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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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|
|CAMPBELL, Allan||Little River, St. George District||5695||25||Katherine Campbell (p)||Farmer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|LOYTE, Harvey||Twillingate, Twillingate District||6181||21||William Loyte (p)||Coasting||1918||Methodist||No||No||forms completed as Loyte, signature may be Layte|
|CRITCH, William||St. Anthony, St. Barbe District||4926||21||William Critch (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|MALEY, William||Nagles Hill, St. John's||5058||21||Patrick Maley (p)||Farmer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BURSEY, Reuben||Old Perlican, Trinity Bay, Bay de Verde District||5998||20||Matilda Bursey (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|MATTHEWS, Nathan A.||Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5072||25||William Matthews (p)||Clerk||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CASHIN, Gregory||Gambo, Bonavista District||4918||22||Richard Cashin (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MARCH, Hugh||Campbells Creek, St. George District||4874||18||Sarah March (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||Discrepancy in name: Marsh.|
|PIKE, Arthur||Carbonear, Carbonear District||4855||29||Sarah Pike (p)||Draper||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PYNN, Fred||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||4701||18||Willis Pynn (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SEWARD, Fred T.||Cupids, Port de Grave District||4982||20||James Walsh (o)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||Yes||No||Wednesday, February 12, 1919||Variant spelling of name - Seaward.|
|BUCKLEY, Leo||52 Bannister Street, St. John's||4790||22||Richard Buckley (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FOSTER, Sidney||La Scie, St. Barbe District||5147||19||James Foster (p)||Clerk||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|STONE, Thomas||Monroe, Trinity District||5601||23||John Stone (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MACKANESS, C.L.||n/a||Dental Officer||1918||No||No||File missing. Attached as Dental Officer, Hazeley Camp.|
|MURRIN, James||Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District||4382||26||William Murrin (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|WALSH, Michael||Coachmans Cove, St. Barbe District||5612||20||Joseph Walsh (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BARTON, B.J.||No information||0-229||1918||No||No||Attestation papers not included - Attached to Regiment as commanding officer from Yorkshire|
|HEALEY, Patrick||68 Water Street West, St. John's||4955||19||John Healey (p)||Telegraph operator||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PARSONS, William||Flat Rock, St. John's East District||5750||20||James Parsons (p)||Cod oil refiner||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SMITH, William||Petites, Burgeo-LePoile District||6326||22||Mary Clifford (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|SPARKES, Reuben||Whitbourne, Trinity District||6223||18||John Sparkes (p)||Miller||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PARSONS, Edward||Freshwater, Bell Island, St. John's East District||5772||20||Thomas Parsons (p)||Miner||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CHAFE, Benjamin||Petty Harbour Road, Goulds, St. John's West District||4541||20||Alfred Chafe (p)||Truckman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|ALEXANDER, Joseph||Mattis Point, St. George District||6299||22||Adolph Alexander (p)||Farmer||1918||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Sunday, October 20, 1918|
|PINK, Kenneth||Cape La Hune, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5576||22||John Pink (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|OKE, Thomas||Long Island, Twillingate District||6287||20||Joseph Oke (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|RIDEOUT, Thomas||Harbour Le Cou, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5935||21||Charles Rideout (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MERCER, John Hayward||Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District||5902||25||Levi Mercer (p)||Sailor||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|FORSEY, John||Gambo, Bonavista District||4433||18||Thomas Forsey (p)||1918||No||No|
|DROVER, Walter||Whitbourne, Trinity District||6116||20||Uriah Drover (p)||Labourer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|STRIDE, Abe||Conne River, Fortune District||6314||20||Peter Stride (p)||Logger||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BURT, Stanley||Greens Harbour, Trinity District||6139||20||Elinezer Burt (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|MORGAN, Samuel||Burnt Harbour, Port de Grave District||5747||23||Marmi Morgan (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GREEN, James||St. Phillips, St. John's West District||5368||18||Bridgett Green (p)||Railroad man||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|EDWARDS, Joseph||Lawn, Burin District||6331||21||Michael Edwards (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BISHOP, Joseph||Port de Grave, Port de Grave District||5302||22||Henry Bishop (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HOGAN, R.||N/A||1918||No||No||Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as drummer (special)|
|COLLIER, William||St. Albans, Fortune District||6233||24||Thomas Collier (p)||Lumberman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||See also service #6229, Lawrence Collier|
|STAFFORD, Charles||261 Southside, St. John's||4688||18||William Stafford (p)||Clerk||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SHAVE, Albert||Burin, Burin District||5335||22||John W. Shave (p)||Trader||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|CONWAY, Bernard||Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District||5768||21||Daniel Conway (p)||Iron worker||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SIMMS, Frederick C.||Piccaire, Fortune District||6187||23||Harry Simms (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|JAMES, Albert William||Rencontre, Fortune District||6322||29||Augustus James (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SCANLON, Joseph||Bartletts Harbour, St. Barbe District||6070||21||Alice Scanlan (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HUELIN, William||Robinsons, St. George District||4368||18||James Huelin (p)||Fireman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GATES, Gordon||Wellman Bight, Twillingate District||5483||23||Mrs. Leurizia (?) Normore (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|HYNES, William||Portugal Cove, St. John's East District||4677||23||Andrew Hynes (o)||Street car conductor||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WALSH, William||St. Marys, Placentia-St. Mary's District||5353||20||John Walsh (p)||Steel worker||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CHAPMAN, Herbert||Fort Townshend, St. John's||5017||18||William Chapman (p)||Letter carrier||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|