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 email@example.com 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|
|PARSONS, John William||Freshwater, Bay de Verde district||3920||25||John C. Parsons (p)||Clergy||1917||Methodist||No||No||See Regt. # 654 for misfiled document|
|OBRIEN, Gerald||Holyrood, Harbour Main District||4800||22||John O'Brien (p)||Fireman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GRIFFEN, James J.||Grand Falls, Twillingate District||4010||18||Sarah Griffen (p)||Papermaker||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Griffin.|
|HOLLOWAY, William J.||Bloomfield, Bonavista District||3725||21||Thomas Holloway (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GATES, Hooper||Southside, Ragged Point, Twillingate District||2444||24||Mrs. Mark Spencer (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No||Includes a photograph of his wife.|
|CURTIS, Doyle||Botwood, Twillingate District||1552||19||Thomas Curtis (p)||Lumberman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|EATON, Duncan McKinnon||St. John's||811||Dry goods clerk||1914||Presbyterian||No||No||Transferred to Newfoundland Forestry Companies Sept. 1917|
|LOCKE, Edward||Pilleys Island, Twillingate District||8200||29||Frederick Locke (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|MOORE, Gordon Martin||76 Circular Road, St. John's||2998||18||Laura Noore (p)||Clerk||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CONNOLLY, Michael||St. George, St. George District||4130||18||Thomas Connolly (p)||Fisherman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Connelly|
|REID, Elijah||Dildo, Trinity District||5024||31||John Reid (o)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|HUTCHINGS, Alfred W.||Botwood, Twillingate District||8137||50||Mary Jane Hutchings (s)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|PENNY, Garland||English Harbour, Trinity District||3438||20||Francis Penny (p)||Teacher||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|WHITE, Richard Henry||St.George, St. George District||1473||21||Tassian White (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ROSE, Josiah||Belleoram, Fortune District||6135||20||William J. Rose (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|TAYLOR, Henry||Harbour Le Cou, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5418||24||Caleb (?) Taylor (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|KEEPING, Samuel||Port aux Basques, Burgeo-LaPoile District||4957||24||William Keeping (p)||Steward||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CRANE, Nathaniel||Middle Arm, Bay of Islands, St. George District||5276||21||William Crane (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|KENNEDY, James||Wells Field, Mundy Pond Road, St. John's||2421||22||John Patrick Kennedy (p)||Farmer||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HILLIER, Robert||New Harbour, Trinity District||1558||21||Robert Hillier (p)||Labourer||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PARDY, Manuel||Cartwright, Sandwich Bay, Labrador||1931||29||Levi Pardy (p)||Fisherman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|POLLETT, William Archibald||New Harbour, Trinity District||1641||19||James Archibald Pollett (p)||Fisherman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RAINES, James||St. John's||4344||18||William Raines (p)||Mail carrier||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HADOW, Arthur L.||0-169||No||No||Attached to 1st Newfoundland Regiment from Norfolk Regiment as Commanding Officer, Feb 1916 - Dec. 1917|
|THOMAS, Albert||Kings Point, Twillingate District||5511||23||George Thomas (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|COOZE, John||5162||5162||21||Charles Cooze (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|HANN, Charles||Trout River, St. Barbe District||3836||18||James Hann (p)||Fisherman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|YOUNG, Walter||Stephenville Crossing, St. George District||5993||21||Agnes Young (p)||Labourer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WEST, Stephen||Ladle Cove, Fogo District||6240||21||Emily West (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|SPENCER, Archibald||Springdale, Twillingate District||8029||22||Mary Jane Spencer (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|DANIELS, Peter||402 Water Street, St. John's||318||23||Eva Fitzpatrick (p)||Confectioner||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CASE, William||Salmon Cove, Bay de Verde district||4588||18||John Case (p)||Assistant surveyor||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|DUNN, Augustus||53 Hayward Avenue, St. John's||4118||25||William Dunn (p)||Steward||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SINCLAIR, Thomas J.||North River, Port de Grave District||5729||20||John Sinclair (p)||Labourer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GRANVILLE, John H.||Millertown, Twillingate District||8121||38||Albert Chesley Granville (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|MURPHY, Arthur||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||5035||24||Edward Murphy||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||Attestation papers not included|
|SMITH, Robert||46 Signal Hill Road, St. John's||4438||26||Michael Smith (p)||Baker||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|KEEFE, James||Marystown, Burin District||5860||18||Martin Keefe (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|STRONG, Saul||Fortune, Burin District||3564||18||John Strong (p)||Fisherman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|GREEN, Cecil||Trinity, Trinity District||984||19||John Green (p)||Bank clerk||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Originally enlisted with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment; transferred to Newfoundland Forestry Companies June 1917.|
|HUSSEY, John||St. John's||1646||23||John Hussey (p)||Machinist||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GOUGH, Newman||Elliston, Trinity District||1918||19||James Gough (p)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|WRIXON, William||Epworth, Burin District||4607||18||Joseph Wrixon (p)||Clerk||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|HUMPHRIES, William||Catalina, Trinity District||588||20||Edward Humphries (p)||Bartender||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|JAMES, Roland||Pilleys Island, Twillingate District||5518||20||John James (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No||includes 4p. relating to Robert Claude Jeans, Naval Reserve # 5551.|
|MELVILLE, Charles Andrews||54 Burlington Road, Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom||0-272 - 759||25||David Melville (p)||1914||No||No||Includes only partial attestation papers|
|AVERY, Oswald||St. John's||1842||20||Archibald Avery (p)||Labourer||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|GORDON, G.S.||No information||n/a||1916||No||No||Attached from the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC). No service number or file; information from ledger.|
|NOSEWORTHY, Roland||Pouch Cove, St. John's East District||4497||18||Nathaniel Noseworthy (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|LIDSTONE, Isaac Malcolm||Salmon Cove, Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District||0-291 - 3487||19||Noah Lidstone (p)||School teacher||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|