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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
HUNT, Albert Fair Island, Bonavista District 5011 20 Eli Hunt (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SMITH, Robert Dildo, Trinity District 5051 23 Robert Smith (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
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),
WELLS, William Tilt Cove, Twillingate District 5680 21 Simon Wells (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
CREWE, William Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 5281 24 Benaiah Crewe (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
REVELLOW, Adolph Mainland, St. George District 8491 48 Rachel Revellow (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Previously transcribed as Revellon.
EVERETT, Edward 70 Brazils Hill, St. John's 4719 21 Mary Everett (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PHILLIPS, John G. Twillingate, Twillingate District 6148 19 James Phillips (p) Sailor 1918 Methodist No No
DELANEY, William Cupids, Port de Grave District 5605 21 James Delaney (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
REID, Elijah Dildo, Trinity District 5024 31 John Reid (o) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
HUMBY, Henry Summerville, Bonavista Bay 4517 21 James Humby (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WICKS, Garfield Pools Island, Bonavista District 6145 22 George Wicks (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MAYO, William Burin, Burin District 5589 20 Albert Mayo (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CRANE, Nathaniel Middle Arm, Bay of Islands, St. George District 5276 21 William Crane (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KENT, Edward Bell Island, St. John's East District 5215 24 William Kent (o) Engineer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ELLIOTT, Thomas Bunyans Cove, Bonavista District 4908 19 Bessie Elliott (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COOZE, John 5162 5162 21 Charles Cooze (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
YOUNG, Walter Stephenville Crossing, St. George District 5993 21 Agnes Young (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
JENNINGS, Stewart Bridgeport, Twillingate District 6027 25 Robert Jennings (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
MALONEY, James Sweet Bay, Bonavista District 5910 19 John Maloney (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LESHANA, David 131 Casey Street, St. John's 4420 19 Mary Ann LeShana (p) (o) Steward 1918 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - LeShano. Discrepancy in next of kin's relationship to LeShana.
COFFIN, George Haystack, Placentia-St. Marys District 5180 21 William Coffin (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MURPHY, Arthur Witless Bay, Ferryland District 5035 24 Edward Murphy Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Attestation papers not included
PURCELL, John Ship Head, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4343 21 William Purcell (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LITTLE, Ronald Bonavista, Bonavista District 5831 - 6235 23 George Little (p) Seaman 1918 Methodist No No He is enlisted again at the age of 24
COSTELLO, William Cape Broyle, Ferryland District 5753 22 John Costello (p) Section man (railroad) 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Wednesday, October 30, 1918
BIFFO, Harold Lawrence London, England, United Kingdom 3059 47 Mrs. Harold Biffo (s) Musician 1918 Roman Catholic No No Attested for short service
NOSEWORTHY, Pierce Nippers Harbour, Twillingate District 5544 20 Nathaniel Noseworthy (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LOUGHLIN, Albert Flat Island, Burin District 5872 19 Eliza Hipditch (p) - Edward Loughlin (o) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
STREET, Abraham 27 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 4970 20 John Street (o) Sailor 1918 Methodist No No
RODWAY, Wilson North Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District 5929 19 Alfred Rodway (o) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MATHIESON, Gerald Topsail Road, St. John's 4405 18 John Mathieson (p) Apprentice engineering 1918 Presbyterian No No
STICKLAND, Kenneth Newmans Cove, Bonavista District 4821 22 Jane Stickland (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PATEY, Henry Port Saunders, St. Barbe District 5675 20 Theophilus Patey (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TUCKER, Philip Boncloddy Street, St. John's 4940 23 Ignatius Tucker (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BRIDGER, Willis Southwest Arm, Twillingate District 5542 23 Richard Bridger (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
FOLKS, Herbert Little Bay, Twillingate District 5533 28 William Folks (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TUCKER, Theophilis Elliston, Trinity District 4778 20 Samuel Tucker (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LEVITZ, Charles 108 Gower Street, St. John's 4453 28 Levi Levitz (p) Salesman 1918 Jewish No No
HIBBS, James Little Bay Island, Twillingate District 6288 19 John Hibbs (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
KING, Wallace Bauline, St. John's East District 5841 19 James King (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MARTIN, John W. 38 New Gower Street, St. John's 5021 19 James Martin (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HAGEN, Francis 5 Simmonds Street, St. John's 5824 21 Dennis Hagen (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SLADE, Josiah Salmon Cove, Bay de Verde District 6176 20 Philip Slade (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
BEATON, Joseph Badger Brook, Twillingate District 8489 24 Bridget Beaton (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TILLEY, Allan Kings Bridge Road, St. John's 4363 19 John Tilley (p) Labourer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NASH, Thomas 22 Adelaide Street, St. John's 4399 18 Margaret Nash (p) Assistant bookkeeper 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLBOURNE, Albert Little Bay, Twillingate District 5297 20 Thomas Colbourne (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KEEFE, Thomas 17 William Street, St. John's 4488 19 Richard Keefe (p) Telegraph operator 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HEWITT, Stephen Allandale Road, St. John's 8497 18 Stephen Hewitt (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No