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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 Date Religion Fatalitysort descending PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
MITCHELL, Lawrence Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 8373 33 Elizabeth Mitchell (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
REID, Henry J. Freshwater Road, St. John's 513 22 John Reid (p) Moulder 1914 Methodist No No
OAKLEY, William J.F. 172 Hamilton Avenue, St. John's 3281 18 Arthur Oakley (p) Checker 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NEWMAN, Leonard Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 5981 26 Samuel Newman (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HAPGOOD, Patrick Clattice Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District 4889 19 Monague Hapgood (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PENTON, Jerry Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 5065 20 Ambrose Penton (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CLARK, Alfred M Kerleys Harbour, Trinity District 4977 24 Joseph Clark (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MORRIS, William Trouty, Trinity District 2316 18 George Morris (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
QUIRK, Peter. Mobile, Ferryland District 5748 22 Daniel Quirk (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ROBERTS, George William Herring Neck, Twillingate District 3191 24 Mrs. Thomas Onford (o) Fisherman 1916 No No
OAKE, Bertram William Fogo, Fogo District 539 23 Ham Oake (p) Clerk 1914 No No
WALSH, Frank Pleasant Street, St. John's 4238 26 Theresa Walsh (s) Carman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BRADBURY, George Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4714 19 Mrs. Rebecca Bradbury (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
KING, Albert Bay de l'Eau, Placentia-St. Mary's District 6155 20 Wilson King (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GREELEY, Thomas Tilton, Harbour Grace District 4798 22 Edward Greeley (p) Miner 1918 No No
BENNETT, Arthur Little Bay, Twillingate District 4116 21 James Bennett (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army No No
WISEMAN, William F. St. John's 1628 17 James Wiseman (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
FRENCH, Thomas Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4401 21 James French (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GILLINGHAM, Harold Golf Avenue, St. John's 5028 27 William Gillingham (p) Carpenter 1918 Methodist No No
NOBLE, Lorenzo Nippers Harbour, Twillingate District 5546 23 Elizabeth Noble (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BUTLER, Charles St. John's 905 34 Mrs. John Butler (o) Draper 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
FOX, William Grand Bank, Burin District 5797 19 William Fox (p) Seaman 1918 Methodist No No
HICKEY, Patrick Bell Island, St. John's East District 4645 36 Mary Hickey (nee Clancey) (s) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BARRETT, George H. Wabana, Bell Island, St. John's East District 3306 19 James Barrett (p) Electrician 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COLBOURNE, Arthur Frederick Bishops Falls, Twillingate District 444 23 E.B. Colbourne (p) Blacksmith 1914 Church of England (Anglican) 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.
MCEVOY, John Francis. Curling, St. George District 3656 20 Michael Joseph McEvoy (p) Banker 1917 Roman Catholic No No
DUFFETT, Edward George Burgoynes Cove, Trinity District 2700 18 John Duffett (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAVE, Henry John Fox Head, Change Islands, Fogo District 4394 22 William Cave (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NOONAN, Edward Mortimer 235 Southside Road, St. John's 666 24 James L. Noonan (p) Telegraph operator 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HILL, Harris 55 Merrymeeting Road, St. John's 8262 27 Thomas Hill (p) Cooper 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HUMPHRIES, William Catalina, Trinity District 588 20 Edward Humphries (p) Bartender 1914 Roman Catholic No No
INGRAM, George W.B. Harbour Buffett, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5655 25 Mrs. Anthony N. Burton (o) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SNOW, Garland Norris Arm, Twillingate District 4058 19 Abraham Snow (p) Trapper 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, George Grand Bank, Burin district 8145 25 Mrs. Amelia H. White (s) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
SYMONDS, Wilfred J. Cornwall Avenue, St. John's 4011 18 George Symonds (p) Clerk 1917 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - Simmonds.
FORSEY, Bernard 235 Water Street, St. John's 0-215 - 12 19 Mr. Forsey (p) Engineer 1914 No No Four documents duplicated from #0-214 William McHenry are on the reel labelled as Bernard Forsey. Labels were placed by LAC at time of microfilming.
PIKE, Thomas St. Lawrence, Burin District 3235 18 George Pike (p) Assistant government official 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HARVEY, Gerald Cockburn Kings Bridge Road, St. John's 0-33 - 333 28 A.J. Harvey (p) Merchant 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No Also contains documents relating to service # 0-94 Stanley Robertson and # 0-194 Guy W. Harvey. Attached to Royal Flying Corps 1916-1917.
HOUNSELL, Albert Pound Cove, Bonavista District 5479 20 Charles Hounsell (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LOVEYS, James Newton 44 Gilbert Street, St. John's 359 19 Mr. Loveys (p) Draper 1914 Methodist No No
SKEFFINGTON, John Glovertown, Bonavista District 5172 22 Adam Skeffington (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
WAY, Garfield Newtown, Bonavista District 3153 24 Robert Way (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
ANSTEY, Cecil Twillingate, Twillingate District 6020 28 James Anstey (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ELDRIDGE, Richard Newtown, Bonavista District 1279 25 Mrs. William Lock Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DRAKE, Levi Lally Cove, Fortune District 5195 19 George Drake (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ALLEN, Richard 11 Cookstown Road, St. John's 8140 18 Thomas G. Allen (p) Chauffeur 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, Harold 20 Buchannan Street, St. John's 4554 18 John Murphy (p) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SMART, Christopher Lethbridge, Bonavista District 4788 19 Thomas Smart (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
PIGGOTT, Walter 9 Monroe Street, St. John's 296 25 Henry Piggott (p) Storekeeper 1914 No No