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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 Datesort ascending Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
ENGLAND, John W. Brigus, Port de Grave District 5638 25 Thomas England (o) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ABBOTT, Edward Boswarlos, St. George District 6297 22 William Abbott (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SQUIRES, Arthur Wing Point, Gander Bay, Fogo District 5445 21 John Squires (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TAYLOR, Baxter Boot Harbour, Twillingate District 5519 20 Esau Taylor (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BENNETT, John West Bay, Port au Port, St. George District 5939 20 William Bennett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TOMS, Norman La Scie, St. Barbe District 5624 19 Robert Toms (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LUNDRIGAN, Allan 8 Gilmore Street, St. John's 5247 22 William Lundrigan (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SMITH, Edward Manuels, Harbour Main District 5164 18 Edward Smith (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GEORGE, Edward Curling, St. George District 5409 20 Edward George (p) FIsherman 1918 Methodist No No
BARTLETT, John Trinity, Trinity District 4522 21 George Bartlett (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WARD, Henry Griguet, St. Barbe District 5054 19 John Ward (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
FOOTE, John Rencontre, Burgeo-LaPoile District 6268 19 George Foote (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FARRELL, Thomas Fogo, Fogo District 6035 23 Pierce Farrell (p) Seaman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BAKER, John Hodges Cove, Trinity District 4715 21 Hannah Baker (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SEYMOUR, George Botwood, Twillingate District 6172 25 Elizabeth Budgell (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army Yes No Sunday, October 27, 1918
WHEATON, Walter Frederickton, Fogo District 6093 19 Isaac Wheaton (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CREWS, John Point Crew, Burin District 4811 18 John R. Crews (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
OCONNOR, Timothy Tickle Cove, Bonavista District 5037 29 Mary O'Connor (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HUMBY, Henry George Summerville, Bonavista Bay 4514 18 Eli Humby (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CANNING, Ambrose Red Bay, Labrador 6242 20 Charles Canning (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PAYTON, Walter 16 Brennan Street, St. John's 6209 18 Richard Payton (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
SMITH, Robert Dildo, Trinity District 5051 23 Robert Smith (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JOLLIFF, Eldon Old Perlican, Trinity Bay, Bay de Verde District 5286 21 Joseph Jolliff (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
ROBERTS, William H. Brigus, Port de Grave District 4781 18 Sarah Roberts (p) Mechanic 1918 Methodist No No
LITTLE, Redvers Musgravetown, Bonavista District 4887 18 James Little (p) Framer 1918 Methodist Yes No Friday, November 15, 1918 Photograph of grave-site included
RYAN, Norman Newmans Cove, Bonavista District 5895 20 George Ryan (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BENOIT, Arthur P. Short Reach, Burgeo-LaPoile District 6311 20 John Benoit (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TREMBLETT, Thomas Salmonier, Placentia, St. Marys District 6159 21 Margaret Tremblett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COOPER, Stewart Bonavista, Bonavista District 5341 19 John Cooper (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
EDWARDS, Joseph Lawn, Burin District 6331 21 Michael Edwards (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PHILLIPS, John Bonavista, Bonavista District 5890 22 Samuel Philips (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WHITE, Jeremiah Little Harbour East, Placentia-St. Marys' 5923 20 Reuben Peddle (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DUCEY, Thomas Keels, Bonavista District 5169 24 Lawrence Ducey (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MULLOWNEY, Edward Holyrood, Harbour Main District 4713 18 James Mullowney (p) Railroad man 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: signature is Mullowney, form completed as Maloney.
STEAD, Thomas W. Little Catalina, Trinity District 4350 18 George Stead (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WAREHAM, John Petries Crossing, Bay of Islands, St. George District 4657 18 Israel Wareham (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PENNY, Ernest Harry's Harbour, Twillingate District 5514 23 Stephen Penny (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No See also service #698, Patrick Joseph English. Discrepancy in name: Signature is Penny, documents as Penney.
WHEELER, Ralph Summerford, Twillingate District 4906 18 Thomas Wheeler (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MARCH, Hugh Campbells Creek, St. George District 4874 18 Sarah March (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in name: Marsh.
POWER, Patrick Avondale, Harbour Main District 5106 23 John Power (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WEBBER, Walter Port Blandford, Bonavista District 5244 21 Annie Webber (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HEAD, George Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 5985 20 Joseph Head (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DELANEY, Bernard Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District 4408 18 Mark Delaney (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PEDDLE, Elijah New Perlican, Trinity District 5489 19 Henry Peddle (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MATHIAS, T.G. No information 0-245 1918 No No PDF Attestation papers not included. Attached from Welsh Regiment
MACNAB, Egerton 60 Cochrane Street, St. John's 4458 40 L.A. MacNab (o) Accountant 1918 Presbyterian No No Previously transcribed as Edgerton
ASH, Frank Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4436 18 Thomas Ash (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WILKINS, Alexander Wesleyville, Bonavista District 5181 21 Isaac Wilkins (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
MARTIN, Nathaniel Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 4742 18 James Martin (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
THROWBRIDGE, George Thomas Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys 6199 26 Samuel Throwbridge (p) Sailor 1918 Methodist No No Variant spellings of name - Throwbridge, Trowbridge, Strowbridge, Strawbridge; attested as Throwbridge.