PLEASE USE THE FIELD BELOW TO SEARCH THE MILITARY SERVICE FILES
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 email@example.com 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||Religion||Fatality||PoW||Date of Death||Commendations||Notes|
|MELVIN, Michael||La Manche, Ferryland District||5754||19||Thomas Melvin (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|COSTELLO, William||Cape Broyle, Ferryland District||5753||22||John Costello (p)||Section man (railroad)||1918||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Wednesday, October 30, 1918|
|MOORS, Chesley Peter||Osmonton, New Bay, Twillingate District||5752||19||Frederick Moores (p)||Lumberman||1918||Methodist||No||No||Discrepancy in name: Recruit's signature is Moors; some documents completed as Moores|
|MASON, Peter||Catalina, Trinity District||5751||19||Peter Mason (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PARSONS, William||Flat Rock, St. John's East District||5750||20||James Parsons (p)||Cod oil refiner||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ASH, Archibald||St. Anthony, St. Barbe District||575||23||George Edward Ash (p)||Electric engineer||1914||Methodist||Yes||No||Friday, February 23, 1917|
|VICKERS, John.||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||5749||20||Martin Vickers (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|QUIRK, Peter.||Mobile, Ferryland District||5748||22||Daniel Quirk (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MORGAN, Samuel||Burnt Harbour, Port de Grave District||5747||23||Marmi Morgan (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|ARMSTRONG, Patrick||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||5746||19||Thomas Armstrong (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|KENNEDY, Michael J.||Mobile, Ferryland District||5745||20||James Kennedy (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|YARD, James||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||5744||22||Christopher Yard (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DILLON, Frank||Mobile, Ferryland District||5743||20||Michael Dillon (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HERRITT, Jeremiah||Burnt Islands, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5742||21||Matthew Herritt (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MCCARTHY, Charles||Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||5741||21||Justin McCarthy (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Tuesday, October 8, 1918|
|FOLEY, Leo||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||5740||19||John Foley (p)||Student||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BROWN, Hezekiah||Catalina, Trinity District||5739||23||Jesse Brown (p)||School teacher||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|OSBOURNE, Eleazer||Community: Blaketown, Trinity District||5738||21||James Osbourne (p)||Miner||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of name - Osborne|
|DAWE, John||Seal Cove, Harbour Main District||5737||23||Jane Dawe (p)||Farmer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discharge papers list Long Pond, Harbour Main District as community/district.|
|KENNY, William P.||Fermeuse, Ferryland District||5736||21||Robert Kenny (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BUTLER, Jabez||Seal Cove, Harbour Main District||5735||22||Charles Butler (p)||Farmer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|LEHR, Harry J.||203 Water Street, St. John's||5734||24||Dr. A.B. Lehr (p)||Dentist||1918||Presbyterian||No||No|
|DAWE, Frank||Long Pond, Harbour Main District||5733||25||Jane Dawe (p)||Farmer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MESHER, Jonathan||Englee, St. Barbe District||5732||23||Jessie Canning (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1833X|
|DOBBIN, Dennis||Gaskiers, Placentia-St. Marys District||5731||19||Bernard Dobbin (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MULLINS, Patrick||Boyds Cove, Twillingate District||5730||21||Robert Mullins (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SINCLAIR, Thomas J.||North River, Port de Grave District||5729||20||John Sinclair (p)||Labourer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SNELGROVE, Hayward||Campbellton, Twillingate District||5728||21||Philip Snelgrove (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|TILLEY, Edward||Upper Battery Road, St. John's||5727||19||George Tilley (p)||Engine man||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HEWITT, Alexander||Barr'd Island, Fogo District||5726||22||Henry Hewitt (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PEYTON, Ebenezer||Burnt Arm, Twillingate District||5725||22||Johnathan Peyton (p)||Lumberman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|DIAMOND, Eneas||Burnt Arm, Twillingate District||5724||19||Elizabeth Diamond (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|DAVIS, James||Gambo, Bonavista District||5723||21||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ROWE, William||Norris Arm, Twillingate District||5722||23||Edward Rowe (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|DALTON, Philip||Codroy, St. George District||5721||24||John Dalton (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BROWN, Robert||Gambo, Bonavista District||5720||23||John Brown (p)||Labourer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||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|
|HUTCHINGS, Albert||Charles Brook, Twillingate District||5719||23||Joseph Hutchings (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|INKPEN, Raymond||Great Burin, Burin District||5718||19||Joseph Inkpen (p)||Teacher||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|CONNORS, Michael||Norris Arm, Twillingate District||5717||20||Martin Connors (p)||Lumberman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BUTT, Ralph||Heatherton, St. George District||5716||20||George Butt (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|COX, George||Middle Arm, Bay of Islands, St. George District||5715||27||George Cox (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|WITHRO - WITHERALL, George||Fortune, Burin Peninsula||5714||26||Martha Withro (p)||Seaman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of name: Withers and Witherall. Mother's correspondence and separation/allowance are Witherall.|
|SEABRIGHT, Fred||Red Rock Cove, Norris Arm, Twillingate District||5713||20||Elias Seabright (p)||Steel worker||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, September 21, 1918|
|ADAMS, Frank||Botwood, Twillingate District||5712||19||William Adams (p)||Clerk||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|ASH, Albert||Battle Harbour, Labrador||5711||19||Ruth Ash (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Page two of attestation papers gives name as Edward Smith, service # 5710. Signature, physical details and family information are for Albert Ash.|
|SMITH, Edward||Battle Harbour, Labrador||5710||23||Jane Smith (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Monday, October 14, 1918|
|ROWSELL, Edward Clayton||49 Hayward Avenue, St. John's||571||23||Uriah Rowsell (p)||Chauffeur||1914||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|CUFF, Donald||Bonavista, Bonavista District||5709||19||William Cuff (p)||Steel worker||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BAKER, George||Newmans Cove, Bonavista District||5708||21||Charlotte Baker (p)||Steel worker||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|