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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
MULLINS, Frank Blackmarsh Road, St. John's 525 20 Patrick Mullins (p) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, Nicholas J. Argentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4008 20 John Power (p) Sulphate worker 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, September 29, 1918
CLARE, Robert St. John's 210 28 John and Sarah Clare (p) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic No No Partially refilmed at beginning of reel
COSTELLO, Edward Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 4561 21 Sarah (Peter) Costello (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CROTTY, Stanley F. Battery Road, St. John's 459 19 Mr. Crotty (p) Engineer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
EBBS, Michael 53 Cabot Street, St. John's 4448 19 William Ebbs (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GEAR, James Joseph 7 Flower Hill, St. John's 695 20 Agnes Fitzpatrick (p) Teacher 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
BRODNICK, Edward 7 Stephens Street, St. John's 1951 19 Edward Brodnick Sr. (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
NOLAN, Clifford Salmonier, Placentia-St. Marys District 6174 19 Elizabeth Nolan (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BROMSEY, Joseph Martin Main River, St. George District 1424 31 William Bromsey (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
LEVERMAN, Donald 168 Water Street West, St. John's 4705 22 Charlie Leverman (p) Electrician 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WALSH, Thomas St. Brendans, Bonavista District 6091 21 Ellen Walsh (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MORAN, William Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 3555 18 James Moran (p) Expressman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MCMANUS, Edward 16 Sebastian Street, St. John's 4504 18 Joseph McManus (p) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, James Thornton St. John's 1169 20 Thomas Power (p) Cabman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
SNOOK, James St. Albans, Fortune District 6228 24 Michael Snook (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PICCO, Francis Rushoon, Placentia-St. Marys District 5863 24 Charlotte Mary Picco (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Wednesday, October 23, 1918
BARTLETT, Joseph Patrick Turks Gut, Port de Grave District 629 20 Mrs. John Bartlett Fisherman 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
TREMLETT, William Colinet, Placentia-St. Marys District 3575 25 Hannah Tremblett (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
STOYLES, Patrick J. Lance Cove, Bell Island, St. John's East District 5219 21 Michael Stoyles (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLLIER, John St. Albans, Fortune District 6224 21 Mary Collier (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WALL, James 83 Pleasant Street, St. John's 6149 19 Patrick Wall (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DAVIS, James Gambo, Bonavista District 5723 21 Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KENNEDY, James Brig Bay, St. Barbe District 5651 24 John Kennedy (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KANE, George 43 Job Street, St. John's 208 20 Patrick Kane (p) Clerk 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, December 3, 1917
CARROLL, Richard A. Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 2668 18 Alice Rose (o) Office clerk 1916 Roman Catholic No No
BENNETT, William Stephenville, St. George District 1071 22 Josephine Bennett (p) Carpenter 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917 PDF Variant spelling of name - Benoit
DUKE, Peter 48 Cabot Street, St. John's 8301 18 Patrick Duke (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BOONE, Edward 22 Belvedere Street, St. John's 4501 23 James Boone (p) Chauffeur 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAREW, Thomas Cape Broyle, Ferryland District 5760 23 John Carew (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLEMAN, Bartholomew Curling, St. George District 5395 22 Joseph Coleman (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BRAZIL, James Renews, Ferryland District 4536 18 John Brazil (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TOBIN, Larry 17 Casey Street, St. John's 4558 18 John Tobin (p) 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BURKE, Garrett St. John's 1023 20 Hester Burke (o) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
MAHON, James Thomas 30 Barnes Road St. John's 114 21 John Mahon (p) Tinsmith 1914 Roman Catholic No No
SAUNDERS, Clarence Fogo, Fogo District 3583 18 Lambert Saunders (o) Baker 1917 Roman Catholic No No File for William Saunders (# 3860) contains seven documents marked as service # 3860 but with name Clarence Saunders (# 3583).
FOWLER, James Francis Salmonier [Placentia- St.Mary's District?] 311 32 Mary Fowler (p) Fisherman 1914 Roman Catholic No No Attestation papers not included. Information from service ledger. Discrepancy in name: Fowlow
MADORE, George Albert Bay of Islands, St. George District 1458 21 Alfred Madore (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
JOY, Walter Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 3137 18 William Joy (p) Miner 1916 Roman Catholic No No
FLYNN, Gregory Daniel Avondale, Harbour Main District 0-302 - 0-311 - 3856 21 Patrick Flynn (p) Teacher 1917 Roman Catholic No No Partially refilmed at beginning of reel 25.
CONNELL, Felix Bonavista, Bonavista District 3596 27 Jeremiah Connell (p) Clerk 1917 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: O'Counell.
COSTELLO, John Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District 2593 27 Matthew Costello (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
LARNER, Cyril Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 426 23 Sarah Larner (p) Office clerk 1914 Roman Catholic No No
DOBER, Peter Spanish Room, Burin District 6066 23 Joseph Dober (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Friday, October 25, 1918 Also includes correspondence relating to # 5367 Charlie Fudge.
STAPLETON, Stephen Marystown, Burin District 4166 21 Elizabeth Stapleton (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, Peter Joseph Angel Place, St. John's 2751 22 Elizabeth (Murphy) Power (s) Barber 1916 Roman Catholic No No
DELANEY, Thomas Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 2225 19 Michael Delaney (p) Fireman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, November 20, 1916
MURRAY, Henry Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 4903 23 John Murray (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
OBRIEN, William Vincent Avondale, Harbour Main District 1068 20 Mary O'Brien (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
PEARCEY, Charles 83 Bond Street, St. John's 4398 21 Jasper Pearcey (p) Draper 1918 Roman Catholic No No