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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
CHANCEY, John T. 64 Pennywell Road, St. John's 2310 20 William Chancey (p) Barber 1916 Congregationalist No No
POWER, Michael Port Rexton, Trinity district 1200 26 William Power (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
WHIFFIN, Patrick Southern Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District 1452 19 John Whiffin (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
IVANY, Alex Willis Britannia Cove, Trinity District 3777 22 William Ivany (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No See Regt. # 3777 for misfiled document
COLLINS, Ronald Middle Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 4840 20 Mrs. John Collins (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FEAVER, William Owen 80 Bond Street, St. John's 3408 18 Samuel Feaver (p) Cable operator 1917 No No
CUFF, Donald Bonavista, Bonavista District 5709 19 William Cuff (p) Steel worker 1918 Methodist No No
FLOOD, Joseph Holyrood, Harbour Main District 4662 26 Edward Flood (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HUMBY, Edward No information 8084 1917 No No Attestation papers not included.
HUMPHREY, Thomas 6 Power Street, St. John's 375 22 Jessie Fredrickson (p) Steward 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BENNETT, Manuel Joseph Flat Bay, St. George District 1785 18 George Bennett (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No PDF
SPEARNS, John St. John's 1232 19 Annie Spearns (p) Teamster 1915 Roman Catholic No No
QUINLIN, Arthur Birchy Bay, Twillingate District 5975 19 Samuel Quinlin (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No Discrepancy in name: Quinlan, Quinlon, Quinton, Quintan
WALLACE, William 220 Theatre Hill, St. John's 4592 18 Patrick Wallace (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
JOYCE, Walter Tucker 146 Gower Street, St. John's 3020 22 Fanny B. Joyce (p) Book keeper 1916 Methodist No No
PARDY, John R. [Richard] Channel, Burgeo-LaPoile District 2788 John Pardy 1916 No No Attestation papers not included. Unfit for service; Discrepancy in name: Attestation signed Hardy; Ledger completed as Pardy
OLDFORD, Ernest Grand Falls, Twillingate District 2654 18 Robert Oldford (p) Paper maker 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HALL, Kenneth 9 Knight Street, St. John's 4464 18 Michael Hall (p) Barber 1918 Roman Catholic No No
RIGGS, Frederick Michael St. Pierre and Miquelon, France 1059 19 Lavinia Riggs (p) Student 1915 Roman Catholic No No
PEARCE, Alick Clarenville, Trinity District 2389 26 Edmond Pearce (p) Fireman 1916 Methodist No No
OSMOND, Arthur Fred Tizzards Harbour, Twillingate District 1131 21 J.W. Osmond (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917 Includes documents relating to Private Isaiah Wilcox, 1131X, Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve.
HACKETT, David Manual St. John's 1097 22 Mrs. David Hackett (s) Labourer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SIBLEY, Gilbert Fogo, Fogo District 8508 21 Arthur Sibley (p) Labourer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LUFFMAN, Norman Bell Island, St. John's East District 2235 21 Henry Luffman (p) Miner 1916 Roman Catholic No No
CROCKER, Bryant Front River, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 5652 19 William Crocker (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DILLON, Thomas Little Bay, Twillingate District 5536 25 John Dillon (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GLYNN, Matthew 77 Pleasant Street, St. John's 8052 31 Frank Glynn (p) Harness maker 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HISCOCK, George Albert Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 3409 19 George Hiscock (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SMITH, Patrick J. 44 Signal Hill Road, St. John's 2222 18 Michael Smith (p) Draper 1916 Roman Catholic No No
MAY, Ernest Bell Island, St. John's East District 1206 19 Jessie May (p) Miner 1915 Methodist No No
LANE, James Millertown, Twillingate District 3712 18 John Lane (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
RICHARDS, Roland Godfrey Glenwood, Twillingate District 3132 18 Charles Richards (p) Dry goods clerk 1916 Methodist No No
SHEARS, John James Robinsons Head, St. George District 1671 19 James Allan Shjears (p) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ELLIOTT, Samuel Botwood, Twillingate District 8452 43 Annie Elliott (s) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NOSEWORTHY, Alexander 14 John Street, St. John's 4409 23 Thomas Noseworthy (p) Assistant dispatcher 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GOSSE, John Whitbourne, Trinity District 2447 19 Mrs. John Gosse (p) Mill Hand 1916 Church of England ( Anglican ) No No
ORGAN, James 122 Military Road, St. John's 5108 18 Michael Organ (p) Accountant 1918 Roman Catholic No No
EDGECOMBE, George Ochre Pit Cove, Bay de Verde District 5333 21 Walter Edgecombe (o) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
COLLINS, John Joseph 128 George Street, St. John's 578 19 Edward Collins (p) Teamster 1914 Roman Catholic No No
LODER, Thomas E. No information 0-14 Clergyman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Attestation papers not included
MCLEOD, Ernest Frederick 149 Gower Street, St. John's 24 20 Neil Charles McLeod (o) Coachman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JACKMAN, George Arthur Allandale Road, St. John's 118 19 Alice Jackman (p) Engineer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
MARTRET, Francis Joseph 25 Princes Street, St. John's 3208 18 Augustus Martret (p) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
RODGERS, Simeon George Sibleys Cove, Trinity District 5328 19 Stephen Rodgers (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
QUIRK, William Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 8468 22 John Quirk (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BALDWIN, Walter Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 3325 21 Edward Baldwin (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KEARNEY, William Wallace 9 Livingstone Street, St. John's 68 26 Richard Kearney (p) Cooper 1914 Roman Catholic No No Partialy refilmed at beginning of reel
STOYLES, Patrick J. Lance Cove, Bell Island, St. John's East District 5219 21 Michael Stoyles (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SEARS, James 82 New Gower Street, St. John's 2410 17 William Sears (p) Labourer 1916 Roman Catholic No No Attestation papers for Newfoundland Forestry Companies and Newfoundland Regiment.
BROWN, Allan W. Exploits, Twillingate District 2722 23 Ephraim Brown (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No