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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 Datesort ascending Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
PARSONS, William Shearstown, Harbour Grace District 5231 20 William Parsons (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JONES, Peter Grey Islands, White Bay, St. Barbe District 4567 19 George Jones (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TUCKER, Bertram George Triton, Twillingate District 5552 21 Jesse Tucker (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BROWN, Frederick Catalina, Trinity District 5340 24 Mariah Brown (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HACKETT, Ignatius Wards Island, Bay of Islands, St. George District 4718 22 Michael Hackett (p) Teacher 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ABBOTT, John Middle Brook, Bonavista District 6123 19 George Abbott (p) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No
BURTON, Bennett Durrells Arm, Twillingate District 5600 21 Thomas Burton (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HAUSE, John St. Lawrence, Burin District 4324 21 Elias Hause (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Previously transcribed as House. Signature is Hause. Variant spelling: Hawse.
HISCOCK, George Codroy, St. George District 6189 22 William Hiscock (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LITTLE, Joseph Upper Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 5885 20 Joseph Little (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GEORGE, Charles Dildo Harbour, Trinity District 4936 24 Hannah George (p) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No
GEORGE, Abraham Winterton, Trinity District 5359 21 Reuben George (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BARRY, Peter Harbour Buffett, Placentia-St. Mary's District 6085 19 Maurice Barry (p) Seaman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLLINS, Isaac Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5478 22 Frank Collins (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LEGGE, James Hearts Delight, Trinity District 5806 23 Edmund Legge (p) Seaman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GALLOWAY, Bernard Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District 4596 20 Mary Galoway (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BREEN, Joseph St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District 4347 19 Johanna Breen (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BIDDISCOMBE, Richard Torbay Road, St. John's 4623 21 John Biddiscombe (p) Truckman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BAKER, George Newmans Cove, Bonavista District 5708 21 Charlotte Baker (p) Steel worker 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WINSOR, Hedley G. Wesleyville, Bonavista District 5066 21 Joseph Winsor (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LANDER, Joseph Baileys Cove, Bonavista District 5893 20 James Lander (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
NASH, Thomas 22 Adelaide Street, St. John's 4399 18 Margaret Nash (p) Assistant bookkeeper 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HODDER, Walter Ralph Twillingate, Twillingate District 4791 19 George Hodder (p) Clerk 1918 Methodist No No
REGULAR, Stewart Wild Cove, St. Barbe District 4525 20 William Regular (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HEATH, Stanley Wards Harbour, Twillingate District 5504 21 James Heath (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
FITZGERALD, Thomas Open Hall, Bonavista District 6111 23 Alice Fitzgerald (p) Engineer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HEARN, Bernard Tilt Cove, Twillingate District 5657 18 John Hearn (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
JONES, Sydney Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 4300 27 Kenneth Jones (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
PENNEY, Kenneth Seldom Come By, Fogo District 5477 24 Mark Penney (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: Penny
MAYO, James J. Creston, Placentia District 6037 22 Samuel Mayo (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MCGRATH, Charles G.. 46 Water Street East, St. John's 0-287-3066 20 Thomas J. McGrath (p) Student 1918 No No
WELLS, James Curling, St. George District 5406 19 James Joseph Wells (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
RAINES, James St. John's 4344 18 William Raines (p) Mail carrier 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BLACKWOOD, George Brookfield, Bonavista District 5429 22 Charles Blackwood (o) Coast trader 1918 Methodist No No
OAKE, Arthur Fogo, Fogo District 5298 20 Hubert (Herbert?) Oake (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CHEESEMAN, James Rushroon, Placentia-St. Marys District 5865 22 John Joseph Cheesman (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TILLEY, Harry 4 Duckworth Street, St. John's 4531 22 Rebecca Tilley (p) Surveyor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Variant spelling of name - On attestation paper, Harry is written at top of form and Henry in three other points, signature and all other documents state Harry.
LUSH, George Gambo, Bonavista District 4779 19 Jesse Lush (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
HAPGOOD, Walter Flat Island, Bonavista District 5130 21 Abraham Hapgood (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CLARK, John Penguin Arm, Bay of Islands, St. George District 5799 23 William Clark (p) Engineer 1918 Evangelist No No See also service # 5614 Abner Whitehorn for related documents; Variant spelling of name - Clarke.
PUDDISTER, Thomas Bay Bulls, Ferryland District 4388 20 Thomas Puddister (p) School teacher 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SMITH, Robert 46 Signal Hill Road, St. John's 4438 26 Michael Smith (p) Baker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WRIXON, William Epworth, Burin District 4607 18 Joseph Wrixon (p) Clerk 1918 Methodist No No
BIXBY, Robert Indian Island, Burgeo-La Poile District 5594 26 Ambrose J. Bixby (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DUCEY, Patrick Marystown, Burin District 6073 24 Benjamin Ducey (p) Sailor 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DAVIS, Walter Safe Harbour, Bonavista District 5520 30 William Davis (p) Construction worker 1918 Methodist No No
SKINNER, John J. Little Bay, Fortune District 6270 23 Thomas Skinner (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PEACH, Arthur Bell Island, St. John's East District 5210 23 Robert Peach (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
COOMBS, Oliver Pond Cove, St. Barbe District 6069 21 Ida Coombs (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BUTTON, Charles Silver Fox Island, Bonavista District 5185 22 John Button (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No