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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 Fatality PoW Date of Deathsort descending Commendations Notes
SAVAGE, Michael 31 Parade Street, St. John's 4441 23 Michael Savage (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ROSS, Charles Augustus Harvey Street, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 3248 19 Thomas Ross (p) Clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
OBRIEN, John Southeast Arm, Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 8182 42 Anna O'Brien (p) Woodsman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FLEMING, Daniel Spillars Cove, Trinity District 3950 22 Sarah Flemming (o) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
RALPH, Josiah Flat Islands, Bonavista District 5470 21 Stephen Ralph (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No See Regt. # 5133 Jonas Ralph for misfiled correspondence concerning allotments.
DIAMOND, Frederick William Flat Island, Burin District 2332 18 John Diamond (p) Fisherman 1916 Presbyterian No Yes POW Date: 1917
HYNES, Philip Catalina, Trinity District 3728 29 Charles Hynes (p) Seaman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in name; attestation papers completed as Hynes; Family name and grave stone states Haynes; documents completed as both Hynes and Haynes
CURTIS, James F. Noad Street, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 3406 19 George Curtis (p) Clerk 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MOORE, James William 31 Duckworth Street, St. John's 529 22 Edward Moore (p) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
HARVEY, Wilfred Eric 228 Duckworth Street, St. John's 324 19 Christina Harvey (p) Clerk 1914 Presbyterian No No
WAKEFIELD, Arthur William No information 0-101 Doctor 1914 No No Attestation papers not included. Transferred to Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC)
ANGEL, Heber 130 Hamilton Street, St. John's 2453 19 John Angel (p) Scholar 1916 Methodist No No
SQUIRES, Reuben St. Phillips, St. John's West District 8004 20 Solomon Squires (p) Woodsman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GREEN, Constant Mainland, St. George District 8475 23 Charles Green (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FALLON, Luke Anthony Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 1092 19 Susannah Fallon (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
COOPER, James 29 Brine Street, St. John's 98 21 John Cooper (p) Sailor 1914 Roman Catholic No No
LYVER, John Botwood, Twillingate District 3644 19 Frank Lyver (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BOURGOIS, Isaac Black Head, Port au Port, St. George District 5948 19 William Bourgois (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Bourgeois.
PENNY, John Cannings Cove, Bonavista District 6178 25 James Penny (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GODDEN, Malcolm 38 Freshwater Road, St. John's 0-182 - 615 29 Fredrica Godden (p) Accountant 1914 No No
HOLLETT, Morgan Burin, Burin District 5570 20 John Hollett (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SMITH, Robert Templeton St. John's 366 18 Mrs. Robert C. Smith (p) 1914 No No
WYATT, Edward 202 New Gower Street, St. John's 371 22 William Wyatt (p) Machinist 1914 Methodist No No
BENNETT, Arthur Little Bay, Twillingate District 4116 21 James Bennett (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army No No
POOLE, George Reuben Kirby's [?] Cove, Trinity Bay 2024 22 Charles Poole (o) Sailor 1915 Methodist No No I
ODEA, Frederick St. John's 2172 18 John E. O'Dea (p) Engineer 1916 Roman Catholic No No
FITZGERALD, John Martin 20 Carters Hill, St. John's 295 26 Mary A. Fitzgerald (p) Druggist 1914 Roman Catholic No No PDF
ABBOTT, Bella [Bela] Pools Island, Bonavista District 2020 20 Elizabeth Abbott (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917
VIVIAN, Willis Fridays Bay, Twillingate District 8281 22 Thomas Vivian (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
ELLIOTT, Alfred Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 4040 32 Bertram Elliott (o) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
STARKS, Walter Pools Island, Bonavista District 5704 18 Stephen Starks (p) Teacher 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CORBIN, Thomas Corner Brook, St. George District 3423 18 Thomas Corbin (p) Lumberman 1917 Presbyterian No No PDF
NICOL, John Ethelburt Burden 53 Parade Street, St. John's 129 19 C.M. Nichol (p) Marine engineer 1914 No No PDF Variant spelling of name - Nichol.
PEDDLE, William Butter Cove, Trinity District 5288 25 Abraham Peddle (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
THISTLE, Alexander Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 2063 21 Joseph Thistle (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
RIDEOUT, Bertie Crow Head, Twillingate, Twillingate district 8203 19 Mrs. Susan Hamlin (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
MANUEL, Samuel Norman Cottrells Cove, New Bay, Twillingate District 3811 30 Jack Manuel (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
COOPER, David South West Arm, Twillingate District 3883 18 Samuel Cooper (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army No No
STUBREDGE, Samuel Point Rosie, Fortune District 2934 23 Priscilla Stubredge (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No Point Rosie was also known as Point Enragee. Discrepancy in spelling of name - Stubridge.
BOYLE, Arch Torbay Road, St. John's 4445 18 Henry Boyle (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DUFFETT, Henry Chesley Burgoynes Cove, Smith Sound, Trinity District 3308 20 John Duffett (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TROKE, Theodore Summerford, Twillingate District 5417 21 George Troke (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
CAMPBELL, Roland Little Bay Island, Twillingate District 8511 20 Peter Campbell (p) 1918 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
STOCKLEY, Henry Greenspond, Bonavista District 8282 35 Irene Stockley (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
NOSEWORTHY, William Clarenville, Trinity District 2383 19 Mrs. Albert Noseworthy (p) Labourer 1916 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
KEEFE, James Colinet, Placentia-St. Marys District 5076 21 Michael Keefe (p) Machinist 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HOOPER, John McCallum, Fortune District 6274 25 William Hooker (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MARTIN, Edwin Port Anson, Sunday Cove Island, Twillingate District 4050 20 Charles Martin (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
UPWARD, Robert Harry's Harbour, Green Bay, Twillingate district 1195 24 Leander Upward (o) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
MCDONALD, Robert Burnt Woods, Conne River, Fortune District 3534 20 Thomas McDonald (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No