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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
OAKE, Arthur Fogo, Fogo District 5298 20 Hubert (Herbert?) Oake (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FREAKE, Frederick Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 5984 21 Samuel Freake (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BLANCHE, John Jersey Side, Placentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 5265 23 Frank Blanche (p) Fireman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MULLEY, James Cape St. Francis, St. John's East District 4756 19 Michael Mulley (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
OAKLEY, Laurence Summer Street, St. John's 4684 23 Frederick Oakley (p) Labourer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
STEELE, Victor J. 100 Water Street, St. John's 4485 20 Samuel Steele (p) Bookkeeper 1918 Congregationalist No No
DUCEY, Patrick Marystown, Burin District 6073 24 Benjamin Ducey (p) Sailor 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PENNEY, Augustus Humbermouth, Bay of Islands, St. George District 5248 20 William Penney (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SPENCER, Allan R. Fortune, Burin District 5564 21 John Spencer (p) Clerk 1918 Methodist No No
JANES, Hayward Broad Cove, Bay de Verde District 5812 23 Willis Janes (p) Carpenter 1918 Methodist No No
KENDALL, Gordon Fox Roost, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5901 20 Thomas Kendall (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SIMMS, Frederick C. Piccaire, Fortune District 6187 23 Harry Simms (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GRANT, Vincent Salmonier, Placentia-St. Marys District 5204 19 John Grant (p) Carpenter 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MERCER, Robert G. Grand Falls,Twillingate District 5148 19 Robert Mercer (p) Clerk 1918 Methodist No No
PEARCE, Bernard Spillars Cove, Trinity District 4816 20 Mrs. Samuel Pearce (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FOWLOW, George Trinity East, Trinity District 4345 23 Martin Fowlow (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GUY, James Arnolds Cove, Placentia-St. Marys District 4963 22 William Guy (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
HICKS, Hubert Bonavista, Bonavista District 5847 20 Solomon Hicks (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SMITH, Patrick J. Grand Falls, Twillingate District 4852 23 Thomas Smith (p) Paper maker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BANNISTER, Philip Port Rexton, Trinity District 4512 21 Charles Bannister (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SHORT, Thomas Bonavista, Bonavista District 5886 19 Louisa Short (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COLLINS, Joseph Flat Island, Placentia District 5919 22 George Collins (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
KING, Eli Harrys Harbour, Twillingate District 6305 20 Abner King (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
DILLON, Frank Mobile, Ferryland District 5743 20 Michael Dillon (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CANNING, Ambrose Red Bay, Labrador 6242 20 Charles Canning (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
FORTUNE, William Crabbes, St. George District 4297 18 Isaac Fortune (p) Teacher 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ROSE, Timothy Turks Gut, Port de Grave District 5825 19 Margaret Rose (s) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DIAMOND, Eneas Burnt Arm, Twillingate District 5724 19 Elizabeth Diamond (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
UPSHALL, Charles C. Harbour Buffett, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5938 19 Nelson Upshall (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BENOIT, Arthur P. Short Reach, Burgeo-LaPoile District 6311 20 John Benoit (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DOYLE, Thomas Blackhead Road, St. John's 6217 19 Mrs. Richard Coady (o) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LEVERMAN, Donald 168 Water Street West, St. John's 4705 22 Charlie Leverman (p) Electrician 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DUNN, Bernard South River, Port de Grave District 5642 24 George Dunn (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PENNEY, William Bunyans Cove, Bonavista District 4923 26 Rebecca Penney (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Variant spelling of name - Penny
SNOOK, Samuel St. Albans, Fortune District 6231 22 Michael Snook (o) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ROSE, Hickman Dawsons Cove, Fortune District 5689 19 Robert Rose (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JOHNSON, John Belleoram, Fortune District - Iceland 6221 21 John Johnson (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MAYO, John Hubert Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5569 19 Samuel Mayo (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PITTMAN, Thomas Merasheen, Placentia-St. Marys District 5522 23 Philip Pittman (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TIBBO, Wilson Grand John, Fortune District 5474 18 Thomas Tibbo (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ELSON, Frank Botwood, Twillingate District 4930 23 Henry Elson (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
ANDREWS, David Upper Gullies, Harbour Main District 5038 22 Garland Andrews (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HALE, Garland Change Islands, Fogo District 8156 21 George Hale (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
RYAN, Norman Newmans Cove, Bonavista District 5895 20 George Ryan (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
ROBINSON, George Shoe Cove, Cape John, Twillingate District 5628 19 Fanny Robinson (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
ROWE, Simeon James Old Perlican, Trinity Bay, Bay de Verde District 5349 26 Elizabeth Rowe (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No See Regt. #5379 for additional misfiled documents
STARKS, Willie Nippers Harbour, Twillingate District 5554 18 Samuel Starks (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CREWS, John Point Crew, Burin District 4811 18 John R. Crews (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BARRETT, Victor Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District 8476 20 Elisha Barrett (p) Labourer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No