwood, Twillingate District 5524 19 William Crowell (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
LEDREW, Lemuel Change Islands, Fogo District 5959 21 William LeDrew (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
JUPP, Leonard John 57 Cochrane Street, St. John's 162 22 William Jupp (p) Clerk 1914 No No Brother of Clifford Henry Oliver Jupp, # 0-206 / 157
HODGE, Thomas Fogo, Fogo District 2265 24 John W. Hodge (p) Clerk 1916 Methodist No No
CALDWELL, Edward Charles Brigus, Port de Grave District 636 19 Rev. Edward K.H. Caldwell (p) Student 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917 Includes correspondence concerning # 270 William W. Bartlett and William J. Freake.
PELLEY, Alpheaus Harrys Harbour, Twillingate District 8458 39 George Pelley (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
KING, William J. St. Jones Without, Trinity District 5441 19 Mathias King (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
STONE, Henry Thomas Snooks Brook, Trinity District 2638 21 Mrs. Robert Stone (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JESSO, Joseph Brooms Bottom, St. George District 6258 20 James Jesso (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CHEATER, James Grey Islands, White Bay, St. Barbe district 4566 22 James Cheater Sr. (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Chayter, Chaytor, Chater, Cheator
MOORES, Edward Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District 2216 19 Thomas Moores (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
DOWNEY, Alexander Crabbes Station, St. George District 4960 21 John Downey (p) Pipe fitter 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MITCHELL, Maxwell 47 Spencer Street, St. John's 8360 19 George Mitchell (p) Labourer 1917 Methodist No No
REID, Henry J. Freshwater Road, St. John's 513 22 John Reid (p) Moulder 1914 Methodist No No
NEWMAN, Leonard Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 5981 26 Samuel Newman (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FLYNN, Thomas 22 Stephen Street, St. John's 4631 21 Patrick Flynn (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PENTON, Jerry Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 5065 20 Ambrose Penton (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CLARK, Ambrose Dunfield, Trinity District 2295 18 Jacob Clark (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MORRIS, William Trouty, Trinity District 2316 18 George Morris (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
QUIRK, Peter. Mobile, Ferryland District 5748 22 Daniel Quirk (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ROBERTS, George William Herring Neck, Twillingate District 3191 24 Mrs. Thomas Onford (o) Fisherman 1916 No No
WALSH, Fred Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4746 22 James Walsh (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BRADBURY, George Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4714 19 Mrs. Rebecca Bradbury (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
KING, Albert Victor Catalina, Trinity District 1168 21 Martha King (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
SOMERTON, Austin Trinity, Trinity District 2428 18 Fred Somerton (p) Scholar 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WISEMAN, William Wilson Clarenville, Trinity District 1350 22 Stella Wiseman (p) Locomotive fireman 1915 Methodist No No
FRENCH, Thomas Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4401 21 James French (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HALLETT, Jack 26 Balsom Street, St. John's 2515 18 John Hallett (p) Clerk 1916 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
NOBLE, Lorenzo Nippers Harbour, Twillingate District 5546 23 Elizabeth Noble (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
COURT No information 0-250 No No Attestation papers not included; attached from RAMC
BUTLER, Charles St. John's 905 34 Mrs. John Butler (o) Draper 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
SMITH, James Spread Eagle, Trinity District 5326 23 Isaac Smith (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HICKEY, Patrick Bell Island, St. John's East District 4645 36 Mary Hickey (nee Clancey) (s) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DAWE, Samuel Cupids, Port de Grave District 4533 20 Samuel Dawe (p) Brakeman 1918 Methodist No No
WHITE, Samuel Carmanville, Fogo District 3612 22 George White (o) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No PDF
MAYBEE, Samuel Trinity, Trinity District 3030 18 Thomas Maybee (p) Steward 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 3 D.N.X.
MCEVOY, John Francis. Curling, St. George District 3656 20 Michael Joseph McEvoy (p) Banker 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MAHER, James Argentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 5834 21 John Maher (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
NOONAN, Edward Mortimer 235 Southside Road, St. John's 666 24 James L. Noonan (p) Telegraph operator 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HILLIER, Amos George Point au Gaul, Lamaline, Burin District 8418 41 Freddie Hillier (o) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No