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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.

 

Namesort ascending Community Service Number Age of Enlistment Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
WHITE, Raymond Trinity, Trinity District 3286 18 William White (p) Student 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, Peter St. Marys, Placentia-St. Mary's District 3635 20 Ellen (John) Critch (o) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Michael Little Bona, Placentia-St. Marys District 4121 19 Joseph White (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, October 3, 1918
WHITE, Martin Witless Bay, Ferryland District 6012 22 Cornelius White (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Llewellyn Normans Cove, Trinity District 5118 24 Caleb White (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, Joseph Stephenville, St. George District 5700 19 Alex White (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Joseph Biscay Bay, Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4680 20 James White (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, John Burin North, Burin District 5105 29 Elizabeth White (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, John Big Pond, Bay Bulls Road, St. John's West 1508 19 Annie White (p) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No Previously transcribed as John V. White
WHITE, John Freshwater Road, St. John's 8002 23 John L. White (p) Blacksmith and labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Jesse Valleyfield, Bonavista District 3676 26 Eliza White (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
WHITE, Jeremiah Little Harbour East, Placentia-St. Marys' 5923 20 Reuben Peddle (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, James Catalina, Trinity District 4079 22 Sarah Jane (William) Manuel (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, James Normans Cove, Trinity District 8117 18 Moses White (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
WHITE, Jacob Normans Cove, Trinity District 8142 24 Beatrice White (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
WHITE, Hollie Cottrells Cove, Twillingate District 3847 20 William White (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army Yes No Friday, April 12, 1918
WHITE, Herbert Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 3675 21 Rita White (s) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
WHITE, Hedley New Bay, Twillingate District 3681 22 William White (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
WHITE, Harold Bonavista, Bonavista District 5198 26 Rachel Little (p) Brakeman 1918 Methodist No No
WHITE, Gordon Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 4015 21 Thomas White (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
WHITE, Gordon Little Bay Island, Twillingate District 4109 24 James White (p) Carpenter 1917 Methodist Yes No Tuesday, October 15, 1918
WHITE, George Grand Bank, Burin district 8145 25 Mrs. Amelia H. White (s) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
WHITE, Frederick J. Princeton, Bonavista District 3542 23 Robert White (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist Yes No Monday, December 3, 1917
WHITE, Frederick Flat Bay, St. George District 8441 21 John W. White (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
WHITE, Frederick Durrells Arm, Twillingate District 1481 22 Edward (of David) White Fisherman 1915 Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
WHITE, Frank Greenspond, Bonavista District 3925 23 Sarah Ann White (p) School teacher 1917 Methodist No No
WHITE, Ernest Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 4017 19 Thomas White (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
WHITE, Edward Twillingate, Twillingate District 486 24 John White (p) Carpenter 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No I
WHITE, Edward Twillingate, Twillingate District 1084 19 Sarah White (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
WHITE, Edward Peters River, Placentia-St. Marys District 2325 21 Edward White (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1918
WHITE, Dugald 52 Pennywell Road, St. John's 4549 24 Andrew White (p) Bookkeeper 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, Dougald 5 Central Street, St. John's 37 33 Annie White (s) Dry goods clerk 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, Dorman Cottles Cove, New Bay, Twillingate District 8235 22 George White (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
WHITE, Dawe Green Bay, Trinity District 3687 22 Flora White (o) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
WHITE, Claude Herring Neck, Twillingate District 6096 19 Philip White (o) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, Charles Edward George V Institute, St. John's 0-307 - 171 27 Clara J. White (o) Purse 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
WHITE, Charles New Perlican, Trinity District 5506 21 Benjamin White (p) Longshoreman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, Charles Normans Cove, Trinity District 8143 22 Moses White (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
WHITE, Arthur Joseph Little Bona, Placentia-St. Marys District 1154 21 Joseph White (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Arthur J. Stephenville, St. George District 1029 Telegraph operator 1915 No No
WHITE, Allan La Scie, St. Barbe District 2643 35 Mrs. Allan White (s) Lumberman 1916 Salvation Army No No
WHITE, Alfred St. George, St. George Distric 1657 26 Tassin [Tassian] White (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Alexander Stephenville, St. George District 5945 22 Charles M. White (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Alexander Princeton, Bonavista District 5214 20 William White (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WHITE, Alec Jabez Sidley Sussex, England, United Kingdom 2832 28 William Walter White (p) Draper 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Wednesday, November 21, 1917 Formal name: Alexander Jabez
WHITE, Albert Clarence Catalina, Trinity District 1374 19 Virtue White (p) School teacher 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
WHITE, Agneigh Joseph St. John's 1241 20 Richard Joseph White (p) Baker 1915 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Adolph. Normans Cove, Trinity District 6191 24 Martha White (p) Labourer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITAKER, C.W. 0-1 1915 No No PDF Attestation papers not included. Attached from 3rd Battalion, The King's Regiment (Liverpool)
WHIFFIN, Patrick Southern Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District 1452 19 John Whiffin (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No