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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 Death Commendationssort descending Notes
ROSS, Robert Wallace 14 Victoria Street, St. John's 0-84 - 1182 20 Hector Ross (p) 1915 Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
PENNEY, Charles Hickmans Harbour, Random, Trinity District 8050 26 James Penney (p) Millman 1917 Methodist No No
TAYLOR, Alfred Penney St. John's 897 19 Mr. and Mrs. Taylor (p) Clerk 1915 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
KINSELLA, William Ferryland, Ferryland District 4108 20 Mary (John) Kinsella (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
ANGEL, Heber 130 Hamilton Street, St. John's 2453 19 John Angel (p) Scholar 1916 Methodist No No
STONE, Llewellyn 5 New Gower Street, St. John's 26 24 James A. Stone (p) Painter 1914 No No
DAWE, Dorman Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5485 19 Samuel Dawe (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GALLISHAW, Alonzo John. St. John's 1369 23 Anastasia Gallishaw (p) Journalist 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CHEESEMAN, Isaac Burin, Burin District 3891 18 Laurence Cheesman (p) Student 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MOORES, Jabez Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5798 19 William Thomas (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
GOSSE, Willam 74 New Gower Street, St. John's 2349 18 Mrs. James Gosse (p) Student 1916 Roman Catholic No No
WILLIAMS, George Moulton Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 735 22 Nathaniel Williams (p) Fisherman 1914 No No
MADDEN, Sylvester 216 Water Street, St. John's 149 19 Ann Madden (p) Sailor 1914 Roman Catholic No No
OLLERHEAD, William Hearts Content, Trinity District 746 24 James Ollerhead School teacher 1914 Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
CAREW, Thomas Joseph 33 Patrick Street, St. John's 2206 18 Mrs. David Carew (p) Seaman 1916 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 17
SULLIVAN, Alexander Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 1836 19 Richard Sullivan (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FLYNN, Thomas Joseph St. John's 1397 19 Elizabeth Flynn (p) Cutter (tailor) 1915 No No
PERKS, Ambrose 2 Central Street, St. John's 2553 21 Mary Perks (p) Printer 1916 Roman Catholic No No Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1571X
HOLLETT, Samuel Grand Bank, Burin District 3877 22 Mrs. Henry Roberts (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
GEORGE, Charles Dildo Harbour, Trinity District 4936 24 Hannah George (p) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No
GREENING, George Freeman Port Blandford, Bonavista District 1457 22 John Greening (p) Labourer 1915 Methodist No No Previously transcribed as Fredman.
ABBOTT, Bella [Bela] Pools Island, Bonavista District 2020 20 Elizabeth Abbott (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917
ROBERTS, Hubert Twillingate, Twillingate District 3787 24 George Roberts (p) Clerk 1917 Methodist No No
BISHOP, Heber Long Pond, Harbour Main District 3931 21 Eli Bishop (p) Labourer 1917 Salvation Army No No
WALSH, Herbert Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District 1872 22 William Walsh (of Stephen) (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BUTLER, Lewis Baileys Cove, Bonavista District 5889 24 William Butler (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DAWE, William Kelligrews, Harbour Main District 5163 20 Emma Dawe (p) Street car conductor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KING, Archibald Victoria Cove, Gander Bay, Fogo District 2689 21 Alfred John King (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
POTTLE, Kenneth English Harbour, Trinity District 4730 19 Adam Pottle (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PARROTT, Alfred Bonaventure, Trinity District 4326 18 Saul Parrott (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WOODEN, George Grand Bank, Burin District 5575 22 Thomas Wooden (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
THOMEY, James Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4089 17 Maggie Thomey (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 19; Actual age: 17
STEELE, James Musgrave Harbour, Fogo District 6341 18 Willis Steele (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
ELLIOTT, John Newmans Cove, Bonavista District 4837 21 Mrs. Orlando Elliott (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
NOEL, Gaden Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 6334 21 Eleazer Noel (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MANNING, George 35 Shelf Street, Sheffield, England, United Kingdom 3305 24 Mrs. George Manning (s) Cook 1916 Methodist No No
BUTLER, Charles Oakley 79 Pennywell Road, St. John's 205 20 Walter Butler (p) Motorman 1914 Salvation Army No No
LIDSTONE, Walter John Topsail Road, St. John's 8215 19 William Lidstone (p) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COLBOURNE, Victor Lushes Bight, Long Island, Twillingate District 3360 19 James Colbourne (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
SEXTON, Edward Tilting, Twillingate District 3013 22 Thomas Sexton (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
SQUIRES, Gilbert St. Phillips, St. John's West District 4606 19 George Squires (p) Machinist 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HERBERT, Louis Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom 3056 40 Anthony Herbert (o) Pastry cook 1917 Roman Catholic No No
THOMS, Michael Little Bay, Twillingate District 5532 23 John Thoms (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BOYLES, Robert Goulds, St. John's West District 5158 22 George Boyles (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HINCHEY, John Northern Bay, Bay de Verde District 8105 21 Philip Hinchy (o) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MORRIS, Harold Bay St. George, St. George District 4131 19 William Morris (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Friday, April 19, 1918 Photograph of grave-site included
GRANDY, Roy Stanley Bay L'Argent, Fortune District 0-233 - 662 20 Sarah Ann Grandy (p) Fireman 1914 No No Follows # 247 on microfilm. Attached to Royal Flying Corps (later Royal Air Force) 1916 - 1919.
WICKS, William T. Jacksons Arm, St. Barbe District 8429 44 Emma Wicks (s) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LAYMAN, Leo 57 Wickford Street, St. John's 2284 20 Gregory Layman (p) Labourer 1916 No No Variant spelling of name: Leamond
CRAM, Robert Greens Harbour, Trinity District 3788 25 C.J. Cram (p) School master 1917 Methodist No No