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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
BOONE, Phineas Burnt Arm, Twillingate District 2720 18 Frederick Boone (p) Lumberman 1916 Methodist No No
MCDONALD, John Conne River, Fortune District 3765 19 John McDonald (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
LANE, Walter St. Brendans, Bonavista District 4847 30 Mary Ann (Daniel) Broders (o) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GENGE, Abram Flowers Cove, St. Barbe District 8412 28 Victoria M. Genge (s) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CURLOW, Henry Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 8129 33 Bessie Curlow (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
GOULDING, Abraham Gambo, Bonavista District 1778 25 Ellen Goulding (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No No
OSBOURNE, Simeon Lewisporte, Twillingate District 4177 24 Eli Osbourne (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
OLDFORD, John Salvage Bay, Bonavista District 8222 39 Belinda Oldford (s) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MOSS, John Grand Falls, Twillingate District 8390 49 Margaret Moss (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BALL, Andrew F. Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 8230 29 May Ball (s) Lumberman 1917 No No PDF Attestation papers not included.
PELLEY, Alpheaus Harrys Harbour, Twillingate District 8458 39 George Pelley (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
SMALL, Titus Lewisporte, Twillingate District 1389 19 Pannana Small (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
MITCHELL, Charles F. Johns Beach, Bay of Islands, St. George District 8208 18 Ellen Dennis (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) Fatality: No No No
ARNOLD, Chesley Gladstone Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 1386 19 Alice Arnold (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
RENDELL, George Raymond Rattling Brook, Notre Dame Bay, Twillingate District 3898 23 Job Rendell (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
REVELLOW, Adolph Mainland, St. George District 8491 48 Rachel Revellow (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Previously transcribed as Revellon.
OVENS, George Norris Arm, Twillingate District 8086 26 George T. Ovens (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
COLLIER, Charles St. Albans, Fortune District 6220 22 Thomas Collier (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No See also service #6229, Lawrence Collier. Enlisted as Charley Collier.
GILLINGHAM, Esau Glenwood, Twillingate District 8490 36 Catherine Gillingham (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KENNEDY, James Norris Arm, Twillingate District 4859 18 Mary Bennett (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PENNELL, John Curling, Bay of Islands, St. George District 1542 19 Mary Pennell (p) Lumberman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CONRAN, William Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 4795 19 Michael Conran (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HOGAN, John R. Northern Bay, Bay de Verde District 8113 18 Nellie Howell (o) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CURTIS, Doyle Botwood, Twillingate District 1552 19 Thomas Curtis (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No No PDF
CHIPPETT, Harry T. Leading Tickles, Twillingate District 8238 18 Nathaniel Chippett (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
POPE, Robert Botwood, Burnt Arm, Twillingate District 2550 20 Stephen Pope (p) Lumberman 1916 Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 21, 1917
CROCKER, Andrew P. Port Blandford, Bonavista District 8228 18 William Crocker (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
JUDGE, Joseph Pennywell Road, St. John's 8391 44 Amelia Judge (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PELLEY, Abner Lewisporte, Twillingate District 4933 21 Herbert Pelley (o) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
WHITE, Willis Comfort Cove, Twillingate District 739 19 Sarah Rose (s) Lumberman 1914 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916 See also service #733
BALL, Douglas Little Burnt Bay, Twillingate District 8440 19 Noah Ball (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
DODMAN, Leslie Grand Bank, Burin District 8146 21 Amelia Smith (o) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
MITCHELL, Lawrence Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 8373 33 Elizabeth Mitchell (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CHAFFEY, James Eric Jeffreys, St. George District 8153 22 William Joseph Chaffey (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
VARDY, James Hickmans Harbour, Trinity District 939 21 Mrs. John Vardy (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No No
SQUIRES, Cecil A. Goulds 3353 20 Joseph Squires (p) Lumberman 1916 Methodist Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917
LEARNING, Robert G. 396 Southside Road, St. John's 8454 34 Mary Learning (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
LYVER, John Botwood, Twillingate District 3644 19 Frank Lyver (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PECKFORD, Osmull Charles Brook, Twillingate District 8243 19 Edwin Peckford (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No Previously transcribed as Oswell.
MCDONALD, Robert Burnt Woods, Conne River, Fortune District 3534 20 Thomas McDonald (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
VIVIAN, Alfred R. Fridays Bay, Twillingate District 8269 18 Thomas W. Vivian (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
ELLIOTT, Samuel Botwood, Twillingate District 8452 43 Annie Elliott (s) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, Dawe Green Bay, Trinity District 3687 22 Flora White (o) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
NIPPARD, Charles Springdale, Twillingate District 8199 32 John T. Walshman (o) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
STRIDE, Norman Botwood, Twillingate District 3629 18 Sofia (George) Stride (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
BROWN, Everett Musgravetown, Bonavista District 3829 19 Elias Brown (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No See Regt. # 3722 for misfiled document
PEYTON, Ebenezer Burnt Arm, Twillingate District 5725 22 Johnathan Peyton (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
WOOLFREY, Lewis Horwood, Fogo District 2707 22 Mr. Aquillia Woolfrey (p) Lumberman 1916 Methodist Yes No Thursday, August 16, 1917
SHEPPARD, William A. Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 8136 33 Clementine Sheppard (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
KING, Jabez William Lewisporte, Twillingate District 2718 24 Matthew King (p) Lumberman 1916 Yes No Wednesday, August 9, 1916