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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
MCCARTHY, Charles Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 5741 21 Justin McCarthy (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, October 8, 1918
WOODS, Peter Clam Bank Cove, St. George District 4338 20 Peter Woods (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SAMMS, Reuben Norris Point, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 3979 37 Phoebe Samms (s) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
COADY, Daniel Outer Cove, C. [Conception?] Bay [district unknown] 4628 22 Catherine Coady (p) Blacksmith 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KELLY, William J. Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 3657 18 Patrick Kelly (p) Telegraph operator 1917 Roman Catholic No No
COLLINS, Patrick Bay of Islands, St. George District 3714 18 Francis Collins (o) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HINCHEY, Patrick Northern Bay, Bay de Verde District 3735 19 Mary Walsh (o) Miner 1917 Roman Catholic No No
SULLIVAN, Peter Bay de Verde, Bay de Verde District 2786 18 John Sullivan (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No PDF
STAMP, Patrick D. 21 James Street, St. John's 656 28 William Stamp (p) Stoker 1914 Roman Catholic No No I
HAYES, Patrick Joseph Bollardstown, Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 2335 24 Edward Hayes (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
CORBETT, Francis Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 5832 19 Joseph Corbett (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DWYER, Michael Bell Island, St. John's East District 4644 20 Joseph Dwyer (p) Pump man 1918 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, Peter Cupids, Port de Grave District 1077 21 Mary Ann Power (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
DEA, Albert Bay Bulls, Ferryland District 6108 20 Michael Dea (p) Sailor 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CHAFE, Lawrence Petty Harbour, St. John's West District 5370 20 Mary (Jeffrey) Chafe (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHELAN, Patrick Chapels Cove, Harbour Main District 3428 18 Philip Whelan (p) Engine driver 1917 Roman Catholic No No See # 0-74 Goodyear for misfiled documents.
DOYLE, John Thomas Kings Cove, Bonavista District 1014 20 Edward Doyle (p) Miner 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
LEONARD, James British Harbour, Trinity District 2865 25 Thomas Leonard (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
SQUIRES, William 5 Mullock Street, St. John's 4639 18 James Squires (p) Longshoreman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
OLIVER, Philip 29 Feild Street, St. John's 3500 18 Thomas Oliver (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
ONEILL, William Pennywell Road, St. John's 2442 18 Arthur O'Neill (o) Assistant steward 1916 Roman Catholic No No
ROGERS, James 40 Breen Street, St. John's 4194 18 Edward Rogers (p) Shell maker 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MACKAY, Andrew Joseph Corner of Duckworth Street and Cochrane Street, St. John's 572 20 John MacKay (p) Seaman 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, July 13, 1916
CAHILL, John Bell Island, St. John's East District 2081 21 Mary Sweeney (p) Electrician 1916 Roman Catholic No No
HURLEY, William Joseph 153 Duckworth Street, St. John's 11 28 Johanna Hurley (p) Sailor 1914 Roman Catholic No No
MONAHAN, Edward J. McNeil Street, St. John's 3244 34 Elizabeth Monohan (s) Labourer 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, October 20, 1918 Variant spelling of name - Monaghan. LAC microfilm label: Monohan
FOLEY, Leo Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 5740 19 John Foley (p) Student 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DOYLE, Edward St. John's 1299 18 Mrs. Doyle (p) Barber 1915 Roman Catholic No No
BROCKLEHURST, George Augustus St. John's 848 24 Charles F. Brocklehurst (p) Letter carrier 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, August 16, 1917
KENT, William Joseph Lance Cove, Bell Island, St. John's East District 2821 18 John Kent (p) Machinist 1916 Roman Catholic No No
HEARN, Augustine St. John's 1024 19 Sarah Hearn (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
BRYAN, John Ferryland, Ferryland District 3109 22 Patrick Bryan (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, November 20, 1917
WALSH, Michael Bellevue, Trinity Bay 1792 22 Amy McCarthy (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No PDF
MUISE, Moses St. George, St. George District 1429 19 Moses Muise (p) Blacksmith 1915 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
GALGAY, Francis Joseph St. John's 892 19 Minnie Galgay (o) Shoemaker 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
BOLAND, James Francis St. John's 765 34 William Boland Gas fitter 1914 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, Herbert Joseph 61 Brazils Square, St. John's 0-82 - 1101 22 Frances Power (p) Accountant 1914 Roman Catholic No No
ROBERTS, Justin Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 4905 21 Thomas Roberts (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GILLIS, Roderick V. Highlands, St. George District 4235 30 Archibald Gillis (p) Farmer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MARTIN, John Joseph 55 Plymouth Road, St. John's 3607 23 John Martin (p) Clerk 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BARRON, Thomas Frank Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 568 26 Robert Barron (p) Miner 1914 Roman Catholic No No
TRACEY, Michael St. John's 1780 18 William Tracey (p) Carpenter 1915 Roman Catholic No No
OREILLY, Patrick Fox Harbour, Placentia - St. Marys District 2250 29 Johanna O'Reilly Ex-constable 1916 Roman Catholic No No
RYAN, Michael Norris Arm, Twillingate District 4307 20 John Ryan (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DOODY, Alphonse Mosquito, Placentia-St. Marys District 4563 19 Mrs. Albert[?] Doody (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
OTOOLE, Frank Caplin Bay [district unknown]**** 4610 19 Mary O'Toole (p) Station agent 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SINNOTT, Sylvester 27 Mullock Street, St. John's 2089 24 Sarah Hefforn (p) 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
SQUIRES, Jack [John] 11 Lime Street, St. John's 367 19 Richard Squires (p) Seaman 1914 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
FLYNN, Patrick Bay Bulls Road, Goulds, St. John's West District 1456 31 Martha Donovan (p) Expressman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CONNORS, James Patrick Mundy Pond Road, St. John's 209 21 Patrick Connors (p) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916