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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
DOBBIN, Dennis Gaskiers, Placentia-St. Marys District 5731 19 Bernard Dobbin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HEAD, Horatio Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 5979 24 Joseph Head (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TEMPLEMAN, Frederick Bonavista, Bonavista District 5883 23 Selina Templeman (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
HODDINOTT, Samuel Indian Island, Fogo District 5595 19 Mary Ann Hoddinott (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist Yes No Monday, July 22, 1918
WHIFFEN, Joseph Baileys Cove, Bonavista District 5898 23 Elias Whiffen (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HEFFERTON, Samuel Newtown, Bonavista District 4375 22 Jacob Hefferton (p) Teacher 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MARTIN, John Flat Rock, St. John's East District 5778 25 Patrick Martin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SAUNDERS, John Flat Islands, Bonavista District 5467 25 Robert Saunders (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PARSONS, Hayward Southside, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 5044 22 Arthur Parsons (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BRAKE, Daniel Spanish Room, Burin District 6061 19 John Brake (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MOULTON, Augustus P. Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5061 18 Joseph Moulton (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WALSH, Albert Battery Road, St. John's N/A 16 1918 No No Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as drummer (special)
MILLEY, Jacob Burnt Point, Bay de Verde District 4762 23 Edward Milley (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
POPE, Walter Pools Island, Bonavista District 5259 22 Frederick Pope (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BARRETT, Joseph Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District 5090 19 Martha Barrett (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WISEMAN, Joseph Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 5403 21 Samuel Wiseman (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DAWE, John Long Pond, Topsail, Harbour Main District 4784 20 John Dawe (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ANDERSON, Frank 83 Gower Street, St. John's 4576 18 James Anderson (p) Expressman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FOX, John W. Avondale, Harbour Main District 4799 20 Bridget Fox (p) Telegraph operator 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GREEN, Ralph Hants Harbour, Trinity District 5232 24 Simon Green (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DYKE, Walter Salvage Bay, Bonavista District 5139 21 Richard Dyke (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FILLIER, Henry Petty Harbour, St. John's West District 4380 19 Thomas Fillier (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Variant spelling of name - Filliar.
BAILEY, William Placentia Bay, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4424 22 John Bailey (o) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GRAHAM, John Petries, Bay of Islands, St. George District 4993 19 George Graham (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PYNN, Wilson Jacksons Cove, Twillingate District 5527 24 John Pynn (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
LOVELESS, Herbert J. Greenspond, Bonavista District 4387 18 Edwin Loveless (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
SAUNDERS, Henry Thomas Change Islands, Fogo District 5687 22 Frank Saunders (o) Carpenter 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BURSELL, Sydney 109 Freshwater Road, St. John's 6195 36 Lucy Bursell (s) Carpenter 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
WADDLETON, Alphonsus Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4681 26 James Waddleton (p) Railroad worker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
VAIL, Charlie Lower Island Cove, Bay de Verde District 5095 20 William Vail (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LEDREW, Philip Change Islands, Fogo District 5958 19 Samuel LeDrew (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
KNEE, Harold Badgers Quay, Bonavista District 5586 19 Andrew Knee (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CHISLETT, Alpheaus Islington, Trinity District 6241 20 Jacob Chislett (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CLARKE, Alfred Twillingate, Twillingate District 5973 21 William Clarke (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PARROTT, Alfred Winterton, Trinity District 5309 23 Sheila Parrott (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ROBERTS, Justin Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 4905 21 Thomas Roberts (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WALSH, John Grates Cove, Bay de Verde District 5315 20 Thomas Duggan (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PAYNE, John Winterhouse Brook, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 5650 18 Elijah Payne (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CHAFE, Lawrence Petty Harbour, St. John's West District 5370 20 Mary (Jeffrey) Chafe (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BARTLETT, Bertram Lower Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 4833 22 Mrs. Henry Bartlett (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No See # 4832 for detailed report concerning absence due to illness. Report also misfiled in # 4893 prior to microfilming; moved during digitization.
GOODWIN, Gilbert New Melbourne, Trinity District 5324 19 George Goodwin (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WOODLAND, Walter New Melbourne, Trinity District 5853 20 Stephen Woodland (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DAY, Cyril Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 4397 20 James Day (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FRADSHAM, Harvey Pacquet, St. Barbe District 4910 25 Fred Fradsham (o) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
COLE, Hubert Lower Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 4828 24 Mrs. Alfred Cole (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
MCFARLANE, Leo 47 McFarlane Street, St. John's 4793 23 James McFarlane (p) Cooper 1918 Roman Catholic No No See also service #4810 for additional misfiled documents
BAKER, James Marystown, Burin District 6100 24 Edward Baker (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CLOW, James Ferryland, Ferryland District 6006 24 Edward Clow (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CANDOW, Herbert McDonald 109 New Gower Street, St. John's 4674 18 Walter Candow (p) Shoemaker 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No