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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 descending Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
MILES, Walter Philip Bonavista, Bonavista District 933 20 William Miles Railroadman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HARTLEY, Leonard Vincent Wanstead, Essex, England, United Kingdom 294 22 Walter George Hartley (p) Auditor 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TAYLOR, George Hayward 5 Maxse Street, St. John's 0-102 - 28 22 Eugene F. Taylor (p) Draper 1914 Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
RENDELL, Clifford Duckworth Street, St. John's 0-144 - 621 19 Dr. H. Rendell (p) Clerk 1914 Yes No Saturday, July 22, 1916 Photograph of grave-site included.
DAWE, Henry Charles Topsail, Harbour Main District 589 22 John Dawe (p) Farmer 1914 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
PIERCEY, Birkley Hopeall, Trinity District 421 23 Isaac Piercey (o) Fisherman 1914 Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
SHAVE, William Burton Fogo, Fogo District 543 19 W.H. Shave (p) Clerk 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No I
MURRAY, Alfred Seymour Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 39 19 John Spence (o) Fireman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
EDWARDS, Allan St. John's 831 22 James Edwards (p) Clerk 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
THOMPSON, Walter 15 Larkins Square, St. John's 138 18 William Thompson (p) Longshoreman - boiler maker 1914 Methodist No No
SWEENEY, Patrick 39 Gower Street, St. John's 703 22 Anthony Sweeney (p) Machinist 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, February 27, 1917
KAVANAGH, Arthur Joseph 235 New Gower Street, St. John's 106 19 Cornelius Kavanagh (p) Shoemaker 1914 Roman Catholic No No
HATFIELD, George Bernard 17 Coronation Street, St. John's 65 20 Stephen Hatfield (p) Engineer 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
RENDELL, Walter Frederic 73 Military Road, St. John's 0-5 26 Mrs.F.J.W. Rendell (p) 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF Attestation papers not included.
MIFFLEN, Henry Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 742 19 George B. Mifflen (p) Labourer 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KIRBY, Stanley S. Silverdale, Twillingate District 242 (microfilmed as 0-242) 24 Evangeline Kirby (p) Sailor 1914 Methodist No No Kirby's records filed on microfilm as 0-242; his service number is 242.
JUPP, Leonard John 57 Cochrane Street, St. John's 162 22 William Jupp (p) Clerk 1914 No No Brother of Clifford Henry Oliver Jupp, # 0-206 / 157
WILLIAMS, Richard 13 Spencer Street, St. John's 652 19 Richard Williams (p) Grocer 1914 Roman Catholic No No I
WHITE, William Loon Bay, Twillingate District 345 27 Levi White (p) Lumberman 1914 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
ONEILL, Frederick Michael 49 Angel Place, St. John's 402 19 John O'Neill (o) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic No No PDF
PAUL, Reginald J. Burin North, Burin District 731 20 Amelia Paul (s) Storekeeper 1914 Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
KEEL, Frederick Bonavista, Bonavista District 490 24 Elizabeth Keel (p) Fisherman 1914 Methodist No No
GILBERT, Noel Bedford, England, United Kingdom 617 24 Mr. Noel (p) Chartered accountant 1914 No No
ODRISCOLL, Albert. Tors Cove, Ferryland District 551 25 Sarah O'Driscoll (p) Fisherman 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
REID, Carl St. John's 790 19 Caleb Reid (p) Fisherman 1914 Methodist Yes No Saturday, August 12, 1916
POWER, William T. St. John's 780 19 Edward Power (p) Stove fitter 1914 Roman Catholic No No
KNIGHT, William Blackler 355 Southside Road, St. John's 290 22 Mr. Knight (p) Motor engineer 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
BARTLETT, William Washer Brigus, Port de Grave District 270 19 Joseph Bartlett (p) Student 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Monday, March 19, 1917 See Regt. # 636 for additional correspondence.
INNES, Robert Elrick St. John's - Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom 820 25 Mrs. Elrick Innes (p) Dry goods clerk 1914 Presbyterian No No
JANES, Alwin Ambrose Glovertown, Bonavista District 734 35 Lucy Jane Janes (s) Millwright 1914 No No
BUTLER, Henry Albert Kelligrews, Harbour Main District 0-199 - 325 23 Reuben Butler (p) Student 1914 No No
TEMPLE, John Vincent Sandy Point, St. George District 232 21 Hannah Temple (p) Teacher 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
OKEEFE, William Joseph 28 Fleming Street, St. John's 521 23 Peter O'Keefe (p) Fireman 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
MADDIGAN, Michael 1 Dammerills Lane, St. John's 47 19 Michael Maddigan (p) Seaman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
GOUDIE, James W. Grand Falls, Twillingate District 714 23 Mrs. John Goudie (p) Painter 1914 No No
DELANEY, William Albert St. George, St. George District 581 21 Joseph Delaney (p) Lumberman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
ABBOTT, Stanley Battery Road, St. John's 283 20 Henry Abbott (p) Upholsterer 1914 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
BREEN, John 18 Nunnery Hill, St. John's 67 20 18 Nunnery Hill, St. John's Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916 Partially refilmed at beginning of reel.
EARLE, Clifford 17 1914 No No Attestation papers not included. No information in Cramm or service ledger
MORRISSEY, Michael William Bell Island, St. John's East District 427 31 Elizabeth Morrissey (s) Miner 1914 Roman Catholic No No
MCCUE, Thomas Joseph Turks Gut, Port de Grave District 635 23 Mary McCue (p) 1914 Roman Catholic No No
MUTFORD, Ward St. John's 822 19 George Mutford (p) Labourer 1914 Methodist No No
SMYTH, Thomas Joseph 11 Bond Street, St. John's 523 19 George Smyth (p) Hardware clerk 1914 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
RICKETTS, Francis J. Mundy Pond Road, St. John's 451 34 Mary Ricketts (s) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
DEWLING, Herbert Golf Avenue, St. John's 45 23 Margaret Dewling (p) Salesman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BURDELL, Claude Battery Road, St. John's 330 28 Mrs. Burdell (s) Carpenter 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SPRY, Herbert Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 275 21 William Parsons (o) Shoemaker 1914 No No
WHEELER, Heber 79 Long Hill, St.John's 475 26 James Wheeler (p) Teamster 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No I
DAVIS, John Bell Island, St. John's East District 738 19 William Davis (o) Miner 1914 No No PDF
CARTER, James Stephenville Crossing, St. George District 269 23 John Carter (p) Miner 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No