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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 Occupation Active Date Religionsort descending Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
BUTLER, Bertram Topsail, Harbour Main District 0-152 - 146 24 John J. Butler (p) 1914 No No PDF Attestation papers not included. Butler's Regimental number was previously recorded as 258. Corrected Apr. 2015.
MEAD, William Seal Cove, Hermitage Bay, Fortune district 8254 29 John Mead 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
BYRNE, Richard 16 Power St, St. John's 8101 28 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Byrne (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
RANDELL, Egbert No information 0-173 1917 No No Granted temporary commission to the Regiment to allow for transport to England to take up service with the Royal Naval Reserve.
MCCULLOCK, George Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom 2148 26 Thomas McCullock (p) Groom 1916 No No
PARSONS, William H. Carbonear, Carbonear District 0-228 37 Harold Parsons (o) 1915 No No Attestation papers not included. Attached from the Royal Army Medical Corps.
GOSNEY, Ernest Alfred Black River, Placentia-St. Marys District 2822 18 Archibald Gosney (p) Cook 1916 No No
CANDOW, John New Gower Street, St. John's 3246 20 David Candow (p) Lineman 1916 No No
WHITE, Arthur J. Stephenville, St. George District 1029 Telegraph operator 1915 No No
GALE, Neil West Bay, Port au Port, St. George District 8295 18 Elinor Gale (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
URQUHART, James No information 0-196 1917 No No Attestation papers not included. No information in service ledger. Variant spelling of name - Urquart
OUTERBRIDGE, Herbert Arthur St. John's - The 6th Paragon, Bath, England 0-141 Alice Margaret Outerbridge (s) 1914 No No PDF Attestation papers not included
ROBERTS, M. C. [Moses Chesley] Native of Brigus 0-249 Doctor 1915 No No Attestation papers not included. No record in service ledger. One year service with RAMC..
REID, Robert Bruce Circular Road, St. John's 0-218 - 593 20 William Duff Reid (p) 1914 Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
STRONG, Charles St. Clair Mundy Pond Road, St. John's - Southside Road, St. John's 0-9 - 30 25 William G. Strong (p) Accountant 1914 Yes No Monday, April 15, 1918 I
DONOVAN, Michael No information 531 1914 No No Discharge notice only; Attestation papers not included. No information in Cramm or service ledger.
WALSH, Albert Battery Road, St. John's N/A 16 1918 No No Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as drummer (special)
HALLERAN, Patrick St. Vincents, Placentia-St. Marys District 2361 22 Frank Halleran (p) Fisherman 1916 No No
WHEATON, Edwin Millertown, Twillingate District 8148 30 Sarah Wheaton (s) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
AVERY, George Gladstone N/A No No Temporarily attached to Newfoundland Regiment for transport to Great Britain. Royal Naval Air Service 1915-1917.
BISHOP, John F. Western Bay, Bay de Verde District 2780 31 Joseph Bishop (p) Teacher 1916 No No
HICKEY, Leo Francis 39 Angel Place, St. John's 0-117 - 1469 20 Michael Hickey (p) 1915 No No
SWEETSER, T.H. N/A Medical officer 1917 No No Attached to Regiment from United States Medical Corps, France; no service number. File missing. Information from service ledger.
MACKAY, Murdoch James Scotland, United Kingdom 0-138 - 1861 1915 No No PDF No attestation papers - formerly of the Seaforth Highlanders; Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel; Variant spelling of name: Murdock
LANGMEAD, George Jr. 294 Water Street, St. John's 0-22 - 14 20 George Langmead (p) Jeweller 1914 Yes No Saturday, December 8, 1917
EDGAR, Charles Legallais 36 Freshwater Road, St. John's 0-203 - 199 24 Joseph H. Edgar (p) 1914 Yes No Monday, February 26, 1917 Photograph of gravesite included.
TILLEY, Frank Chamberlains, Harbour Main District 8299 18 Henry Tilley (p) 1917 No No Attestation papers not included.
CAREY, Edward St. John's 1370 21 Sadie Carey (p) Motorman 1915 No No
SEARS, Michael Francis 82 New Gower Street, St. John's 73 22 James Chafe (p) Barber 1914 No No
PIKE, Ralph C. Grand Falls, Twillingate District 8051 19 Nathaniel Pike (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
SMITH, Robert Templeton St. John's 366 18 Mrs. Robert C. Smith (p) 1914 No No
GALGAY, Nicholas Augustus 222 Water Street West, St. John's 338 19 Minnie Galgay (o) Brewer 1914 No No
TITFORD, Grant Bennett Street, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 3445 18 Jessie Titford (p) Student 1917 No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 17
CROWE, Henry S. Grand Falls, Twillingate District 0-25 1917 No No Attestation papers not included.
NUGENT, Michael Joseph Grand Falls, Twillingate District 0-209 - 428 43 Mrs. Michael Nugent (s) 1914 No No Includes only partial attestation papers.
FORSEY, Bernard 235 Water Street, St. John's 0-215 - 12 19 Mr. Forsey (p) Engineer 1914 No No 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.
MACKANESS, C.L. n/a Dental Officer 1918 No No File missing. Attached as Dental Officer, Hazeley Camp.
DURBAN, George H. No information 0-296 1925 No No Partially refilmed at beginning of reel - Attestation papers not included; no entry in service ledger
WHELAN, Baxter G. Millertown, Twillingate District 8201 19 Martha Louise Whelan (s) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
PARDY, James Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 2763 Charles Pardy (p) 1916 No No See also # 6152; enlisted in 1916 and recorded as deserter; re-enlisted 1918; Information from service ledger and service file # 6152
MEANEY, Frank Brigus, Port de Grave district 8038 19 John Meaney (o) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
REEVES, William No information 0-230 1915 No No PDF Attestation papers not included. No information in service ledger. Attached to Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) Ambulance Company.
KEATING, Michael No information 2903 1916 No No Attestation papers not included.
PATEY, William Noddy Bay, Strait of Belle Isle, St. Barbe District 8456 22 Stephen Patey (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger. Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1850X.
LEWIS, Walter 16 Colonial Street, St. John's 4589 36 Richard Lewis (p) Pilot 1918 No No
WELLS, Clarence Augustus Grand Falls, Twillingate District 730 21 Edward Wells (p) Clerk 1914 No No
WARFORD, Arthur Point Leamington, Twillingate District 3472 24 William Warford (p) Fisherman 1917 No No
JUPP, Leonard John 57 Cochrane Street, St. John's 162 22 William Jupp (p) Clerk 1914 No No Brother of Clifford Henry Oliver Jupp, # 0-206 / 157
HORWOOD, Ewart Gladstone 17 Prescott Street, St. John's 2671 18 Ephriah James Horwood (p) Student 1916 No No
MADDICK, Henry Morton 350 Water Street / Sudbury Street, St. John's 140 William Maddick (o) 1914 No No Attestation papers not included. Granted commission 1916.