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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
MULLEY, James Cape St. Francis, St. John's East District 4756 19 Michael Mulley (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MCCARTHY, Charles Carbonear, Carbonear District 4969 26 Charles McCarthy (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HYNES, William Curtis Petries, Bay of Islands, St. George District 4991 18 Alexander Hynes (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CHAPMAN, Cyril Fort Townshend, St. John's 4383 18 William Chapman (p) Messenger, postal telegraphs 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MITCHELL, Vincent Marystown, Burin District 5861 23 William Mitchell (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LOCKE, Archibald 12 Notre Dame Street, St. John's 8401 18 George Locke (p) Labourer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HEALY, Edward J. Dunville, Placentia-St. Marys District 4557 18 Mrs. Power (o) Butcher 1918 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Healey
SHORT, Newton Hants Harbour, Trinity District 5311 19 Israel Short (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CULL, Andrew Shoal Bay, Fogo District 5980 23 Abraham Cull (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PENNEY, Elot J. Harrys Harbour, Twillingate District 4935 18 John Penney (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: Signature is Penney; documents are Penny
BUTLER, Samuel Foxtrap, Harbour Main District 5539 22 Job Butler (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KENNEDY, Chesley Western Bay, Bay de Verde District 5325 21 Solomon Kennedy (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BANKS, Thomas Middle Arm, White Bay, St. Barbe District 5619 19 Alfred Banks (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DALTON, Philip Codroy, St. George District 5721 24 John Dalton (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LITTLE, Raymond Bonavista, Bonavista District 5705 19 Mary Little (p) Steel worker 1918 Methodist No No
FORD, George Barr'd Islands, Fogo District 5967 20 George Ford (p) Unknown 1918 Unknown No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
LEONARD, Michael St. Leonards, Placentia-St. Marys District 4808 24 John J. Leonard (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BEST, James Swains Island, Bonavista District 5319 22 James Best (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
KELLY, Bernard Beau Bois, Burin District 6050 23 Lizzie Kelly (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PAYNE, Wilson Winterhouse Brook, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 5649 23 Edward Payne (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MASON, Peter Catalina, Trinity District 5751 19 Peter Mason (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HENNEBURY, Patrick Point May, Burin District 4943 31 Richard Hennebury (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BUTTON, Eleazar Old Perlican, Trinity Bay, Bay de Verde District 5283 20 William James Button (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name: Eleazor
TRAVERSE, James Bell Island, St. John's East District 4651 19 Mrs. Ed. Power (p) Mrs. Ed. Power (p) 1918 Roman Catholic No No
REID, Richard Haystack, Placentia-St. Marys District 4457 19 Albert Reid (o) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HEWLETT, Llewelyn Wards Harbour, Twillingate District 6286 18 Charlie Hewlett (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
ST. CROIX, William Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's 4400 18 Edward St. Croix (p) Expressman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BATTEN, Harold R. Coleys Point, Harbour Grace District 4378 19 Samuel Batten (p) Teaching 1918 Methodist No No
HOBBS, John Red Cliff, Bonavista District 5415 19 Henry Hobbs (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Monday, December 2, 1918 Photograph of grave-site included
KAVANAGH, Edward Flat Rock, St. John's East District 5785 19 James Kavanagh (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BARNES, Harold Belleoram, Fortune District 6158 23 Albert Barnes (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PECKHAM, Orlando Trinity East, Trinity District 4524 19 William Peckham (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COATES, Samuel Clarkes Head, Gander Bay, Fogo District 5451 22 George Coates (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MCGRATH, Charles G. 46 Water Street East, St. John's 0-287 - 3066 20 Thomas J. McGrath (p) Student 1918 No No
LANDER, Stewart Bonavista, Bonavista District 4850 18 James Lander (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
FORD, John Upper Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 4836 25 Mrs. Robert Ford (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HOWARD, Patrick Daniels Cove, Trinity District 5997 20 William Howard (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SAINT, Wilfred Musgravetown, Bonavista District 4886 19 Alfred Saint (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
KELLY, Daniel Marystown, Burin District 6062 19 Richard Kelly (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HISCOCK, Edgar William Winterton, Trinity District 6275 21 Robert Hiscock (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KEARNEY, William St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District 6252 21 Mary Davis (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SULLIVAN, Patrick Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 4649 18 Patrick Sullivan (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No
NORRIS, Richard St. Josephs, Placentia-St. Marys District 6215 21 Joseph Norris (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LEMOINE, Joseph E. Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District 4296 23 Philip LeMoine (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HUDSON, Clement Cape St. Francis, St. John's East District 4739 18 Jane Pike (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BEER, John 50 Cookstown Road, St. John's 4687 18 John Beer (p) Expressman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PARSONS, Harry H. Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District 5999 22 Annie Parsons (p) School teacher 1918 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, October 19, 1918
HANRAHAN, Gerald 49 Barters Hill, St. John's 4432 18 Bridget Hanrahan (p) Barber 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ROACH, George Topsail, Harbour Main District 4595 24 Patrick Roach (p) Blacksmith 1918 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Roche.
POOLE, Martin English Cove, Harbour Main District 4564 20 Henry Poole (p) Labourer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No