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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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|
|BISHOP, Cyril Washington||St. John's||970||19||Sarah Louisa Bishop (p)||Labourer||1915||Methodist||No||No||Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel 74|
|TAYLOR, Herbert||St. John's||1018||19||Margaret Taylor (p)||Clerk||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|FOWLOW, Frank||St. John's||985||20||George and Mary Ann Fowlow (p)||Fisherman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|ROACH, Richard Joseph||St. John's||1043||19||Richard Roach (p)||Labourer||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ODONNELL, Edward Vincent||St. John's||1775||30||Mrs. James Hannigan (p)||Labourer||1915||No||No|
|TEMPLEMAN, Donald||St. John's||1236||20||Catherine Templeman (p)||Clerk||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|TULK, Augustus||St. John's||1603||23||Mary Tulk (p)||Labourer||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BUTT, Edward||St. John's||851||23||Mrs. John Butt (p)||Teamster||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|SINNOTT, William Joseph||St. John's||1040||24||Mrs. William Sinnott (p)||Labourer||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DALTON, William Patrick||St. John's||842||18||Mrs. William Dalton (p)||Clerk||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GULLAGE, Hubert V.||St. John's||1682||19||Peter Gullage (p)||Draper||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Thursday, October 12, 1916|
|COXWORTHY, Frank||St. John's||1820||19||Frederick Coxworthy (p)||Machinist||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DOYLE, Edward||St. John's||1299||18||Mrs. Doyle (p)||Barber||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DULLANTY, George||St. John's||1096||20||Thomas Dullanty (p)||Storekeeper||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Tuesday, November 21, 1916|
|HARVEY, William Thomas||St. John's||751||24||Draper||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FITZGERALD, Arthur Wilfred||St. John's||1602||19||Minnie Fitzgerald (p)||Grocer||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|NICOL, Rex Emmanuel||St. John's||1740||15||Charles M. Nichol||Tailor||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 15 Variant spelling of name - Nichol.|
|ENGLAND, Frederick James||St. John's||1127||19||Rebecca England||Brakeman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|TIBBO, James Joseph||St. John's||1017||20||Mary Ann Tibbo (p)||Seaman||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Wednesday, December 1, 1915|
|GRIMES, Rupert||St. John's||773||20||Clerk||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|SEXTON, John Francis||St. John's||2068||32||Hettie Sexton (s)||Draper||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BRODERICK, Michael||St. John's||808||22||Patrick Broderick (p)||Fisherman||1914||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Monday, July 3, 1916|
|SNOW, William||St. John's||750||19||John Snow||Chauffeur||1914||Yes||No||Thursday, October 12, 1916|
|HICKEY, Lawrence||St. John's||1886||19||William Hickey (p)||Longshoreman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|KNIGHT, Frank Scott||St. John's||1659||19||Charles Knight (p)||Barber||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|ROBERTSON, Cyril Graham||St. John's||1537||25||Lucy Robertson (p)||Baker||1915||Presbyterian||No||No|
|CROKE, Thomas Joseph||St. John's||653||20||Edward Croke (p)||Labourer||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CHAFE, Jacob||St. John's||2264||35||Mrs. Jacob Chafe (s)||Teamster||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CURRAN, Daniel||St. John's||1022||20||Ann Curran (p)||Teamster||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|NELSON, Charles||St. John's||1592||19||Bride Nelson (p)||Teamster||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|COXWORTHY, Fred Pierre||St. John's||1304||19||Maggie Coxworthy (p)||Baker||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HOLLAND, Michael J.||St. John's||1634||18||Richard Holland (p)||Clerk||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|WALSH, James Joseph||St. John's||962||21||Michael Walsh (p)||Longshoreman||1915||No||No|
|WISEMAN, William F.||St. John's||1628||17||James Wiseman (p)||Labourer||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HUSSEY, Harold||St. John's||2255||21||William Hussey (p)||Shoemaker||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|MONTGOMERIE, Alexander||St. John's||0-4||Mrs. Montgomerie (s)||1914||No||No||Attestation papers not included|
|PROWSE, John Lee||St. John's||1246||19||Kathleen Prowse (p)||Teamster||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PEARCE, Vernon Malcolm||St. John's||832||19||George Pearce (p)||Long shoreman||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|NOONAN, Robert Anthony||St. John's||812||25||John H. Noonan (p)||Civil servant||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, October 14, 1916||Photograph of grave-site included|
|NOSEWORTHY, Ernest Ivan||St. John's||1098||23||Sarah Noseworthy (p)||Clerk||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|HAYES, James Michael||St. John's||1330||26||Margaret Hayes (p)||Painter||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MYER, Albert John||St. John's||1143||19||Julia Myer (p)||Cooper||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, July 14, 1917||Newspaper clipping reporting his death by drowning upon return to Newfoundland included. Died 14 July, 1917. CWGC|
|HARVEY, Alfred Stanley||St. John's||767||24||Mary Christina Harvey (p)||Clerk||1914||Presbyterian||No||No|
|CLEARY, David R.||St. John's||1679||20||Richard Cleary (p)||Draper||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FLYNN, Thomas Joseph||St. John's||1397||19||Elizabeth Flynn (p)||Cutter (tailor)||1915||No||No|
|PRICE, John S.||St. John's||1103||20||Frederick Price (p)||Painter||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MAHER, Edward||St. John's||1105||19||Cecelia Maher (p)||Labourer||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BUTLER, Harvey Ronald||St. John's||1883||18||Annie Butler (p)||Office clerk||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Thursday, October 12, 1916||Photograph of grave-site included.|
|FITZGERALD, Thomas Joseph||St. John's||1645||18||Elizabeth Fitzgerald (p)||Labourer||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|SMITH, Walter John||St. John's||478||30||John Smith (p)||Woodsman||1914||Methodist||No||No|