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|
|TUFFIN, William B.||Herring Neck, Twillingate District||3196||21||John Tuffin (p)||Dry goods clerk||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|LEWIS, John||St. John's - Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, England, United Kingdom||189||26||Humphrey Lewis (p)||Farmer||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|HOLMES, Arthur Chesley||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||0-132 - 2275||18||Reverend A.A. Holmes (p)||Bank clerk||1916||No||No||Attached Royal Flying Corps (later Royal Air Force) 1917 - 1919.|
|BENNETT, Dominic||Black Duck Brook, Port au Port, St. George District||245||20||Arson Bennett (o)||Fisherman||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FRENCH, Jacob||Coleys Point, Harbour Grace District||5371||20||Elijah French (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MACKAY, Matthias||Bryants Cove, Harbour Grace District||6309||21||Edward Mackey (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|OREILLY, J.B. [Bertram]||0-236||Doctor||1919||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Attached from the Royal Army Medical|
|KEHOE, Isaac||Burin, Burin District||4169||25||Frank Penny (o)||Fisherman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BRUSHETT, Samuel J.||Marystown, Burin District||1758||21||Frank Brushett (p)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|FOSTER, Raymond||Shoe Cove, Cape Shore, Ferryland District||2560||20||Mrs. Albert Noble (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|PHILLIPS, Frank||76 LeMarchant Road, St. John's||8034||21||James Phillips (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PRETTY, John||Chapel Arm, Trinity District||2276||18||Edmund Pretty (p)||Fisherman||1916||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|KITCHEN, Ernest||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||4647||22||Edward Kitchen (p)||Fireman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|IVANY, John Alfred||37 Charlton Street, St. John's||3119||21||Martin Ivany (p)||Carpenter||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Monday, December 3, 1917|
|HYNES, Lemuel Edward||Seamans Institute - Indian Island, Fogo District||806||26||Richard Hynes (p)||Fisherman||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|LARKIN, Michael||71 Queens Road, St. John's||2408||18||Jack Larkin (p)||Tailor||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MURPHY, John Lawrence||103 Signal Hill, St. John's||1227||19||Robert John Murphy (p)||1915||No||No||Attestation papers not included.|
|CHIPMAN, Norman||Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District||4983||18||Solomon Chipman (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MOORES, James||Safe Harbour, Bonavista District||2028||22||Julia Ann Moores (p)||Fisherman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|TILLEY, Richard||10 Bond Street, St. John's||21||21||James Tilley (p)||Tinsmith||1914||No||No|
|WILLIAMS, Levi||Pouch Cove, St. John's East District||3328||20||John Williams (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Thursday, February 15, 1917|
|GALLOWAY, Bernard||Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District||4596||20||Mary Galoway (p)||Miner||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|STEVENS, William G.||Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District||4946||21||William Stevens (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|TAYLOR, Leonard||Carbonear, Carbonear District||3685||22||Lemuel Taylor (p)||Clerk||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|CROSSMAN, William Bartlett||St. John's||1300||20||Mr. Crossman (p)||Railway clerk||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|FOALEY, Dominic||Moscow, Russia||3272||28||Stanisloff Foaley (o)||Labourer||1916||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Thursday, August 23, 1917|
|BRAKE, John Thomas||Marystown, Burin District||2937||23||George Brake (p)||Fisherman||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CLARK, William||Curleys [Kerley's] Harbour, Trinity Bay, Trinity district||2268||18||Joseph Clark (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|GREEN, Albert James||St. Anthony, St. Barbe District||2813||20||Mrs. Ambrose Green (p)||Farmer||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Friday, August 17, 1917|
|HULAN, Gerald||Crabbes, St. George District||3764||19||Joseph Hulan (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Thursday, June 7, 1917|
|QUIRK, Richard||St. Lawrence, Burin District||6248||23||Martha Quirk (p)||Clerk||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HAINES, Albert||Jamestown, Bonavista District||1110||20||Rosanne Haines (p)||Lumberman||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|ROBERTS, John||Hermitage, Fortune District||5578||20||Morgan Roberts (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|WALSH, James J.||Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District||918||19||Bridget Walsh (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MILLEY, Nicholas||Burnt Point, Bay de Verde District||4767||20||Andrew Milley (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|CHAFE, George||36 Convent Square, St. John's||3236||31||Jane Chafe (s)||Labourer||1916||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, April 13, 1918|
|POWELL, Garland||Happy Adventure, Bonavista District||2816||18||James Powell (p)||Lumberman||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Friday, March 2, 1917|
|ATWILL, Duncan||Mundy Pond Road, St. John's||1833||19||Florence and Katie Arnott (o)||Labourer||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Monday, March 11, 1918||Variation in name: Attwell, Atwell, Attwill.|
|BARTER, Alexander||Cape La Hune, Burgeo-LaPoile District||1563||22||George Andrew Barter (o)||Seaman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|WOODLAND, Samuel||Greenspond, Bonavista District||3169||18||Edward Woodland (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|GOOBIE, Andrew N.||St. John's||1884||18||Barbara Goobie (p)||Carpenter||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|DAWSON, Augustus||Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District||1340||20||Margaret Dawson (p)||Miner||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CORNICK, Fenwick George||30 William Street, St. John's||0-258 - 1436||22||Amelia Cornick (p)||Barber||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Microfilm also includes in sequence 0-309 F.J. Cornick consisting of 3 mis-identified documents relating to Fenwick George Cornick. F.J. Cornick does not exist in the Regiment.|
|HALLS [HAWSE], Joseph||Lewis [Lewin's] Cove, Burin District||5574||19||William Halls [Hawse] (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No||Attestation papers completed as Joseph Halls, Lewis Cove, Burin; family name is Hawse; community is Loons [later Lewin's] Cove. Variant spelling of name: Hawes|
|NOEL, Nathaniel||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||0-285 - 4249||18||Sarah Noel (p)||Electrician||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||See # 4250 for misfiled document|
|WATKINS, Robert James||Botwood, Twillingate District||1426||24||Ephraim Watkins (p)||Lumberman||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|PENDER, Harry||60 Charles Street, St. John's||4635||21||James Pender (p)||Cooper||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|NELSON, Charles||St. John's||1592||19||Bride Nelson (p)||Teamster||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|COLE, Edward Louis||Gilbert Street, St. John's||195||20||Mr. Cole (p)||Iron worker||1914||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Wednesday, June 28, 1916|
|HOLLETT, George||Burin, Burin District||2304||22||Silas Hollet (o)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Tuesday, September 7, 1920||Discrepancy in name of next of kin, should possibly be Cyrus Hollett.|