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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 Religionsort ascending Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
WOODFINE, Thomas Northern Bay, Bay de Verde District 5321 20 Richard Woodfine (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAMPBELL, John Little River, St. George District 6269 24 Catherine Campbell (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SHEA, Thomas Torbay, St. John's East District 3185 19 Edward Shea (p) Labourer 1916 Roman Catholic No No
HICKEY, John Joseph St. John's 586 22 Patrick Hickey (p) Teamster 1914 Roman Catholic No No See Regt. # 113 for Hickey's misfiled attestation papers
RYAN, John Thomas Presque, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5925 25 James Ryan (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BUTLER, Martin Bell Island, St. John's East District 4721 21 Edward Butler (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MOONEY, John Joseph Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 2262 21 Alfred Mooney Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No PDF
BAKER, William Southside, St. John's 4125 19 John Baker (p) Cab driver 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MALEY, William Nagles Hill, St. John's 5058 21 Patrick Maley (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LEONARD, Patrick Placentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 8431 54 Michael Leonard (o) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, Thomas M. 10 McDougall Street, St. John's 4490 18 Thomas Murphy Sr. (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PENNEY, Vincent Salmonier, Placentia-St. Marys District 6175 23 Philip Penney (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Agneigh Joseph St. John's 1241 20 Richard Joseph White (p) Baker 1915 Roman Catholic No No
HARTERY, John Fleur de Lys, St. Barbe District 1406 20 Lucy Hartery (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
DUNN, Isaac St. Augustine, Labrador 4858 24 Virginia Driscoll (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BRODERICK, Michael St. John's 808 22 Patrick Broderick (p) Fisherman 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, July 3, 1916
DOVER, James A. Little Bay, Twillingate District 1723 20 John Joseph Dover (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, James M. Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4317 22 Michael Power (p) School teacher 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Friday, October 25, 1918
BYRNE, Leo 46 Alexander Street, St. John's 3963 18 Peter Byrne (p) Mechanic 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PHILPOTT, James Coachmans Cove, St. Barbe District 5610 22 Elias Philpot (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in name - Philpot
MCDONALD, John Conne River, Fortune District 3765 19 John McDonald (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PYNN, John 329 Water Street, St. John's 4036 18 Daniel Pynn (p) Baker 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, October 31, 1918
FARRELL, Richard Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 6118 19 Richard Farrell (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MADDIGAN, Michael Joseph 314 Water Street, St. John's 183 19 Michael Maddigan (p) Shoe cutter 1914 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, Harold 20 Buchannan Street, St. John's 4554 18 John Murphy (p) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Simeon St. Brendans, Bonavista District 6097 20 William White (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SNOW, Francis Joseph St. John's 1381 Box maker 1915 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
LANNON, John Joseph Bell Island, St. John's East District 2805 18 Patrick Lannon (p) Mine engine driver 1916 Roman Catholic No No
CONRAN, Patrick Bell Island, St. John's East District 2531 19 Mrs. James Conran (p) Miner 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
GALLANT, Michael Sandy Point, St. George District 2293 24 Alexander Gallant (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes Yes Monday, April 16, 1917 POW Date: 1917
GLYNN, Matthew 77 Pleasant Street, St. John's 8052 31 Frank Glynn (p) Harness maker 1917 Roman Catholic No No
NORMAN, John Red Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 8276 19 Fred Norman (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
KIELLY, William Joseph Petty Harbour, St. John's West district 2485 18 Nora Kielly (p) Clerk 1916 Roman Catholic No No
TILLEY, Edward Upper Battery Road, St. John's 5727 19 George Tilley (p) Engine man 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ROBERTS, John Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 3744 22 David Roberts (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CAREW, Victor Cape Broyle, Ferryland District 1560 21 Esther Carew (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, November 20, 1917
TEAMES, John 2 Murphy Square, St. John's 4113 22 Timothy Teames (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
WALSH, Ronald Patrick Holyrood, Harbour Main District 4712 29 Margaret Walsh (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MCCARTHY, Daniel Terrenceville, Fortune District 2993 20 Mrs. Michael McCarthy (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
PETRIE, Walter James Princes Street, St. John's 566 19 Lillian Petrie (s) Engineer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
BURKE, Anthony St. Jacques, Fortune District 5392 22 Thomas Burke (p) Steel worker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DOODY, James David Crowdy Street, Carbonear, Carbonear District 2651 23 Mrs. David Doody (p) Seaman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, February 4, 1918 Originally enlisted with Royal Naval Reserve 1624X
ODRISCOLL, Albert. Tors Cove, Ferryland District 551 25 Sarah O'Driscoll (p) Fisherman 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
DOODY, Matthew Anthony Carbonear, Carbonear District 1982 24 Mary Doody (o) Brakeman 1915 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
MCGRATH, James 7 Bambrick Street, St. John's 3215 20 Andrew McGrath (p) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
BENOIT, Walter Stephenville Crossing, St. George District 2683 21 John Benoit (p) Labourer 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
DOWNEY, Michael St. John's 862 34 Mrs. Michael Downey (s) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
JOHNSON, Harry 11 Larkin Square, St. John's 4882 21 George Johnson (p) Seaman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLLIER, Charles St. Albans, Fortune District 6220 22 Thomas Collier (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No See also service #6229, Lawrence Collier. Enlisted as Charley Collier.
GILLINGHAM, Esau Glenwood, Twillingate District 8490 36 Catherine Gillingham (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No