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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
PENNEY, Vincent Salmonier, Placentia-St. Marys District 6175 23 Philip Penney (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TILLEY, Edward Upper Battery Road, St. John's 5727 19 George Tilley (p) Engine man 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DOYLE, James St. Brides, Placentia-St. Marys District 5408 20 Elizabeth Doyle (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BARRETT, Gregory Holyrood, Harbour Main District 1822 20 Mary Healy (o) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CAREW, Daniel 84 Pleasant Street, St. John's 4377 19 Mrs. H.V. Symonds (p) Clerk 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
FELIX, William Felix Cove, St. George District 4373 20 Hamiel Felix (p) Fisherman 1918 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
JOY, Edward 18 Lyon Square, St. John's 502 21 Mr. Joy (p) Carman 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, October 14, 1918 PDF
DELOUCHREY, Harold Little Bay, Twillingate District 1966 18 Miss Bride Delouchrey (o) Machinist 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Wednesday, October 18, 1916 Variant spelling of name - Deloucharey
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
TREMBLETT, Thomas Salmonier, Placentia, St. Marys District 6159 21 Margaret Tremblett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DUCEY, Patrick Keels, Bonavista District 4489 23 Mrs. Thomas Ducey (p) Mining 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, Harold 20 Buchannan Street, St. John's 4554 18 John Murphy (p) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, John Burin North, Burin District 5105 29 Elizabeth White (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SLATTERY, Patrick Joseph 8 King's Road, St. John's 2983 19 James Slattery (p) Linotype operator 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Wednesday, March 13, 1918
CONRAN, Patrick Bell Island, St. John's East District 2531 19 Mrs. James Conran (p) Miner 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
EDWARDS, Peter Lawn, Burin District 4945 20 John Edwards (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KENNELL, John St. John's 1512 19 Mary Kennell (p) Office clerk 1915 Roman Catholic No No
OKEEFE, William Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4315 18 Thomas O'Keefe (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ROBERTS, John Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 3744 22 David Roberts (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
KEOUGH, Leo 45 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 8289 21 George Keough (p) Engineer 1917 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
MARCH, John Port au Port, St. George District 5425 18 Samuel March (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BURKE, Anthony St. Jacques, Fortune District 5392 22 Thomas Burke (p) Steel worker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
YETMAN, Michael A. Upper Battery Road, St. John's 3359 37 Amelia Yetman (p) Seaman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, August 16, 1917
MARTIN, George F. St. John's 1100 19 Elizabeth Martin (p) Truckman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
FITZGERALD, Anthony Bonavista, Bonavista District 5843 22 Philip Fitzgerald (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HICKEY, Richard 27 Central Street, St. John's 3211 18 James Hickey (p) Cooper 1916 Roman Catholic No No
STAPLETON, John Marystown, Burin District 6067 19 Lizzie Stapleton (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FOLEY, Edward 12 Lion Square, St. John's 8349 21 Margaret Foley (s) Teamster 1917 Roman Catholic No No
QUAN, James Joseph St. John's 1416 21 Kate Quan (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No If viewing microfilm, see after Regt. # 1546 for seven misfiled documents; documents are included in this scanned document
TAVENOR, Thomas Upper Battery Road, St. John's 4439 19 Michael Tavenor (p) Baker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LEONARD, Patrick Placentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 8431 54 Michael Leonard (o) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
OBRIEN, Edward 32 Lime Street, St. John's 3603 18 Frederick O'Brien (p) Clerk 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, October 21, 1918 PDF
QUIRK, Richard St. Lawrence, Burin District 6248 23 Martha Quirk (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CHRISTOPHER, Thomas 26 Kings Road, St. John's 121 20 Garrett Christopher (p) Clerk 1914 Roman Catholic No No
SULLIVAN, Patrick Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 4649 18 Patrick Sullivan (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Agneigh Joseph St. John's 1241 20 Richard Joseph White (p) Baker 1915 Roman Catholic No No
HOUSE, Thomas Harbour le Gallais, Bay D' Espoir, Hermatage Bay 6205 22 Henry House (p) Sailor 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ONEILL, Leo 63 Duckworth Street, St. John's 4211 18 Anastasia O'Neill (p) Truckman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
NOSEWORTHY, William Long Pond, Manuels, Harbour Main District 8279 18 John Noseworthy (p) Miner 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PENTON, Leonard Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 3269 20 Ambrose Penton (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
FENNELL, Thomas St. Brendans, Bonavista District 6193 17 Johanna Fennell (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WOODFORD, Frank 7 Convent Square, St. John's 364 23 Mr. Woodford (p) Machinist 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916 I
EZEKIEL, Michael J. Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 1333 21 Mr. and Mrs. Ezekiel (p) Sheet metal work 1915 Roman Catholic No No