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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 Kinsort ascending Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
KENDALL, Gordon Fox Roost, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5901 20 Thomas Kendall (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KELLY, Ernest 17 Gear Street, St. John's 27 19 Thomas Kelly (p) Printer 1914 Methodist No No
KEATING, Patrick Torbay, St. John's East District 3329 19 Thomas Keating (p) Banker 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, December 3, 1917
JOHNSTON - JOHNSON, William Northern Bay, Bay de Verde District 4881 21 Thomas Johnston (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Signature completed as Johnston on attestation; Johnson on later documents.
JOE, James Patrick Springdale, Twillingate District 1630 21 Thomas Joe (o) Lumberman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
JEWER, William Salt Pond, Twillingate District 5398 23 Thomas Jewer (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DULEY, Cyril Chancey 51 Rennies Mill Road, St. John's 0-39 - 872 24 Thomas James Duley (p) 1914 No No PDF See Regt. # 654 for misfiled document
MOULTON, John Burin, Burin District 3936 19 Thomas J. Moulton (p) Clerk 1917 Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 13, 1918
MCGRATH, Charles G. 46 Water Street East, St. John's 0-287 - 3066 20 Thomas J. McGrath (p) Student 1918 No No
MCGRATH, Charles G.. 46 Water Street East, St. John's 0-287-3066 20 Thomas J. McGrath (p) Student 1918 No No
FOWLOW, Richard Trinity East, Trinity District 886 22 Thomas J. Fowlow (p) Clerk (draper) 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, November 23, 1915
FORD, George Middle Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 4014 19 Thomas J. Ford (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DULEY, Lionel Thomas 51 Rennies Mill Road, St. John's 0-200 - 2945 18 Thomas J. Duley (p) Bank clerk 1916 Yes No Monday, September 30, 1918
HURLEY, Joseph Mundy Pond Road, St. John's 3593 19 Thomas Hurley (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HUNT, Darius 9 John Street, St. John's 2580 21 Thomas Hunt (p) Clerk 1916 Salvation Army No No
HOYLES, Allison Valleyfield, Bonavista District 5443 19 Thomas Hoyles (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HOWELL, Nathan Pound Cove, Bonavista Bay, Bonavista District 4853 26 Thomas Howell (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HOSKINS, William J. St. Albans, Fortune District 6227 24 Thomas Hoskins (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HOLLOWAY, Arthur Newport, Bonavista District 6142 25 Thomas Holloway (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HOLLOWAY, William J. Bloomfield, Bonavista District 3725 21 Thomas Holloway (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HOLLOWAY, Nicholas Bloomfield, Bonavista District 2507 18 Thomas Holloway (p) Lumberman 1916 No No
HOLLETT, George Albert Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 1841 19 Thomas Hollett (p) Farmer 1915 Methodist No No
HOBBS, Eliol Red Cliff Bay, Bonavista District 5413 19 Thomas Hobbs (p) Fisherman 1919 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, June 22, 1918
HILL, Harris 55 Merrymeeting Road, St. John's 8262 27 Thomas Hill (p) Cooper 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HIGGINS, Thomas Catalina, Trinity District 1670 19 Thomas Higgins (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
HICKEY, Edward Barren Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 1920 20 Thomas Hickey (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, December 3, 1917
HENNEBURY, John St. John's 3346 21 Thomas Hennebury (p) Labourer 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes PDF POW Date: 1917
HENNEBURY, William Quidi Vidi, St. John's District 1777 21 Thomas Hennebury (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HAYWARD, Patrick St. Vincent, Placentia-St. Marys District 5877 23 Thomas Hayward (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HANCOCK, Thomas Botwood, Twillingate District 2378 20 Thomas Hancock (p) Lumberman 1916 Methodist No No
HAMMOND, Arthur 93 Gower Street, St. John's 79 20 Thomas Hammond (p) Clerk 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
HAMMOND, Thomas 93 Gower Street, St. John's 360 23 Thomas Hammond (p) Dry goods clerk 1921 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
GROVES, John Bonavista, Bonavista District 5844 21 Thomas Groves (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
GOULD, William Bay Du Nord Brook, Fortune District 5878 18 Thomas Gould (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GOSSE, Daniel Torbay, St. John's East District 5762 23 Thomas Gosse (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GILLINGHAM, Luke Ochre Pit Cove, Bay de Verde District 1464 - 8089 20 Thomas Gillingham (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No Originally enlisted with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment 1915; re-enlisted with Forestry Companies in 1917.
GILLINGHAM, Luke Ochre Pit Cove, Bay de Verde District 1464 - 8089 19 Thomas Gillingham (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No Re-enlisted with the Newfoundland Forestry Companies 1917.
GIDGE, Edward Twillingate, Twillingate District 3650 19 Thomas Gidge (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
GIDGE, George Fridays Bay, Twillingate District 6300 25 Thomas Gidge (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
GEORGE, Ernest New Harbour, Trinity District 3966 18 Thomas George (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FORD, Gerald Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 1559 21 Thomas Garlur Ford (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
ALLEN, Richard 11 Cookstown Road, St. John's 8140 18 Thomas G. Allen (p) Chauffeur 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FRY, Edgar Southern Bay, Bonavista District 3595 25 Thomas Fry (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FRENCH, Nathan Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District 2373 19 Thomas French (p) Scholar 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FRAMPTON, John Burin Bay, Burin District 4102 18 Thomas Frampton (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist Yes No Saturday, November 23, 1918
FORSEY, John Gambo, Bonavista District 4433 18 Thomas Forsey (p) 1918 No No
FILLIER, Henry Petty Harbour, St. John's West District 4380 19 Thomas Fillier (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Variant spelling of name - Filliar.
FILLIER, Frank Petty Harbour, St. John's West District 1377 18 Thomas Filler (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
FENNELL, Louis M. St. Brendans, Bonavista District 1985 19 Thomas Fennell (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
FARRELL, Eugene S. North Bay, La Poile, Burgeo-LaPoile District 8098 23 Thomas Farrell (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No