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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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|
|HOWLEY, Richard Alexander||No information||0-1||1924||No||No||Attestation papers not included; not in service ledger; See # 0-135 - 2273 for misfiled documents; Includes documents relating to John A. McGrath, Regt. # 0-135-2273 (and Royal Dublin Fusiliers).|
|LEWIS, Charles Victor||St. John's||3217||1916||Yes||No||Wednesday, September 24, 1919||Attestation papers not included. Enrolled with Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve 19 Aug. 1915. Enlisted with Newfoundland Regiment 9 Nov. 1916, transferred to NRNR 13 Nov. 1916. See also Regt. #1640 for additional information.|
|BAILEY, Andrew P.||Coachmans Cove, St. Barbe District||8118||22||Lumberman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WHITAKER, C.W.||0-1||1915||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Attached from 3rd Battalion, The King's Regiment (Liverpool)|
|REID, Josiah||Harbour Buffett, Placentia-St. Mary's District||8308||18||Fisherman||1917||No||No||Attestation papers not included.|
|MARSHALL, Albert||St. John's||n/a||18||Student||1918||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as bugler (special)|
|BUGDEN, G.||N/A||1917||No||No||Attestation papers not included. No service number, listed as bugler (special).|
|NANGLE, Thomas||0-20||Priest||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No||Partially refilmed at beginning of reel - Attestation papers not included.|
|REDMOND, Rivlyn Patrick||91 Carters Hill, St. John's||n/a||18||Student||1918||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as drummer (special),|
|MOSLEY, Robert||No information||708||No||No||Death notice only; not in service ledger. Service # 708 assigned to Sebastian Foran in service ledger. Fatality: Unknown|
|TAIT, Arch C.||No information||0-248||Doctor||1915||No||No||Attestation papers not included; no record in service ledger.|
|BAIRD, William Herbert||Norris Arm, Twillingate District||0-192||43||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|LANNON, James Joseph||No information||1001||No||No||File missing; ledger indicates discharged 10/4/15 as undesirable|
|EATON, Duncan McKinnon||St. John's||811||Dry goods clerk||1914||Presbyterian||No||No||Transferred to Newfoundland Forestry Companies Sept. 1917|
|DAVIS, D.||Medical officer||n/a||1918||No||No||Attached from the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC). No service number or file; information from ledger|
|MCBAY, Burchill G.||No information||600||No||No||Notice of death only. No information in service ledger.|
|CLEGGE [CLEGG, E.B.].||n/a||1914||No||No||File missing. Officer of 9th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. Attached to Newfoundland Regiment as Commanding Officer, Pond Farm Camp, Salisbury Plains.|
|SNOW, Francis Joseph||St. John's||1381||Box maker||1915||Roman Catholic||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|
|HERDER, Herbert Augustus||Rennies Mill Road, St. John's||2898||29||Accountant||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|SAUNDERS||2609||1916||No||No||File missing. Information from service ledger|
|THOMAS, Harvey||11 Barnes Place, St. John's||n/a||Clerk||1914||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number (special), listed as instructor (musketry).|
|WINTER, Herbert M||No information||0-156||1919||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Special assignment: musketry instructor|
|NEWHOOK, Leander||3129||No||No||Attestation not completed. File missing. Information from service ledger.|
|REID, Howard V. [Vincent]||St. John's||0-241||19||1919||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Not in service ledger. Provisional appointment to Newfoundland Regiment; Royal Flying Corps, 1915|
|MERCER, Arthur||60 Barters Hill, St. John's||n/a||14||Student||1918||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as bugler (special)|
|WILLIAMS, Willmet||Dildo, Trinity District||1499||1915||No||No||Attestation papers not included|
|FITZGERALD, J.H.W.||n/a||Dental surgeon||1918||No||No||Attached to Regiment; no service number; file missing; information from ledger.|
|ONEIL, Patrick Joseph||1917||0-67||No||No||Attestation papers not included; not in service ledger. Granted temporary commission.|
|BUGDEN, N.||N/A||1917||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as drummer (special).|
|WORTHINGTON, Lewis Llewellyn||No information||0-165 - 1862||48||Musician||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Not in service ledger. From 1st Battalion, Kings Regiment, Liverpool|
|WINTER, Marmaduke George||Rennies Mill Road, St. John's||2896||18||Bank clerk||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HOGAN, R.||N/A||1918||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as drummer (special)|
|DAVIS, James||Gambo, Bonavista District||5723||21||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|JACKSON, A.G.||N/A||1918||No||No||Attached to Regiment from Honourable Artillery Company (H.A.C.); no service number or file; information from ledger.|
|RICKETTS, Thomas||Middle Arm, White Bay, St. Barbe District||3102||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 15 Originals removed for conservation by the National Archives, photocopies of originals have been microfiilmed.|
|PYNN, Frank||No Information||1033||1915||No||No||No information in service ledger; released May 1915.|
|EBSARY, Herbert N.||89 Southside Road, St. John's||2569||22||Assistant storekeeper||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|TAYLOR, Hayward||No information||2858||1916||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Service ledger notes he attested for home duty only.|
|OREILLY, P. Joseph||0-147||1915||No||No||Attestation papers not included; incorrect information in service ledger Notes: Listed as instructor (musketry). Notes: Information in service ledger is incorrect; information for 0-236 J.B. O'Reilly, RAMC was duplicated as being 0-147 Joseph O'Reilly|
|MURPHY, James A.||3006||No||No||File missing, attestation not completed. Information from service ledger.|
|FITZPATRICK, J.||n/a||1917||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as drummer (special).|
|DREW, T.M.||0-223 - 857||1915||No||No||Transferred from Leicestershire Regiment. Attestation papers not included. Also contains documents relating to service #0-23, William Edward Barnes|
|POWER, Nicholas J.||St. John's||319||24||Street car conductor||1914||No||No||Attestation papers not included. No information in service ledger.|
|DOWNTON, H.||n/a||1917||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as bugler (special).|
|WAKEFIELD, Arthur William||No information||0-101||Doctor||1914||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Transferred to Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC)|
|LEMESSURIER, H. [Hugh]||0-197||No||No||Civilian appointment as Honourary Lieutenant, administration of training camp, Pleasantville.|
|LAWLOR, Edward||No information||n/a||Bugler||1918||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as bugler (special)|
|BARTLETT, James||40 Gilbert Street, St. John's||8042||22||Cooper||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Attestation papers not included.|
|CLEMENT, T.W.||n/a||Medical officer||1918||No||No||Attached from the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC). No service number or file; information from ledger.|
|MARTIN, William P.||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||1605||1915||No||No||Attestation papers not included|