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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
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
LEBUFF, Robert Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada 1362 23 Eliza LeBuff (p) Lumberman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, October 10, 1916
HOGAN, John R. Northern Bay, Bay de Verde District 8113 18 Nellie Howell (o) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
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
CARTER, Harry J. Gambo, Bonavista District 2193 21 Mrs. Robert Brown (p) Lumberman 1916 Salvation Army 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
DODMAN, Leslie Grand Bank, Burin District 8146 21 Amelia Smith (o) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
CURTIS, Doyle Botwood, Twillingate District 1552 19 Thomas Curtis (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No No PDF
MITCHELL, Lawrence Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 8373 33 Elizabeth Mitchell (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
POPE, Robert Botwood, Burnt Arm, Twillingate District 2550 20 Stephen Pope (p) Lumberman 1916 Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 21, 1917
BEATON, Arch Norris Arm, Twillingate District 8466 26 Thomas Beaton (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
LEARNING, Robert G. 396 Southside Road, St. John's 8454 34 Mary Learning (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
PECKFORD, Osmull Charles Brook, Twillingate District 8243 19 Edwin Peckford (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No Previously transcribed as Oswell.
PELLEY, Abner Lewisporte, Twillingate District 4933 21 Herbert Pelley (o) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
LANGDON, Thomas Edward Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 1824 31 Henry Langdon Sr. (p) Lumberman 1915 No No
ABBOTT, Sidney Horwood Charlottetown, Bonavista District 2801 18 William Abbott (p) Lumberman 1916 Methodist No No
ELLIOTT, Samuel Botwood, Twillingate District 8452 43 Annie Elliott (s) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
THISTLE, Francis Gander Bay, Fogo District 2687 18 Maurice Thistle (p) Lumberman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Monday, April 30, 1917
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
LYVER, John Botwood, Twillingate District 3644 19 Frank Lyver (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
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
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
SHEPPARD, William A. Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 8136 33 Clementine Sheppard (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
COLLIER, John St. Albans, Fortune District 6224 21 Mary Collier (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KING, Jabez William Lewisporte, Twillingate District 2718 24 Matthew King (p) Lumberman 1916 Yes No Wednesday, August 9, 1916
MOSS, Robert Salvage, Bonavista District 8447 33 Frederick Moss (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HALLETT, Thomas Musgrave Harbour, Fogo District 4780 19 Albert Hallett (p) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No
PELLEY, Jabez Rattling Brook, Twillingate District 8459 46 Daisy Pelly (o) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
HAINES, Albert Jamestown, Bonavista District 1110 20 Rosanne Haines (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
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
BEATON, Joseph Badger Brook, Twillingate District 8489 24 Bridget Beaton (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GOODYEAR, Aubrey C. Millertown, Twillingate District 8119 21 Flossie B. Goodyear (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
CHAMPION, Joseph Botwood, Twillingate District 8422 36 Sarah Champion (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
RIDEOUT, Abel J. Kings Point, Southwest Arm, Twillingate District 8317 19 Giles Rideout (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
HARNETT, John Dildo, Trinity District 5706 19 William Harnett (p) Lumberman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JOE, James Patrick Springdale, Twillingate District 1630 21 Thomas Joe (o) Lumberman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
STEEL, Nathan Musgrave Harbour, Fogo District 8088 20 Willis Steel (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
VIVIAN, Willis Fridays Bay, Twillingate District 8281 22 Thomas Vivian (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
ELSON, Frank Botwood, Twillingate District 4930 23 Henry Elson (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
LUFF, Samuel Campbellton, Twillingate District 1725 19 William Luff (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
SMART, Christopher Lethbridge, Bonavista District 4788 19 Thomas Smart (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
NIPPARD, Charles Springdale, Twillingate District 8199 32 John T. Walshman (o) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No