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 email@example.com 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|
|BENSON, Frederick Chesley||Salvage, Bonavista District||1049||21||James Brown (o)||Fisherman||1915||No||No|
|SQUIRES, Walter||St. Phillips, St. John's West District||5081||19||Solomon Squires (p)||Farmer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BROWN, Alfred E.||Robinsons Head, St. George District||4362||21||Mrs. George E. Brown (p)||Sailor||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|ROACH, Samuel||Alexander Bay, Bonavista District||3965||23||Victor Roach (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|PEYTON, Ebenezer||Burnt Arm, Twillingate District||5725||22||Johnathan Peyton (p)||Lumberman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|KEREFIN, Joseph||Cape St. George, St. George District||4199||18||Ephraim Caravan (p)||Fisherman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No||Discrepancies in spelling of name: Joseph also apppears as Ives and Yves; Kerefin as Caravan, Carrefin, Karaven, Karfin, Karrefin, Kerfant, Kerfont and Kurfant.|
|GILLINGHAM, Walter||Gander Bay, Fogo District||4212||20||James Gillingham (p)||Lumberman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SNOW, Walter||Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District||2060||18||Henry C. Snow (p)||Coachman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|LEGGE, John||Hearts Delight, Trinity District||3314||19||Jessie (John) Crocker (p)||Millwright||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1978X.|
|WISEMAN, Ebenezer George||Boot Harbour, Halls Bay, Twillingate District||2523||27||Alfred Wiseman (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No||One document microfilmed as #2573|
|CORINA, Alfred||Newcastle on Tyne, England, United Kingdom||2140||30||Mrs. Corina (p)||Musician||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No||Attested for short service|
|MURRAY, Archibald||Adams Cove, Bay de Verde District||2733||21||Edward Murray (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|HOLLOWAY, Albert||Brooklyn, Bonavista District||3797||20||Samson Holloway (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||Yes||No||Thursday, October 17, 1918||Photograph of grave-site included.|
|TAYLOR, Alfred Penney||St. John's||897||19||Mr. and Mrs. Taylor (p)||Clerk||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|HASKELL, Augustus||Lamaline, Burin District||3297||19||Ida Haskell (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 19; Actual age: 16|
|MAHER, James Joseph||St. John's||951||20||Mrs. William Maher (p)||Tailor||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916||Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel 73|
|WHITE, Michael||Little Bona, Placentia-St. Marys District||4121||19||Joseph White (p)||Fisherman||1917||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Thursday, October 3, 1918|
|DIAMOND, Samuel H.||Change Islands, Fogo District||4282||21||Esau Diamond (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|MAY, William||Botwood, Twillingate District||351||20||Charles May (p)||Fireman||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|STUCKLESS, George||Point Leamington, Twillingate District||5000||21||Obed Stuckless (p)||Lumberman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|MITCHELL, Laurence||Beaver Cove, Twillingate District||5658||20||Elias Mitchell (p)||Miner||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|JANES, Frazer Wilson||Western Arm, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District||3043||18||Robert Janes||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CLARE, Joseph William||34 Codners Lane, St. John's||0-111 - 536||24||John Clare (p)||Labourer||1914||No||No|
|BARRY, Patrick Alphonsus||Red Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||3611||19||Maurice Joseph Barry (p)||Labourer||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of name: Barrage|
|MADDEN, Sylvester||216 Water Street, St. John's||149||19||Ann Madden (p)||Sailor||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|NOFTALL, William J.||Rocky Lane, St. John's||8022||24||Henry Noftall (p)||Carpenter||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|COURTNEY, Charles F.||Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5062||20||Robert Courtney (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BUTLER, James Llewellyn||Shoal Harbour, Trinity District||1289||25||Flossie Butler (o)||Engineer||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|SWAFFIELD, James S.||Cartwright, Labrador||3228||18||Lillian Swaffield (p)||Trader||1916||No||No|
|HOLLETT, George Albert||Pouch Cove, St. John's East District||1841||19||Thomas Hollett (p)||Farmer||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|MARSH, Joseph||Burgoynes Cove, Smith Sound, Trinity District||2695||21||Mrs. Elijah Froud (p)||Fireman||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, March 3, 1917|
|GEORGE, Charles||Dildo Harbour, Trinity District||4936||24||Hannah George (p)||Lumberman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|NASH, Thomas||22 Adelaide Street, St. John's||4399||18||Margaret Nash (p)||Assistant bookkeeper||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FITZPATRICK, J.||n/a||1917||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as drummer (special).|
|DELANEY, William Albert||St. George, St. George District||581||21||Joseph Delaney (p)||Lumberman||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HILLIER - HELLIER, John||St. John's||1878||20||Elizabeth Hillier (p)||Clerk||1915||Methodist||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of name - Hillier, Hellier|
|MCDONALD, Stephen||Cartwright, Labrador||6103||21||Thomas McDonald (p)||Bookkeeper||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||See also service #6102, Charles Michelin|
|PITCHER, Gilbert||Burgoynes Cove, Trinity District||2178||19||Cornelius Pitcher (p)||Papermaker||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|EDGAR, Edwin||Greenspond, Bonavista District||737||19||Edwin Edgar (p)||Apprentice engineer||1914||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|FREEMAN, Gerald||Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's||8006||23||Albert E. Freeman (p)||Labourer||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|BAKER, Esau||Bishops Falls, Twillingate District||3696||29||Sarah Baker (s)||Fisherman||1917||Salvation Army||Yes||No||Monday, December 3, 1917|
|THOMEY, James||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||4089||17||Maggie Thomey (p)||Fisherman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No||Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 19; Actual age: 17|
|SAWERS, David||14 Belvedere Street, St. John's||8392||20||Harry Sawers (p)||Baker and labourer||1917||Presbyterian||No||No|
|READER, Charles||London, England, United Kingdom||4172||18||Mrs. Louie Reader (p)||Sailor||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RENDELL, Sidney G.||Pilleys Island, Twillingate District||2163||21||Arthur Rendell (p)||Paper maker||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PEARCE, Hector||Clarenville, Trinity District||1394||19||Eliza Pearce (p)||Locomotive fireman||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|OSMOND, Douglas McNeil||Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District||306||24||Joseph Baine Osmond (p)||Clerk||1914||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, July 8, 1916|
|JONES, Sydney||Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District||4300||27||Kenneth Jones (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|SEXTON, Edward||Tilting, Twillingate District||3013||22||Thomas Sexton (p)||Fisherman||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|TUFF, James Roy||51 Hayward Avenue, St. John's||23||20||Edward Tuff (p)||Plumber||1914||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, April 28, 1917||I.|