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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
GALLOWAY, Bernard Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District 4596 20 Mary Galoway (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GARDINER, John 35 Lime Street, St. John's 144 28 Katherine Gardiner (s) Fireman 1914 Roman Catholic No No Includes Henry Morton Maddick # 140 "Descriptive report on enlistment", misfiled at time of file creation.
DICKS, Joseph Mortier, Burin District 1702 20 Michael Dicks (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
DIDHAM, Edmund Colinet, Placentia-St. Marys District 5187 23 John Didham (p) Millwright 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DILLON, Frank Mobile, Ferryland District 5743 20 Michael Dillon (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DILLON, John Little Bay, Twillingate District 5553 20 Mary Dillon (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DILLON, Matthew Little Bay, Twillingate District 5535 23 Mary Dillon (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DILLON, Stephen 448 Southside Road, St. John's 4165 18 Jane Dillon (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 17
DILLON, Thomas Little Bay, Twillingate District 5536 25 John Dillon (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DOBBIN, Charles Holyrood, Harbour Main District 2539 18 Denis Dobbin (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
DOBBIN, Dennis Gaskiers, Placentia-St. Marys District 5731 19 Bernard Dobbin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DOBBIN, John Tickles, Placentia-St. Marys District 2692 24 Francis Dobbin (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
DOBBIN, Joseph Wabana, Bell Island, St. John's East District 2538 19 David Dobbin (p) Miner 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Friday, October 18, 1918
DOBBIN, Patrick Gaskiers, Placentia-St. Marys District 4364 20 Patrick Dobbin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DOBBIN, William Upper Island Cove, Harbour Grace District 5354 23 Nicholas Dobbin (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DOBER, John Burin, Burin District 6180 22 Joseph Dober (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DOBER, John Marystown, Burin District 6054 21 Thomas Dober (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DOBER, Michael Mobile, Ferryland District 6059 25 George Dober (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, October 12, 1918 follows service #6050 on microfilm. Died, Spanish influenza (1918). attestation papers completed as Dover, all documents are Dober; Dober is correct.
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.
DODD, William St. John's 1027 22 Matthew Dodd (p) Seaman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
DOHANEY, William Patrick 21 Prospect Street, St. John's 496 23 Mr. Dohaney (p) Plumber 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
DOMINIC, James Little Reach, Fortune District 5306 19 Stephen Dominic (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DONNELLY, Jeremiah F. 45 Wickford Street, St. John's 3572 20 William Donnelly (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, November 20, 1917
DONNELLY, John 112 1/2 Military Road, St. John's 5074 26 John Donnelly (p) Tailor 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DONNELLY, William St. John's 2162 19 William Donnelly (p) Labourer 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
DONOHUE, William Joseph Point Verde, Placentia-St. Marys District 2992 18 John Donohue (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, May 18, 1918
DOODY, Alphonse Mosquito, Placentia-St. Marys District 4563 19 Mrs. Albert[?] Doody (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DOODY, James David Crowdy Street, Carbonear, Carbonear District 2651 23 Mrs. David Doody (p) Seaman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, February 4, 1918 Originally enlisted with Royal Naval Reserve 1624X
DOODY, Matthew Anthony Carbonear, Carbonear District 1982 24 Mary Doody (o) Brakeman 1915 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
DOOLEY, Francis Joseph St. John's 818 20 Francis Dooley (p) Tailor 1914 Roman Catholic No No
DOOLEY, John Joseph 23 1/2 Maxse Street, St. John's 474 22 Frederick Dooley (p) Presser 1914 Roman Catholic No No
DOOLEY, Thomas Richard 23 1/2 Maxse Street, St. John's 2294 18 Francis Dooley (p) Printer 1916 Roman Catholic No No
DORAN, John 41 Duckworth Street, St. John's 2660 18 Isabel Doran (p) Labourer 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, September 23, 1917
DORAN, Joseph Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District 1551 28 Mary Doran (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
EDWARDS, John Charles Pennywell Road, St. John's 450 20 Joseph Edwards (p) Painter 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Friday, July 21, 1916
EDWARDS, Joseph Lawn, Burin District 6331 21 Michael Edwards (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
EDWARDS, Peter Lawn, Burin District 4945 20 John Edwards (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAREW, Arthur Witless Bay, Ferryland District 6002 24 Thomas Carew (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAREW, Daniel 84 Pleasant Street, St. John's 4377 19 Mrs. H.V. Symonds (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAREW, Edward Bell Island, St. John's East District 4603 18 Mary Carew (p) Machinists helper 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAREW, Elias Bauline, St. John's East District 5757 23 Mary Colbourne (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAREW, James Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 4601 21 Richard Carew (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAREW, John Joseph St. John's 1028 22 Elizabeth Carew (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
CAREW, John Joseph 33 Patrick Street, St. John's 651 20 David Carew (p) Boiler maker 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
ELLIS, John Joseph 359 Southside Road, St. John's 443 21 John Joseph Ellis (p) Stonemason 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
ELLIS, Thomas 28 Feild Street, St. John's 2288 18 Mary Ellis (p) Grocer 1916 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 16
EMBERLEY, Leo Littledale, St. John's 4510 18 George Emberley (o) Coachman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
EMBERLY, George English Harbour East, Fortune District 2994 22 Patrick Emberly (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, October 8, 1917
ENGLISH, Patrick Joseph 66 Merrymeeting Road, St. John's 698 28 Patrick English (p) Telephone linesman 1914 Roman Catholic No No Also contains documents relating to service #5514, Ernest Penney.
ENNIS, Lewis Grand Falls, Twillingate District 3616 20 John Jos. Ennis (p) Tradesman 1917 Roman Catholic No No