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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 Occupationsort descending Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
SMITH, Edward Manuels, Harbour Main District 5164 18 Edward Smith (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JONES, Arthur Broad Cove [St. Phillips], St. John's West District 1806 32 Susannah (p) Farmer 1915 Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
TILLEY, Andrew Kelligrews, Harbour Main District 3985 18 Frank Tilley (p) Farmer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ALLEY, John Robinsons, St. George District 3815 20 Joseph Alley (p) Farmer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Variant spelling of name - Ally.
DYER, Walter Logy Bay, St. John's East District 4616 21 Ellen Downton (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FINN, James Bay Bulls Road, Goulds, St. John's West District 4672 25 Mary Finn (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DAWE, Allan Upper Gullies, Harbour Main District 3722 18 John Dawe (p) Farmer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Includes misfiled documents for Regt. # 3732 Rupert Macklin & Regt. # 3829 Everett Brown
KENNEDY, Samuel L. St. John's 1301 27 Lizzie Janes (o) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TULK, Stanley Gordon St. George, St. George District 268 18 Benjamin Tulk (p) Farmer 1914 Methodist No No
RIDEOUT, George Goulds, St. John's West District 8432 20 William Rideout (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MCINNIS, Alexander O'Regans, St. George District 6279 29 Hugh McInnis (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BUTLER, Thomas Charles Middle Bight, Kelligrews, Harbour Main District 2990 28 William Butler (o) Farmer 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Friday, March 2, 1917
TUCKER, Bernard Thorburn Road, St. John's 3948 18 William Tucker (p) Farmer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PARMITER, Norman Topsail, Harbour Main District 3929 18 Samuel Parmiter (p) Farmer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, October 15, 1918
RYAN, James Freshwater Road, St. John's 3463 18 Martin Ryan (p) Farmer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
YOUNG, Richard Le Marches Point, St. George District 5989 22 Thomas Young (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BUTLER, Jabez Seal Cove, Harbour Main District 5735 22 Charles Butler (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MORRIS, William Robinsons Head, St. George District 1581 20 Harry Morris (p) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Friday, October 13, 1916
RIDEOUT, Gordon Foxtrap, Harbour Main District 3754 18 Emma Porter (p) Farmer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ADAMS, Herbert Otto St. John's 1770 18 Thomas Daniel Adams (p) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917
HEFFORD, John New Harbour, Trinity District 1575 21 William Hefford (p) Farmer 1915 Methodist No No
DAWE, Frank Kelligrews, Harbour Main District 3011 18 John Butler (o) Farmer 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF Includes documents relating to # 3334 Frederick Dawe
COX, William Goulds, St. John's West District 5318 22 Jessie Cox (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BENOIT, Matthew Stephenville, St. George District 3594 18 John Benoit (p) Farmer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FAGAN, William J. Foxtrap, Harbour Main District 5763 19 George Fagan (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WARFORD, Charles Upper Gullies, Harbour Main District 3673 19 Abraham Warford (p) Farmer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TILLEY, John Kelligrews, Harbour Main District 2498 20 Jonathan Tilley (p) Farmer 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DAWE, Frank Long Pond, Harbour Main District 5733 25 Jane Dawe (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TUCKER, Gordon St. Phillips, St. John's West District 5141 23 Moses Tucker (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
OTOOLE, John Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District 5827 19 Rhoady O'Toole (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MERCER, Richard Chamberlains, Harbour Main District 4570 24 Jacob Mercer (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
RICHARDS, John Topsail, Harbour Main District 5464 23 Michael Richards (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
VIGUERS, William St. John's 1171 19 Annie Viguers (p) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JOHNSON, Edward John 11 Larkin Square, St. John's 2307 18 George Johnson (p) Farmer 1916 Roman Catholic No No
MANUEL, William Lower Island Cove, Bay de Verde District 4290 22 John Manuel (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MEALEY (MALEY), Dennis Francis St. John's 1216 24 Fannie Mealey (p) Farmer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, December 6, 1919 Date of Death: 6 December 1919 from CWGC Discrepancy in spelling of name - documents completed as Mealey; signature is Maley
MCISAAC, Joseph Grand River, St. George District 5355 21 John McIsaac (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BARNES, Maxwell Topsail, Harbour Main District 1576 21 Sarah Ann Barnes (p) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
RYAN, James Grand River, Codroy, St. George District 2266 19 Susan Ryan (o) Farmer 1916 Roman Catholic No No
MCKAY, Isaac Robinsons, St. George District 1408 23 Helena McKay (p) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BISHOP, Samuel Kelligrews, Harbour Main District 1887 20 Emma Bishop Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HALL, William Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 1949 23 Michael Hall (p) Farmer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, October 27, 1918
HOSKINS, Lawrence Amour Kelligrews, Harbour Main District 449 23 Susan Hoskins (p) Farmer 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BASTOW, William Augustus Pennywell Road, St. John's 676 21 Francis Bastow Farmer 1914 Presbyterian No No
NICHOLS, Duncan Deer Lake, St. George District 2054 18 George Nichols (p) Farmer 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916
MCARTHUR, Lockie Grand River, St. George District 5364 22 Jessie McArthur (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
THOMS, Michael Little Bay, Twillingate District 5532 23 John Thoms (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BUTLER, Samuel Foxtrap, Harbour Main District 5539 22 Job Butler (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAMPBELL, Allan Little River, St. George District 5695 25 Katherine Campbell (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TILLY, Lawrence Clarenville, Trinity District 1404 18 Annie Tilly Farmer 1915 Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917 Discrepancy in name: Tilley