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 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
ABBOTT, Edward Boswarlos, St. George District 6297 22 William Abbott (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TAYLOR, Baxter Boot Harbour, Twillingate District 5519 20 Esau Taylor (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BENNETT, John West Bay, Port au Port, St. George District 5939 20 William Bennett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHEELER, Ralph Summerford, Twillingate District 4906 18 Thomas Wheeler (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BONIA, Edward Placentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 4526 21 Frances Bonia (o) Seaman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HAYWARD, Harry Bonavista, Bonavista District 4845 19 Mrs. Alfred Hayward (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HUELIN, William Robinsons, St. George District 4368 18 James Huelin (p) Fireman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
YOUNG, Andrew Wild Bight, Twillingate District 6237 23 Johnathan Young (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
GEORGE, Edward Curling, St. George District 5409 20 Edward George (p) FIsherman 1918 Methodist No No
REID, James Codroy, St. George District 5835 18 Thomas Reid (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KENNEDY, Hughie 122 Quidi Vidi Road, St. John's 5943 19 George Kennedy (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BARTLETT, John Trinity, Trinity District 4522 21 George Bartlett (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MATHIAS, T.G. No information 0-245 1918 No No PDF Attestation papers not included. Attached from Welsh Regiment
CRAWLEY, Michael Chapels Cove, Harbour Main District 5820 19 Edward Crawley (p) Fishing 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SNOOK, Alfred Battle Harbour, Labrador 4676 24 Mary Snook (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
QUIGLEY, Edward W. Bell Island, St. John's East District 4641 21 Peter Quigley (p) Blacksmith 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HANDCOCK, James Templeman, Bonavista District 6201 25 Levi Handcock (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WILKINS, Alexander Wesleyville, Bonavista District 5181 21 Isaac Wilkins (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
THROWBRIDGE, George Thomas Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys 6199 26 Samuel Throwbridge (p) Sailor 1918 Methodist No No Variant spellings of name - Throwbridge, Trowbridge, Strowbridge, Strawbridge; attested as Throwbridge.
FARRELL, Thomas Fogo, Fogo District 6035 23 Pierce Farrell (p) Seaman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
STEELE, Stanley G. Musgrave Harbour, Fogo District 6290 21 John G. Steele (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BAKER, John Hodges Cove, Trinity District 4715 21 Hannah Baker (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SHORT, Thomas Bonavista, Bonavista District 5886 19 Louisa Short (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SEYMOUR, George Botwood, Twillingate District 6172 25 Elizabeth Budgell (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army Yes No Sunday, October 27, 1918
WHITE, Llewellyn Normans Cove, Trinity District 5118 24 Caleb White (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WISEMAN, Gerald [Garland] Musgravetown, Bonavista District 4997 22 Fred Wiseman (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Discrepancy in name - Attested as Gerald; most forms and correspondence as Garland; in 1935 Census as Garland
TUCKER, John 16 Boncloddy Street, St. John's 6110 20 Ignatius Tucker (p) Engineer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KING, George Harbour Breton, Fortune District 5495 23 Mary Stone (o) Sailor 1918 Salvation Army No No
CANNING, Ambrose Red Bay, Labrador 6242 20 Charles Canning (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LOCKE, Lemuel Little Bay Islands, Twillingate District 5469 20 James Locke (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BENOIT, Arthur P. Short Reach, Burgeo-LaPoile District 6311 20 John Benoit (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
STRIDE, Benjamin Conne River, Fortune District 6325 23 John Stride (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
EDWARDS, Joseph Lawn, Burin District 6331 21 Michael Edwards (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FLEMING, Edward 186 Water Street, St. John's 6267 19 Mary Fleming (p) Steward 1918 Roman Catholic No No
YOUNG, Charles Wild Bight, Twillingate District 6294 19 Jonathan Young (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DUCEY, Thomas Keels, Bonavista District 5169 24 Lawrence Ducey (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
STOYLES, Patrick J. Lance Cove, Bell Island, St. John's East District 5219 21 Michael Stoyles (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
NASH, Thomas 22 Adelaide Street, St. John's 4399 18 Margaret Nash (p) Assistant bookkeeper 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HUMBY, Henry George Summerville, Bonavista Bay 4514 18 Eli Humby (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PAYTON, Walter 16 Brennan Street, St. John's 6209 18 Richard Payton (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
FANNING, A. F. 23 Barters Hill, St. John's 8097 19 William Fanning (p) Stenographer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LANGMEAD, John Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5775 19 Henry Langmead (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KNEE, Harold Badgers Quay, Bonavista District 5586 19 Andrew Knee (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ROBERTS, William H. Brigus, Port de Grave District 4781 18 Sarah Roberts (p) Mechanic 1918 Methodist No No
DELANEY, Bernard Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District 4408 18 Mark Delaney (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SQUIRES, Arthur Wing Point, Gander Bay, Fogo District 5445 21 John Squires (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, Sandy [Alexander] Tickle Cove, Bonavista District 4728 22 John White (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Attested as Sandy White; later documents completed as Alexander
RYAN, Norman Newmans Cove, Bonavista District 5895 20 George Ryan (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LUNDRIGAN, Allan 8 Gilmore Street, St. John's 5247 22 William Lundrigan (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ASH, Frank Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4436 18 Thomas Ash (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No