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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 Enlistmentsort descending Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
MILES, Samuel Bonavista, Bonavista District 3477 18 Mrs. Leah Miles (p) Student 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HEWITT, Stephen Allandale Road, St. John's 8497 18 Stephen Hewitt (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
PITTMAN, Thomas Petit Forte, Placentia-St. Marys District 3556 18 John Pittman (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HUTCHINGS, Richard Whitbourne, Trinity District 3366 18 Ambrose Hutchings (o) 1916 Yes No Saturday, March 30, 1918 File missing, Information from Service ledger.
CONNELLY, Michael St. George, St. George District 4130 18 Thomas Connelly (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Connolly
RYAN, James Freshwater Road, St. John's 3463 18 Martin Ryan (p) Farmer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HALFYARD, Wallace Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 3793 18 William Halfyard (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist Yes No Tuesday, October 22, 1918
SMITH, Patrick J. 44 Signal Hill Road, St. John's 2222 18 Michael Smith (p) Draper 1916 Roman Catholic No No
HEARN, Bernard Tilt Cove, Twillingate District 5657 18 John Hearn (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SEYMOUR, Lester Botwood, Twillingate District 3708 18 Louisa Seymour (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army No No
DAY, Tobias Fortune Harbour, Green Bay, Twillingate District 4913 18 James Day (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FRAMPTON, John Burin Bay, Burin District 4102 18 Thomas Frampton (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist Yes No Saturday, November 23, 1918
RAINES, James St. John's 4344 18 William Raines (p) Mail carrier 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TORRAVILLE, Alfred Leslie Southside, Fogo, Fogo District 2908 18 William Torraville (p) Coal trimmer 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LUNNEN, Lloyd Twillingate, Twillingate District 3633 18 Andrew Lunnen (p) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BRADBURY, Samuel 165 Pleasant Street, St. John's 5829 18 Henry W. Bradbury (p) Electrician 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
READ, Charles Woody Point, St. Barbe District 8251 18 Charles Read (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
BRENTON, John Samuel Bulls Cove, Burin District 2932 18 Henry Brenton (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MUGFORD, Walter 17 Tessier Place, St. John's 1211 18 Carolina Mugford (p) Labourer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MOORE, James E. Grand Falls, Twillingate District 2189 18 William Moore (p) Papermaker 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, February 8, 1917
WHITTLE, Martin Augustus. 7 Hamilton Street, St. John's 2347 18 Peter Whittle (p) Shoemaker 1916 Roman Catholic No No
GILLINGHAM, Maurice Glenwood, Twillingate District 3636 18 Esau Gillingham (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
GREEN, Edward [Luke E.] Woodford Cove, Twillingate District 4919 18 Mary King (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
NOSEWORTHY, Roland Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 4497 18 Nathaniel Noseworthy (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HORWOOD, Ewart Gladstone 17 Prescott Street, St. John's 2671 18 Ephriah James Horwood (p) Student 1916 No No
COOPER, William Chapel Arm, Trinity District 3774 18 Robert Cooper (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NORTH, Robert Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District 2596 18 George North (p) Student 1916 Methodist Yes No Tuesday, November 20, 1917
MARTIN, Peter. Flat Rock, St. John's East District 4491 18 Patrick Martin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SKINNER, John Matthew Harbour Breton, Fortune District 3383 18 Cornelius Skinner (p) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Also contains Attestation for short service.
FALLON, Stephen Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 1191 18 Susie Fallon (p) Fisherman 1915 Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
STEED, Leonard Elliston, Trinity District 3895 18 Joseph Steed (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
CHALKER, Charles George St. John's 1736 18 James R. Chalker (p) Student 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
OAKE, Henry Change Islands, North End, Fogo District 2672 18 Josiah Oake (p) Clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Friday, August 17, 1917
GROUCHY, Frank 46 Goodview Street, St. John's 3407 18 Martha (Frank) Grouchy (p) News agent 1917 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - Grouchey
MURLEY, George Marystown, Burin District 4356 18 Naomi Murley (nee Buckland) (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
HARRIS, Lloyd Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 4427 18 Reverend William Harris (p) 1918 Methodist No No
HATCHER, Philip Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District 2661 18 Henry H. Hatcher (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MURPHY, William 122 Water Street West, St. John's 2407 18 Lewis Murphy (p) Scholar 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HUDSON, Clement Cape St. Francis, St. John's East District 4739 18 Jane Pike (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CASE, William Salmon Cove, Bay de Verde district 4579 18 George Case (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PUSHIE, Alexander D. 93 Cabot Street, St. John's 3275 18 Nathan Pushie (p) Engineer 1916 Methodist No No
BURRY, Oliver Greenspond, Bonavista District 4748 18 Zacharias Burry (p) Seaman 1918 Methodist No No
LANDER, Stewart Bonavista, Bonavista District 4850 18 James Lander (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HISCOCK, William Winterton, Trinity District 4101 18 Jasper Hiscock (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MARTRET, Francis Joseph 25 Princes Street, St. John's 3208 18 Augustus Martret (p) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
TAYLOR, William B. Carbonear, Carbonear District 2591 18 Lemuel Taylor (p) Clerk 1916 1916 No No
ALLEN, Thomas Burin, Burin District 3333 18 Alice Bugden (o) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No Discrepancy in name: Signature is Allen; documents also use Allan.
FLANNIGAN, David Roundabout, Burin District 3238 18 Gregory Flannigan (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes Yes Saturday, May 4, 1918 POW Date: 1918
TAYLOR, Dewey 35 Southside Road, St. John's 8307 18 George A. Taylor (p) Labourer 1917 Methodist No No
KENNEDY, James Norris Arm, Twillingate District 4859 18 Mary Bennett (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No