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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 Datesort ascending Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
PIKE, John Carbonear, Carbonear District 5453 19 Colin Pike (p) School teacher 1918 Methodist No No
ROWE, William Norris Arm, Twillingate District 5722 23 Edward Rowe (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LOCKE, Lemuel Little Bay Islands, Twillingate District 5469 20 James Locke (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MCKAY, Stewart Seal Cove, White Bay, St. Barbe district 5613 20 Edward McKay (p) 1918 Yes No Monday, July 8, 1918 Date of Death: 08 July 1918 from CWGC File missing. Information from service ledger. MacKay in CWGC
DOWNTON, Herbert 37 Fleming Street, St. John's 6245 18 Frederick Downton (p) Student 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JACOBS, Levi Little Hearts Ease, Random, Trinity District 4973 21 James Jacobs (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WILLIAMS, William Wales, United Kingdom 3063 50 Mrs. William Williams (s) Musician 1918 No No Attested for short service
HAPGOOD, Patrick Clattice Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District 4889 19 Monague Hapgood (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HAYWARD, Harry Bonavista, Bonavista District 4845 19 Mrs. Alfred Hayward (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HODDINOTT, Frederick Salt Pond, Lewisporte, Twillingate District 5399 19 Henry Hoddinott (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
CHAFE, Walter C. 75 Flower Hill, St. John's 4548 22 Mrs. Thomas Wareham (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LISCOMBE, Joseph Botwood, Twillingate District 8504 41 Mary Liscombe (s) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No Variant spelling of name - Luscombe.
GILLINGHAM, Harold Golf Avenue, St. John's 5028 27 William Gillingham (p) Carpenter 1918 Methodist No No
CULL, Simeon Barr'd Island, Fogo District 5908 20 James Cull (p) Clerk 1918 Methodist No No
PENNEY, Henry Big Braha, St. Barbe District 4920 20 William Penney (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: Signature is Penney; documents are Penny
QUIGLEY, Edward W. Bell Island, St. John's East District 4641 21 Peter Quigley (p) Blacksmith 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAVE, Henry John Fox Head, Change Islands, Fogo District 4394 22 William Cave (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BAIRD, John Cuddihy Street, St. John's 5029 20 Michael Baird (p) Chauffeur 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HILLIER, Bennett Campbellton, Twillingate District 6026 22 Charles Hillier (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
SKEFFINGTON, John Glovertown, Bonavista District 5172 22 Adam Skeffington (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
LUNDRIGAN, Allan 8 Gilmore Street, St. John's 5247 22 William Lundrigan (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WELLON, Wilfred B. Ladle Cove, Fogo District 6291 20 Samuel Wellon (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
NOLAN, Clifford Salmonier, Placentia-St. Marys District 6174 19 Elizabeth Nolan (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SMITH, Aaron Apsey Brook, Smith Sound,Trinity District 5637 20 John Thomas Smith (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
NOSEWORTHY, Ernest Bell Island, St. John's East District 5112 19 Arklen Noseworthy (p) Mechanic 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BENNETT, John Cape St. George, St. George District 6101 19 Annie Bennett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SERRICK, Claude Cupids, Port de Grave District 4434 18 Alexander Serrick (p) Student 1918 Methodist No No Signature is Claude; forms completed as Claud.
HOLLAHAN, Peter Summerville, Bonavista District 5312 19 John Hollahan (p) School teacher 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Variant spelling of name - Hallohan, Hollohan, Hollahan
KEHOE, John Flat Rock, St. John's East District 5776 20 John Kehoe (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PAYTON, Walter 16 Brennan Street, St. John's 6209 18 Richard Payton (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
LAWLOR, Jack 67 Monkstown Road, St. John's 5078 23 Thomas Lawlor (p) Cabman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, James J. 27 Cabot Street, St. John's 4414 19 Joseph Murphy (p) Office clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PHILLIPS, Frederick Baileys Cove, Bonavista District 5897 25 George Philips (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Discrepancy in name: signature is Phillips; forms completed as Philips
FARRELL, Daniel P. Little River, Codroy, St. George District 4952 19 Patrick Farrell (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BARTLETT, Percy Lower Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 4834 18 Mrs. George Bartlett (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FLIGHT, John Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 4509 19 James Flight (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HEARN, Michael 119 Signal Hill Road, St. John's 5015 22 William LeGrow (p) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TAYLOR, Ernest Boot Harbour, Twillingate District 5512 23 Esau Taylor (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
ROSE, Joshua Bay du Nord, Fortune District 5577 20 Alfred Rose (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KENNEDY, Chesley Western Bay, Bay de Verde District 5325 21 Solomon Kennedy (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LANE, Leander Deer Island, Bonavista District 5381 20 Samuel Lane (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CANNING, John 56 Cochrane Street, St. John's 5391 19 John Canning (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GHANEY, Patrick Colliers, Harbour Main District 5830 20 Nicholas Ghaney (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LITTLE, Raymond Bonavista, Bonavista District 5705 19 Mary Little (p) Steel worker 1918 Methodist No No
WADE, John Salmonier, Placentia-St. Mary's District 6253 22 John Wade (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ARMSTRONG, Martin Witless Bay, Ferryland District 4758 19 Martin Armstrong (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FORD, George Barr'd Islands, Fogo District 5967 20 George Ford (p) Unknown 1918 Unknown No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
LEONARD, Michael St. Leonards, Placentia-St. Marys District 4808 24 John J. Leonard (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
STEED, Joseph Catalina, Trinity District 5896 20 Mary Ann Little (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CRIMP, Harry 10 McDougall Street, St. John's 5040 23 Bride Crimp (o) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No