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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 Occupationsort ascending Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
SULLIVAN, Patrick Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 4649 18 Patrick Sullivan (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BYRNE, Leo 46 Alexander Street, St. John's 3963 18 Peter Byrne (p) Mechanic 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BENSON, Eleazer 68 Monroe Street, St. John's 688 19 Mrs. Eleazer Benson (p) Mattress manufacturer 1914 No No
MARTIN, James 11 John Street, St. John's 3436 22 James Martin (p) Mattress maker 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MALONE, Edward Signal Hill Road, St. John's 4600 30 Miss G. Malone (o) Master pilot 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLES, Charles Grand Falls, Twillingate District 2166 18 Mrs. Annie Coles (p) Mason's helper 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
VEY, George Chesley Plymouth Road, St. John's 6011 19 Alice Vey (p) Mason 1918 Methodist No No
PHELAN, Douglas Edward Merrymeeting Road, St. John's 2975 15 James Phelan (p) Mason 1916 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 15
COISH, William James St. John's 1048 23 Mrs. John Dean (p) Mason 1915 Methodist No No
BACON, Fred 11 Villa Street, County of Durham, England, United Kingdom 3301 26 Wilson Bacon (p) Marine Fireman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
OUELLETTE, Charles Quebec, Canada 3040 18 Peter Oulette (p) Marine Fireman 1916 Roman Catholic No No Previously transcribed as Oulette
BUCKINGHAM, Edward 38 John Street, St. John's 5045 19 John Buckingham (p) Marine engineer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SNOW, Albert John 116 Pleasant Street, St. John's 2782 23 George Snow (p) Marine engineer 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LESEMAN, Roy Bennett 55 Patrick Street, St. John's 220 21 Flora Leseman (o) Marine engineer 1914 Methodist No No
LEWIS, John Potter 23 York Street, St. John's 2144 29 Mrs. M.A. Lewis (p) Marine Engineer 1916 Methodist No No PDF
NICOL, John Ethelburt Burden 53 Parade Street, St. John's 129 19 C.M. Nichol (p) Marine engineer 1914 No No PDF Variant spelling of name - Nichol.
MACKLIN, Rupert Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom 3732 18 Amelia (William) Macklin (p) Marine engineer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No See Regt. # 3722 for misfiled document; Previously transcribed as Robert; Attestation papers completed as Rubert; Signature is Rupert
MCKINLAY, Joseph St. John's 748 23 Alexander McKinlay (p) Marine engineer 1914 Presbyterian No No
STUCKLESS, Edwin Change Islands, Fogo District 4723 21 James Stuckless (p) Marine engineer 1918 Methodist No No
HORAN, Lawrence 267 Southside, St. John's 1860 P. Horan (p) Marine engineer 1915 Roman Catholic No No Transferred to 1st Newfoundland Regiment from the King's Liverpool Regiment. Includes attestation papers for Territorial Force (#4038). Age of Enlistment: 16 1/2
LEWIS, Frank 233 Southside Road, St. John's 4486 22 Mrs. V. Lewis (p) Marconi Operator 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SKINNER, Arthur John 33 Duckworth Street, St. John's 202 22 John Skinner (p) Marble worker 1914 Presbyterian No No Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 2155X.
LEGROW, Herbert 3 George Street, St. John's 3441 18 Joseph LeGrow (p) Marble cutter 1917 Methodist No No
PARKER, John Joseph 1 Garrison Hill, St. John's 0-305 - 3887 33 James Francis Parker (p) Manufacturer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MOORE, Donald Lancie 96 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 646 - 8057 19 Frederick Moore (p) Manager, supply stores 1914 Methodist No No
MOORE, Donald Lancie. 96 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 646-8057 19 Frederick Moore (p) Manager, supply stores 1914 Methodist No No
MOORE, Donald Lancie 96 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 646 - 8057 19 Frederick Moore (p) Manager, supply stores 1914 Methodist No No
PIKE, Frank P. Carbonear, Carbonear District 4480 26 Annie Pike (p) Manager, lumber 1918 Methodist No No
MACKAY, Michael Joseph St. John's 1509 19 Michael MacKay (p) Mail officer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes Yes Sunday, April 21, 1918 POW Date: 1917 See also service #1766 for additional information
FITZPATRICK, Leo Joe Conche, St. Barbe District 793 26 Bridget Fitzpatrick (p) Mail courier 1914 No No PDF
CUTLER, Howard Frank St. George, St. George District 899 19 Edward Cutler (p) Mail clerk 1915 Methodist No No
MURPHY, Edward Joseph Mundy Pond Road, St. John's 112 22 Matthew Murphy (p) Mail clerk 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
RAINES, James St. John's 4344 18 William Raines (p) Mail carrier 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAREW, Edward Bell Island, St. John's East District 4603 18 Mary Carew (p) Machinists helper 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WINTER, John A. Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 4091 21 William Winter (p) Machinist 1917 Roman Catholic No No
COOPER, Peter J. St. John's 786 24 Peter J. Cooper (p) Machinist 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917
ROSE, Vater Golf Avenue, St. John's 3926 18 John Rose (p) Machinist 1916 Methodist No No
IRELAND, Ernest Alfred Grand Falls, Twillingate District 3159 20 Francis Ireland (p) Machinist 1916 Presbyterian No No
MCHENRY, William Grand Falls,Twillingate District - formerly of Quebec, Canada 0-214 - 2285 26 Frank McHenry (o) Machinist 1916 Roman Catholic No No PDF Four documents duplicated from #0-214 William McHenry are on the reel labelled as Bernard Forsey. Labels were placed by LAC at time of microfilming. Also contains documents relating to service #0-120-1553, Frank Burke
SNOW, Gordon Bolton St. John's 838 19 George Snow (p) Machinist 1914 No No
IVANY, Lewis English Harbour, Trinity District 3262 22 James Ivany (p) Machinist 1916 Methodist No No
MURPHY, Patrick St. John's 2173 19 Amelia Murphy (p) Machinist 1916 Roman Catholic No No
PENNY, Cecil B. Botwood, Twillingate District 2382 19 George Penney (p) Machinist 1916 Methodist No No
MALLAM, Allan Wright Hearts Content, Trinity District 413 27 Mrs. Mallam (p) Machinist 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SWEENEY, Patrick 39 Gower Street, St. John's 703 22 Anthony Sweeney (p) Machinist 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, February 27, 1917
LAWLOR, Edward Joseph Horse Cove, Harbour Main District 477 21 Richard Lawlor (o) Machinist 1914 No No
SQUIRES, Gilbert St. Phillips, St. John's West District 4606 19 George Squires (p) Machinist 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BROWN, Bertram Field St. John's 1781 18 Alfred Brown (p) Machinist 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DELOUCHREY, Harold Little Bay, Twillingate District 1966 18 Miss Bride Delouchrey (o) Machinist 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Wednesday, October 18, 1916 Variant spelling of name - Deloucharey
WILLS, Harry 8 Exploits Lane, Grand Falls, Twillingate District 2454 21 Fred William Wills (p) Machinist 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917