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|
|HICKEY, Richard John||St. John's||779||23||Richard John Hickey (p)||Electrical engineer||1914||No||No|
|WALSH, Bertram John||St. John's||3988||24||George Walsh (p)||Cook and baker||1917||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|
|HALLETT, Frederick||St. John's||844||25||Mary Hallett (p)||Clerk||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HOLLOWAY, Robert Palfrey||St. John's||0-29||Agnes Holloway (s)||Photographer||1915||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917||Attestation papers not included.|
|KING, George Joseph||St. John's||1153||19||Mary King (p)||Cooper||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Thursday, March 8, 1917|
|THOMAS, Arthur Stanley||St. John's||1776||21||Henry Thomas (p)||Clerk||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|ELLIS, Charles Herbert||St. John's||936||23||Ella Ellis (s)||Seaman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|MITCHELL, Harold||St. John's||828||23||John B. Mitchell (p)||Broker||1914||Presbyterian||No||No|
|PURCELL, Roderick Joseph||St. John's||916||19||James Purcell (p)||Grocer's salesman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No||Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel 71|
|DOYLE, Edward||St. John's||1299||18||Mrs. Doyle (p)||Barber||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|TAYLOR, William Bartlett||St. John's||1240||20||Mrs. Taylor (p)||Cooper||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Thursday, May 17, 1917|
|GUSHUE, George W.||St. John's||785||18||James Gushue (p)||Draftsman apprentice||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|BRACE, James Joseph||St. John's||969||33||Mary Brace (p)||Cooper||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No||Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel 74.|
|GLADNEY, James Joseph||St. John's||771||18||Annie Clarke (p)||Fireman||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HARVEY, William Thomas||St. John's||751||24||Draper||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BASTOW, Gordon Clarence||St. John's||930||20||M.A. Bastow (p)||Clerk||1914||Methodist||Yes||No||Wednesday, October 11, 1916|
|KELLY, James Joseph||St. John's||1011||19||Elizabeth Kelly||Telegraph operator||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MARSHALL, Albert||St. John's||n/a||18||Student||1918||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as bugler (special)|
|HACKETT, David Manual||St. John's||1097||22||Mrs. David Hackett (s)||Labourer||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SHEA, Edmund Francis||St. John's||874||22||John Patrick Shea||Accountant||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MURRELL, Arthur Thomas||St. John's||1002||35||Marion Murrell (s)||Baker||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BOLAND, Michael Joseph||St. John's||1148||21||Mrs. N.P. Boland (p)||Painter||1915||Roman Catholic||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|
|NOONAN, Henry Colton||St. John's||839||25||Edward Noonan (p)||Clerk||1914||Congregationalist||Yes||No||Friday, August 26, 1921||Discrepancy in name - Coulton|
|GOSSE, Thomas Joseph||St. John's||1051||21||Samuel Gosse (p)||Wireless operator||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|BUCKLEY, William||St. John's||752||19||Mrs. Thomas Buckley (p)||Labourer||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GULLIVER, George McFarlane||St. John's||937||23||John Gulliver (p)||Labourer||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in name: McFarlane|
|COULTAS, Norman||St. John's||1058||19||Maria Coultas (p)||Clerk||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|VAVASOUR, Charles Joseph||St. John's||873||22||Hugh Vavasour (p)||Salesman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SMITH, Robert Templeton||St. John's||366||18||Mrs. Robert C. Smith (p)||1914||No||No|
|LANNIGAN, James Joseph||St. John's||1124||19||Minnie Lannigan (p)||Engineer||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Death certificate and some other correspondence in French|
|CAREY, Edward||St. John's||1370||21||Sadie Carey (p)||Motorman||1915||No||No|
|MERCER, Chesley||St. John's||1303||19||Emma Mercer (p)||Steward||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|TAYLOR, William Bernard||St. John's||711||20||John Taylor (p)||Labourer||1914||No||No|
|HEALE, Robert William||St. John's||843||20||William Heale||Clerk||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Monday, July 3, 1916||Photographs of grave-site included|
|SNELGROVE, John Charles||St. John's||895||23||Samuel Snelgrove (p)||Sheet metal worker||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|BISHOP, Frederick||St. John's||1019||19||Robert Bishop (p)||Farmer||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|TUFF, Frank P.||St. John's||1694||18||Edmund Tuff (p)||Clerk||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Thursday, October 12, 1916|
|LEWIS, William Gardner||St. John's||1213||22||Richard Gardner Lewis (p)||Railroad man||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HANNAFORD, John Joseph||St. John's||792||18||Edward Hannaford (p)||Messenger||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GOOBIE, Andrew N.||St. John's||1884||18||Barbara Goobie (p)||Carpenter||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|MCKINLAY, Joseph||St. John's||748||23||Alexander McKinlay (p)||Marine engineer||1914||Presbyterian||No||No|
|KANE (KEANE), Walter Arthur||St. John's||803||22||Alice Keane (o)||Motor mechanic||1914||Presbyterian||Yes||No||Monday, October 16, 1916||Discrepancy in spelling of name: Keane, Kean, Kane|
|SPEARNS, John||St. John's||1232||19||Annie Spearns (p)||Teamster||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GRANT, James B.||St. John's||2179||23||John Grant (p)||Carpenter||1916||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Thursday, April 19, 1917|
|DOWNEY, Michael||St. John's||862||34||Mrs. Michael Downey (s)||Labourer||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ROBERTS, William||St. John's||922||22||William Charles Roberts (p)||Shoeworker||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|LAMBERT, James||St. John's||387||27||Luke Lambert (p)||Accountant||1914||No||No|
|WHALEN, Augustus||St. John's||1395||20||Hannah Whalen (p)||Presser||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|TAYLOR, Herbert||St. John's||1018||19||Margaret Taylor (p)||Clerk||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|