PLEASE USE THE FIELD BELOW TO SEARCH THE MILITARY SERVICE FILES
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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||Fatality||PoW||Date of Death||Commendations||Notes|
|PENNEY, Jacob||Champneys, Trinty District||2188||19||Mrs. William Barnes (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SPARKES, Hubert||Alexander Bay, Bonavista District||3580||18||Thomas Sparkes (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Sparks.|
|TARRANT, Elias||Burnt Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District||2446||22||Mrs. John William Tarrant (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|ROSE, John||Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District||2079||21||Richard Rose (p)||Naval reservist (Naval service # 1520X)||1916||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Tuesday, November 20, 1917||Referenced in estate correspondence as John Curlew.|
|MAHER, James||Argentia, Placentia-St. Marys District||5834||21||John Maher (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|NEWMAN, Archibald Mark||Twillingate, Twillingate District||487||24||Henry Newman (p)||Sailmaker||1914||Methodist||Yes||No||Monday, July 3, 1916|
|BAIRD, John Joseph||321 Water Street, St. John's||648||23||Samuel Baird (p)||Sailor||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PAVER, George||St. John's||534||38||Edith Paver (s)||Butler||1914||No||No|
|SNOW, Harold||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||6337||21||Edgar Snow (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PITTMAN, Abel||Smith Sound, Trinity District||3706||18||Benjamin Pittman (p)||Brick maker||1917||Methodist||Yes||No||Sunday, April 14, 1918|
|EMERSON, George M.||Rennies Mill Road, St. John's||0-21 - 1879||21||George H. Emerson (p)||Bank clerk||1915||No||No|
|YOUNG, William||Clam Bank Cove, St. George District||8286||20||Victor Young (p)||Lumberman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SHORT, Nehemiah||New Bonaventure, Trinity District||4279||20||Isaac Short (p)||School teacher||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BLACKMORE, Harold||Tilt Cove, Twillingate District||4256||23||Theresa Blackmore (p)||Clerk||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MERCER, William||Country Road, Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District||2490||21||Hy. Mercer (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BAILEY, Edward||57 Merrymeeting Road, St. John's||n/a||18||Student||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, special ranking as bugler.|
|SMITH, Frederick||Griguet, St. Barbe District||6313||19||Kenneth Smith (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BURTON, George Louis||Hay Cove, Placentia-St. Marys District||2415||23||George Burton (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|CALLAHAN, Rodger John||90 LeMarchant Road, St. John's||344||24||Rodger Callahan (p)||Accountant||1914||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|SELLARS, Edward||221 Theatre Hill, St. John's||8354||39||Maria Sellars (s)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|DROVER, Albert||Southside Road, St. John's||4951||19||Uriah Drover (p)||Miner||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HUSSEY, William Thomas||51 Merrymeeting Road, St. John's||356||28||Edward Hussey (p)||Teamster||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|WARREN, Harris||La Scie, St. Barbe District||3450||19||John Warren (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|LUNDRIGAN, William James||Blaketown, Trinity District||4696||18||Archibald Lundrigan (p)||Mechanic||1918||Salvation Army||No||No||Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 17|
|NEWHOOK, Harry||Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District||4904||19||Jonas Newhook (p)||Lumberman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WELLS, Albert||Swan Island, Twillingate District||5423||24||Zephariah Wells (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PATRICK, Neil||Water Street, St. John's||51||20||William Patrick (p)||Butcher||1914||Presbyterian||No||No|
|MORISSEY, James H.||44 Wickford Street, St. John's||8003||25||Catherine Morrissey (p)||Lumberman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Morrissey.|
|DONOVAN, Michael||No information||531||1914||No||No||Discharge notice only; Attestation papers not included. No information in Cramm or service ledger.|
|HAWKINS, Edward L.||3 Rocky Lane, St. John's||4234||18||Samuel Hawkins (p)||Book binder||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RYAN, Michael||Norris Arm, Twillingate District||4307||20||John Ryan (p)||Lumberman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|THOMEY, Henry||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||2204||21||Mrs. M. Thomey (p)||Solerounder||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RICHARDSON, William||MacCallum, Harbour Breton, Fortune District||4985||20||Mary Jane Richardson (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|DOODY, Alphonse||Mosquito, Placentia-St. Marys District||4563||19||Mrs. Albert[?] Doody (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GREEN, James||St. Phillips, St. John's West District||5368||18||Bridgett Green (p)||Railroad man||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ROOST, William J.||26 James Street, St. John's||76||21||Bridget Knox (p)||Painter||1914||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Friday, March 2, 1917||Partially refilmed at beginning of reel|
|WADE, Edgar||Elliston, Trinity District||1917||20||Maria Wade (p)||Fisherman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Monday, December 3, 1917|
|RICKETTS, Francis J.||Mundy Pond Road, St. John's||451||34||Mary Ricketts (s)||Labourer||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ELLIOTT, Adam||Lewisporte, Twillingate District||8069||32||Edith Elliott (o)||Lumberman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|MCNEILL, Harvey Furneaux||McNeil Street, St. John's||2850||22||Fanny McNeill (p)||Grocer||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HARTERY, John||Fleur de Lys, St. Barbe District||1406||20||Lucy Hartery (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ROBERTS, Stephen||Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace Distric||5119||19||George Roberts (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BENNETT, Joseph||Fortune, Burin District||6134||27||Thomas Bennett (p)||Mechanic||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|COLLIER, William||St. Albans, Fortune District||6233||24||Thomas Collier (p)||Lumberman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||See also service #6229, Lawrence Collier|
|SEVIOUR, James Joseph||6 Hayward Avenue, St. John's||2979||18||Martha Seviour (p)||Banker||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Sceviour|
|MAHON, John Francis||30 Barnes Road St. John's||2489||18||John Mahon (p)||Tinsmith||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|LOMOND, Thomas||Grand Bay, Burgeo-LePoile District||2846||21||William Lomond (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BURDELL, Claude||Battery Road, St. John's||330||28||Mrs. Burdell (s)||Carpenter||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|POWER, James A.||Water Street, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||8124||36||Catherine Walker (p)||Labourer||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FARRELL, Samuel||St. Jacques, Fortune District||1761||23||Mrs. Farrell (p)||Carpenter||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|