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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 ascending PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
BARBOUR, Baxter Port Rexton, Trinity District 5255 20 John Barbour (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GRANTER, Henry Thomas. Gambo, Bonavista District 2190 23 Samuel Granter (p) Lumberman 1916 Salvation Army No No
RAINES, George Albert South Shields, England, United Kingdom 381 19 Albert Thomas Raines (p) Sailor 1914 Methodist No No
GARLAND, Charles Frederick 44 Carters Hill, St. John's 0-185 - 182 21 Annie Garland (p) 1914 No No
BLACKWOOD, Bertram Brookfield, Bonavista District 5145 19 Martin Blackwood (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
JENNINGS, Stewart Bridgeport, Twillingate District 6027 25 Robert Jennings (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
YOUNG, Francis Bank Head, St. George District 3960 19 R. Young (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MALONEY, James Sweet Bay, Bonavista District 5910 19 John Maloney (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BURTON, John Durrells Arm, Twillingate District 2947 23 Alfred Burton (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
SMITH, Harvey Hearts Content, Trinity District 5627 22 Mrs. Harvey Smith (p) Sectionman (railway) 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SPARKS, George Glovertown, Bonavista District 8164 26 Matilda Ann Sparkes (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No Attestation papers not included.
DANIELS, Cyril E. North Battery Road, St. John's 2859 - 8047 19 Thomas Daniels (p) Labourer 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No See service record # 8047 for attestation papers; Daniels originally enlisted with the Newfoundland Forestry Companies
DUNCAN, George Templeton Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's 0-306 - 877 21 John G. Duncan (p) Bank clerk 1915 No No
BOONE, Edgar Burnt Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 1674 18 Fred Boone (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No No
MURPHY, Brendon Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District 4981 22 Rachael Murphy (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GOULDING, Thomas Grand Falls, Twillingate District 8291 34 Sarah A. Goulding (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No Microfilm is incorrectly labelled as GOLDING.
WHALEN, John 27 Carnell Street, St. John's 4467 21 James Whalen (p) Draper 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HISCOCK, Ronald St. John's 3491 18 Sarah Hiscock (s) Expressman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GREEN, Leo 13 Coronation Street, St. John's 4879 18 Patrick Green (p) Cooper 1918 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Greene.
MCNEILL, Hector John 47 Merry Meeting Road, St. John's - Power Street, St. John's 0-1 - 0-190 - 31 25 Fanny McNeill (p) Electrician 1914 No No PDF Variant spelling of name - McNeil
ENGLAND, James R. 4 Bond Street, St. John's 8041 42 Katherine England (s) Mill man 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
THORNHILL, Max W. Fortune, Burin District 1926 19 John Andrews (o) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
LIDSTONE, Ernest Laurenceton, Twillingate District 3151 21 Mand Lidstone (p) Railway car repairer 1916 Methodist No No
OROURKE, William Joseph St. John's 804 21 William O'Rourke (p) Tailor 1914 Roman Catholic No No
BIDDISCOMBE, Richard Torbay Road, St. John's 4623 21 John Biddiscombe (p) Truckman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
STAPLETON, Stephen Marystown, Burin District 4166 21 Elizabeth Stapleton (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
WARREN, Alexander Open Hall, Bonavista District 1413 22 Hannah Warren (p) Pulp maker 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917
PEACH, Albert Foxtrap, Harbour Main District 5838 19 John Peach (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MASTERS, Reginald Harbour Buffett, Placentia-St. Mary's District 1366 28 Emma Masters (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
WHITE, Herbert Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 3675 21 Rita White (s) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
ROWSELL, Hedley Glenwood, Twillingate District 2724 21 John Rowsell (p) Telegraph operator 1916 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
COOMBS, Morgan Broad Cove, Bay de Verde District 6065 24 Ida Coombs (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
EZEKIEL, John J. St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District 1751 22 Paul Ezekiel (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No Some items re-filmed, see beginning of reel 117.
CARTY, George Thomas Cochrane Street, St. John's 0-6 Isabell Carty (o) 1914 No No PDF I - Attestation papers not included.
HUTCHINGS, Mark Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District 4885 18 Samuel Hutchings (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SMALL, Percy Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 4033 18 Jabez Small (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
PHILLIPS, George Gordon Rocky Lane, LeMarchant Road, St. John's 0-277 - 1364 21 Sarah Phillips (p) Office clerk 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TREMBLETT, Thomas Salmonier, Placentia, St. Marys District 6159 21 Margaret Tremblett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SPOONER, John 30 Monroe Street, St. John's 0-99 - 498 22 Thomas Spooner (p) Engineer 1914 Methodist No No
DICKS, Richard Harbour Buffett, Placentia-St. Mary's District 2392 25 Mrs. Henry Dicks (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
REID, Stephen March 2 Spencer Street, St. John's 3370 19 John Reid (p) Clerk 1916 Methodist No No
CAINES, John Woody Point, St. Barbe District 8177 28 Georgiana Belle Caines (s) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
THORNE, George Brownsdale, Trinity District 5291 21 John Thorne (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WHEELER, Ernest 79 Long Hill, St.John's 5075 26 James Wheeler (p) Teamster 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ROSS, John Valentine Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 1210 26 Ethel Peddle Ross (s) Miner 1915 Roman Catholic No No
HEAD, Darius Ladle Cove, Fogo District 6293 24 Aaron Head (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
GAUDET, Arthur Stephenville, St. George District 5694 18 Amedee Gaudet (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MCDONALD, Augustus Freshwater Road, St. John's 5800 20 James McDonald (p) Carman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LANGMEAD, John Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5775 19 Henry Langmead (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CURRAN, William Holyrood, Harbour Main District 4760 25 William Curran (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No