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 email@example.com 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|
|WALL, John||Chapels Cove, Harbour Main District||3719||21||Alice (James) Wall (p)||Miner||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HERDER, Wallace||12 Pleasant Street, St. John's||2274||18||George Herder (p)||Clerk||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Sunday, January 28, 1917|
|BAKER, George||Newmans Cove, Bonavista District||5708||21||Charlotte Baker (p)||Steel worker||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HUSSEY, Edward||St. John's||2856||[William?] Hussey (p)||1916||No||No||Attestation papers not included, Home Defense only.|
|NOSEWORTHY, Jacob||Long Pond, Manuels, Harbour Main District||8256||47||Jessie Noseworthy (s)||Miner and labourer||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|PITTMAN, James W.||New Perlican, Trinity District||2704||27||Samuel Pittman (p)||Accountant||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Monday, October 11, 1920||Died 11 October, 1920. Pneumonia. CWGC.|
|ENGLAND, William||Campbellton, Twillingate District||4349||27||Mary Ann England (nee Bridgett) (s)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|OKEEFE, Patrick Joseph||128 Bond Street, St. John's||479||20||Michael O'Keefe (p)||Painter||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MACNAB, Egerton||60 Cochrane Street, St. John's||4458||40||L.A. MacNab (o)||Accountant||1918||Presbyterian||No||No||Previously transcribed as Edgerton|
|BLADGOM [BLAGDON], Thomas||Fortune, Burin District||3298||19||Emily Snook (o)||Sailor||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Monday, September 30, 1918||Bladgom is possibly a misspelling of Blagdon, a common surname in Fortune Bay.|
|MESH, Joseph||Keels, Bonavista District||2534||20||Mrs. William Mesh (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Tuesday, October 9, 1917|
|WEST, Garland||Carmanville, Fogo District||1639||28||Joseph West (p)||Carpenter||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|CAMPBELL, Daniel||St. Andrews, St. George District||5857||21||John D. Campbell (p)||Farmer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SHEARS, Howard||Jeffreys, St. George District||8341||19||George N.Shears (p)||Labourer||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HALL, Chesley||261 Theatre Hill, St. John's||4157||18||George Hall (p)||Clerk||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|NOONAN, Robert Anthony||St. John's||812||25||John H. Noonan (p)||Civil servant||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, October 14, 1916||Photograph of grave-site included|
|FITZPATRICK, Alphonsus||Conche, St. Barbe District||1904||18||Bridget Fitzpatrick (o)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, January 29, 1916|
|LUSH, Stanley||Burlington, Twillingate District||5557||23||William Lush (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|NEWHOOK, Leander||3129||No||No||Attestation not completed. File missing. Information from service ledger.|
|GILLINGHAM, Jacob||Bishops Falls, Twillingate District||8060||23||Bridget Gillingham (p)||Lumberman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HICKS, Joseph||Elliston, Trinity District||6007||20||John Hicks (p)||School teacher||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|GOUDIE, James||Northwest River, Labrador||6104||25||Allen Goudie (o)||Trapper||1918||Methodist||No||No||See also service #6102, Charles Michelin.|
|DOOLEY, John Joseph||23 1/2 Maxse Street, St. John's||474||22||Frederick Dooley (p)||Presser||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WORTHMAN, Theophilus||Hearts Delight, Trinity District||5548||21||Joseph Worthman (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|ROWSELL, Walter B.||Leading Tickles, Twillingate District||2533||19||Israel Rowsell (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|SIMMS, Wallace||Rencontre, Fortune District||3504||18||Richard Simms (p)||Lumberman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RICKETTS, Thomas||Middle Arm, White Bay, St. Barbe District||3102||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 15 Originals removed for conservation by the National Archives, photocopies of originals have been microfiilmed.|
|HARNETT, Frank||Seldom Come By, Fogo District||1612||30||Mary Harnett (p)||Fisherman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|MCWHIRTER, Hugh Walter||Humber Mouth, Bay of Islands, St. George District||902||20||Henry McWhirter (p)||Brakeman||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Wednesday, September 22, 1915||Discrepancy in spelling of name: McWhorter|
|LEONARD, Michael||34 Livingstone Street, St. John's||3164||21||Michael Leonard (o)||Fisherman||1916||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Friday, April 12, 1918|
|ROBERTS, William H.||Brigus, Port de Grave District||4781||18||Sarah Roberts (p)||Mechanic||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BENNETT, Raymond E.||Monkstown Road, St. John's||3818||18||Hon. J.R. Benett (p)||Accountant||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|COLLINS, George W.||Balsom Street, St. John's||2448||18||James Joseph Collins (p)||Clerk||1916||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|SEWARD, Horatius||Clarenville, Trinity District||172||26||Adam Seward (p)||Farmer||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Thursday, August 16, 1917||Variant spelling of name: Horatio|
|HORWOOD, Ewart Gladstone||17 Prescott Street, St. John's||2671||18||Ephriah James Horwood (p)||Student||1916||No||No|
|ANTHONY, John Robert||Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District||2207||26||Sadie Anthony (s) and Caleb Anthony (p)||Miner||1916||No||No||Discrepancy in wife's name, listed as Daisy on attestation papers|
|FITZGERALD, Anthony||Bonavista, Bonavista District||5843||22||Philip Fitzgerald (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|STARKS, David Edward||Round Harbour, Twillingate District||0-213 - 3047||24||Mrs. Eli Collins (p)||Paper maker||1916||No||No|
|STRATTEN, Henry||Greenspond, Bonavista District||5462||24||John Stratten (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Stratton.|
|MARTIN, William P.||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||1605||1915||No||No||Attestation papers not included|
|PEACH, John||Red Harbour, Burin District||5922||19||Leander Peach (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PRETTY, Cyril C.||Port aux Basques, Burgeo-LaPoile District||8226||18||Emmanuel Pike (o)||Labourer||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|DOYLE, George H.||Buffalo, New York, USA||3071||38||Margaret Briggs (o)||Painter and steam fitter||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||Attested for short service.|
|COOK, Baxter||Newtown, Bonavista District||5531||21||Cornelius Cook (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|RYAN, William||Gambo, Bonavista District||3381||18||James Ryan (p)||Farming||1917||No||No|
|LAWRENCE, George||Riverhead, Bay of Islands, St. George District||1280||26||Susie Procton (o)||Labourer||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|JONES, James||Point of Bay, Laurenceton, Twillingate District||2245||22||Isaac Jones (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Thursday, October 11, 1917|
|HICKEY, Patrick||Harbour Main, Harbour Main District||3826||18||Patrick Hickey (p)||Miner||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|TOMS, Norman||La Scie, St. Barbe District||5624||19||Robert Toms (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PHILLIPS, John||Bonavista, Bonavista District||5890||22||Samuel Philips (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|