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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 ascending Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
MCDONALD, Michael J. Little Bay, Twillingate District 5159 24 Richard McDonald (p) Surveyor 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Martin Witless Bay, Ferryland District 6012 22 Cornelius White (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SEXTON, Edward Tilting, Twillingate District 3013 22 Thomas Sexton (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
HATCH, Nicholas Red Head Cove, Bay de Verde District 5850 23 Johannah Hatch (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
NORRIS, William Leonard 41 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 101 28 James Norris (p) Clerk 1914 Roman Catholic No No
DUNPHY, John Joseph 31 Central Street, St. John's 2459 21 Patrick Dunphy (p) Cooper 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, November 25, 1916
WHITE, Edward Peters River, Placentia-St. Marys District 2325 21 Edward White (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1918
OREILLY, Patrick Fox Harbour, Placentia - St. Marys District 2250 29 Johanna O'Reilly Ex-constable 1916 Roman Catholic No No
DAY, Cyril Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 4397 20 James Day (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
OLIVER, Jeremiah Gull Island, Bay de Verde District 5330 21 Andrew Oliver (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MULROONEY, Patrick W. Red Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 6185 24 Daniel Mulrooney (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FARRELL, Thomas Fogo, Fogo District 6035 23 Pierce Farrell (p) Seaman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MCCARTHY, John Francis Goulds, Bay Bulls Road, St. John's West District 1401 24 Helen McCarthy (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
TOBIN, Walter A. Roxburgh, Massachusetts, USA 1556 19 Alice Tobin Barber 1915 Roman Catholic No No
HYNES, John Francis St. Brendans, Bonavista District 238 24 James Hynes (p) - Catherine Hynes Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Re-attested for short service - Discrepancy in age. Age discrepancy- 24-34.
BURKE, William Conne River, Fortune District 6323 20 Matthew Burke (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BAKER, James Carbonear, Carbonear District 5807 21 Daniel Baker (p) Iron worker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FOWLER, John W. Renews, Ferryland District 4229 29 James Fowler (p) Railroad 1917 Roman Catholic No No
WALSH, William St. Marys, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5353 20 John Walsh (p) Steel worker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
JOY, William Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 1376 22 William Joy (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No PDF
DRUKEN, Charlie Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 5263 22 Patrick Druken (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ONEIL, Augustine J. 273 Water Street, St. John's 3243 18 Agnes O'Neil (p) Mechanic 1916 Roman Catholic No No
NOSEWORTHY, Edward 128 Bond Street, St. John's 3219 25 Mary Noseworthy (p) Fireman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
GOIGLAS, George 61 George Street, St. John's 3615 24 Anthony Goiglas (o) Fireman 1917 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancies in spelling of name: Goigalis, Geiglas, Geigalis, Goglas.
STRIDE, Abe Conne River, Fortune District 6314 20 Peter Stride (p) Logger 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FOX, John W. Avondale, Harbour Main District 4799 20 Bridget Fox (p) Telegraph operator 1918 Roman Catholic No No
EDWARDS, John Charles Pennywell Road, St. John's 450 20 Joseph Edwards (p) Painter 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Friday, July 21, 1916
CORBETT, John Little Bay, Twillingate District 5556 26 James Corbett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PITTMAN, Thomas Merasheen, Placentia-St. Marys District 5522 23 Philip Pittman (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BENOIT, Julien Cape St. George, St. George District 4224 26 Mary Jeanette (o) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No Transferred to the Newfoundland Forestry Companies March 1918
FLOOD, Joseph Holyrood, Harbour Main District 4662 26 Edward Flood (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WOODS, Frank Port au Port, St. George District 6087 24 Peter Woods (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KELLY, James Joseph Jersey Side, Placentia-St. Marys District 2228 19 James Kelly (p) Labourer 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, October 27, 1918 Duplicate of attestation papers also located with Service # 2282
SPRY, Martin 39 Casey Street, St. John's 4392 18 Edward Spry (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MARTRET, Francis Joseph 25 Princes Street, St. John's 3208 18 Augustus Martret (p) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
JACOB, Esau Curling, St. George District 3758 27 Sadie Eude (p) Baker 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FELIX, Ernest Flat Bay, St. George District 8217 35 Jessie Felix (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MADORE, Reuben Stephenville Crossing, St. George District 2566 22 Fred Madore (o) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1567X
SULLIVAN, John Thomas St. John's 769 22 Thomas Sullivan (p) Cooper 1914 Roman Catholic No No
DALTON, Daniel St. Marys Bay, Placentia-St. Marys District 6154 23 Stephen Dalton (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CONSTANTINE, Alexander Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5803 18 Edward Constantine (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WALTERS, John Bank Head, St. George District 8415 18 Mrs. Young (o) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
LAWLOR, Richard Joseph Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 929 22 Thomas Lawlor (o) Coachman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
QUIRK, Daniel Joseph Bay Bulls, Ferryland District 1305 19 Matilda Quirk (p) Railroading 1915 Roman Catholic No No
MANSFIELD, John Bell Island, St. John's East District 8275 18 Mrs. Patrick Mansfield (p) Miner 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BYRNE, James Topsail Road, St. John's 4444 18 Garrett Byrne (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ASPELL, John Joseph St. John's 1126 20 John Aspell (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Wednesday, March 27, 1918
EMBERLY, George English Harbour East, Fortune District 2994 22 Patrick Emberly (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, October 8, 1917
BEATON, William Badger Brook, Twillingate District 8248 36 Bridget Beaton (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
DENNIHEY, John Wabana, Bell Island, St. John's East District 2756 18 Daniel Dennihy (p) Electrician 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917