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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 Kinsort ascending Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
OQUINN, Vincent Joseph Searston, Codroy Valley, St. George District 1136 19 Thomas O'Quinn (p) Telegraph operator 1915 Roman Catholic No No
OKEEFE, William Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4315 18 Thomas O'Keefe (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
NOSEWORTHY, Alexander 14 John Street, St. John's 4409 23 Thomas Noseworthy (p) Assistant dispatcher 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NOSEWORTHY, Harold 6 Wickford Street, St. John's 8404 18 Thomas Noseworthy (p) Labourer 1917 Methodist No No
NOSEWORTHY, Frederick Thomas 6 Wickford Street, St. John's 527 22 Thomas Noseworthy (p) Cooper 1914 Methodist No No Discrepancy in name: Signature is Frederick; several forms completed as Francis.
NOSEWORTHY, Vincent Manuels, Harbour Main District 201 24 Thomas Noseworthy (o) Miner 1914 Roman Catholic No No Partially refilmed at beginning of reel.
NICHOLLE, John 164 Pleasant Street, St. John's 435 22 Thomas Nicholle (p) Clerk 1914 Methodist No No
NEIL, Archibald Grand Bruit, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5666 19 Thomas Neil (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MURRIN, Thomas Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District 4381 24 Thomas Murrin Sr. (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MURRIN, Patrick Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 4802 18 Thomas Murrin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 17
MURPHY, Thomas M. 10 McDougall Street, St. John's 4490 18 Thomas Murphy Sr. (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, Leo Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District 4587 18 Thomas Murphy (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, John Thomas Leslie Street, St. John's 3021 18 Thomas Murphy (p) Clerk 1916 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, Thomas 85 Longs Hill, St. John's 3492 18 Thomas Murphy (p) Student 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MOULTON, John Albert Burin, Burin District 2960 19 Thomas Moulton (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
MOULTON, Albert Edgar Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 2890 30 Thomas Moulton (p) Clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, November 22, 1917
MOULTON, Rennie Burin, Burin District 4320 18 Thomas Moulton (p) School teacher 1918 Methodist No No
MOSS, Daniel. Gambo, Bonavista District 2657 19 Thomas Moss (p) Telegraph operator 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Friday, April 12, 1918
MORRY, Howard Ferryland, Ferryland District 726 29 Thomas Morry (p) Fisherman 1914 No No
MOORES, Edward Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District 2216 19 Thomas Moores (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
MOORES, John Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 8190 18 Thomas Moores (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No Attestation papers not included. Transferred to Regiment.
MOORE, Thomas S.F Carbonear, Carbonear District 4771 19 Thomas Moore (p) Operator 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MOLLOY, Thomas 166 New Gower Street, St. John's 4032 18 Thomas Molloy (p) Clerk 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MOAKLER, Francis Stephen St. John's 1651 18 Thomas Moakler (p) Telegraph checker 1915 Roman Catholic No No
MILLEY - MELEE, Thomas St. John's 1877 20 Thomas Milley (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916 Discrepancy in spelling of name
MELVIN, Michael La Manche, Ferryland District 5754 19 Thomas Melvin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MEANEY, Basil Caplin Bay, Fogo District 8352 19 Thomas Meaney (p) Fisherman 1917 Attestation papers not included. No No
MEANEY, Thomas Joseph Riverhead, St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District 1709 23 Thomas Meaney (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No PDF
MCDONALD, William Norris Arm, Twillingate District 8465 19 Thomas McDonald (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MCDONALD, Robert Burnt Woods, Conne River, Fortune District 3534 20 Thomas McDonald (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MCDONALD, Stephen Cartwright, Labrador 6103 21 Thomas McDonald (p) Bookkeeper 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No See also service #6102, Charles Michelin
MCCULLOCK, George Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom 2148 26 Thomas McCullock (p) Groom 1916 No No
MCCARTHY, Thomas Renews, Ferryland District 4542 24 Thomas McCarthy (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MAYBEE, Samuel Trinity, Trinity District 3030 18 Thomas Maybee (p) Steward 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 3 D.N.X.
MAUNDER, Herbert Thomas 89 Military Road, St. John's 3029 18 Thomas Maunder (p) Clerk 1916 Methodist No No
MARTIN, Malcolm Victoria Street, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 2656 18 Thomas Martin (p) Labourer 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MARTIN, Michael Flat Rock, St. John's East District 5779 20 Thomas Martin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MAHONEY, Frank 336 Water Street West, St. John's 4310 20 Thomas Mahoney (p) Mechanical dentist(?) 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MAHER, John Badgers Quay, Bonavista District 5584 21 Thomas Maher (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LYNCH, Thomas St. John's 1355 27 Thomas Lynch (p) Cooper 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, March 14, 1918
LITTLE, Eli Bonavista, Bonavista District 5452 22 Thomas Little (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LEONARD, James British Harbour, Trinity District 2865 25 Thomas Leonard (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
LEGROW, Frederick Pratt Broad Cove, Bay de Verde District 404 23 Thomas Legrow (p) Dry goods clerk 1914 Methodist No No I
LEGGE, Isaac Robinsons Head, St. George District 5461 21 Thomas Legge (p) Section man 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LAWLOR, Jack 67 Monkstown Road, St. John's 5078 23 Thomas Lawlor (p) Cabman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LAWLOR, Richard Joseph Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 929 22 Thomas Lawlor (o) Coachman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
LANE, Gideon Harland Jamestown, Bonavista District 1482 19 Thomas Lane (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist Yes Yes POW Date: 1917 Contains document relating the circumstances of the deaths of service #2616, Pte. C. Snow; #815, Pte. A. Cummings; and #1525, Pte. George Attwood while POWs
LAKE, Philip J. Fortune, Burin District 4403 20 Thomas Lake (p) Sailor 1918 Methodist No No
KILLIN, Joseph Kent, England, United Kingdom 0-294 - 2112 26 Thomas Killin (p) Paper maker 1916 Roman Catholic No No Partially refilmed at beginning of reel.
KEOUGH, Michael St. Josephs, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 5647 19 Thomas Keough (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No