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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 ascending Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
COLLINS, Martin Battery Road, St. John's 8055 59 Mary Collins (s) Filer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
THOMPSON, James J. Point Leamington, Twillingate District 8135 57 Rachel Thompson (s) Lumberman and mill man 1917 Salvation Army No No
ASH, Richard 42 Spencer Street, St. John's 8067 57 Julia Ash (s) Labourer 1917 Salvation Army No No Not in service ledger.
CRUMMEY, Richard Joseph Western Bay, Bay de Verde District 2965 55 William Crummey (p) School teacher 1916 Methodist No No
FEWER, William Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 8480 55 Bridget Fewer Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Attestation papers not included.
HANLON, James St. John's 8450 54 Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CHIVERAUX, Simeon Main River Gut, St. George District 8474 54 Alice Chiveraux (s) 1918 No No File missing. Information from service ledger; Variant spelling of name - Chiveiaux.
LEONARD, Patrick Placentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 8431 54 Michael Leonard (o) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
SULLIVAN, Thomas F.J. King's Bridge Road, St. John's 8125 53 John Sullivan (o) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
THOMPSON, Leonard E. Point Leamington, Twillingate District 8134 52 Rebekah Thompson (p) Lumberman and mill man 1917 Salvation Army No No
BEST, George 65 Power Street, St. John's 8402 52 Eliza Best (s) Carpenter and cooper 1917 Salvation Army No No
MCKISSOCK, James Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom 2127 52 son (o) Musician 1916 Presbyterian No No Attested for short service
DEAN, Kenneth Wayne Botwood, Twillingate District 0-41 - 8214 52 Lucinda Dean (s) Head millwright 1917 Methodist No No
THISTLE, David 50 Longs Hill, St. John's 0-181 52 Bessie (Stowe) Thistle (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
LANGDON, John Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 8231 51 Edith Langdon (s) Lumberman 1917 No No Attestation papers not included.
HUTCHINGS, Alfred W. Botwood, Twillingate District 8137 50 Mary Jane Hutchings (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
BUTT, John Liverpool, England, United Kingdom 3062 50 Mrs. John Butt (s) Musician 1918 No No Attested for short service
MADDOCK, William Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom 2137 50 Mrs. Maddock (p) Musician 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, March 17, 1917 Attested for short service. Death 17 March 1917 from CWGC.
WILLIAMS, William Wales, United Kingdom 3063 50 Mrs. William Williams (s) Musician 1918 No No Attested for short service
BUCKLEY, John Botwood, Twillingate District 8448 50 Theresa Buckley (s) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
MARTIN, John R. Manuels, Harbour Main District 8232 50 Ella M. Martin (s) Carpenter 1917 Methodist No No
RODGERS, Hilton Horton Bertram D'Cardonel Manchester, England, United Kingdom 3067 50 Mary Rodgers (s) Musician 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Attested for short service.
MOSS, John Grand Falls, Twillingate District 8390 49 Margaret Moss (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MOORE, Henry Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom 2138 49 Mrs. Morre (s) Musician 1916 Presbyterian No No Attested for short service
PELLEY, Edmund Laurenceton, Twillingate District 8131 49 Lucy Pelley (o) Lumberman and carpenter 1917 Methodist No No
REVELLOW, Adolph Mainland, St. George District 8491 48 Rachel Revellow (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Previously transcribed as Revellon.
WORTHINGTON, Lewis Llewellyn No information 0-165 - 1862 48 Musician 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF Attestation papers not included. Not in service ledger. From 1st Battalion, Kings Regiment, Liverpool
SQUIRES, Alexander Manuels, Harbour Main District 8347 48 Jane E. Squires (s) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NOSEWORTHY, Jacob Long Pond, Manuels, Harbour Main District 8256 47 Jessie Noseworthy (s) Miner and labourer 1917 Salvation Army No No
THOMEY, Samuel J. Water Street, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 8376 47 Michael Thomey (o) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BROWN, Aubrey Bishops Falls, Twillingate District 8385 47 Maggie E. Brown (s) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
WYATT, William 50 Charlton Street, St. John's 8185 47 Martha Wyatt (s) Blacksmith and millman 1917 Methodist No No
RUSSELL, Edward 82 Freshwater Road, St. John's 2857 & 2862 47 Mary Russell (s) Painter 1916 No No #2857 on attestation form; # 2862 in service ledger; microfilmed as #2862
WADDINGTON, Robert Bumley, England, United Kingdom 3069 47 Clara Waddington (s) Musician 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Attested for short service
BIFFO, Harold Lawrence London, England, United Kingdom 3059 47 Mrs. Harold Biffo (s) Musician 1918 Roman Catholic No No Attested for short service
PIERCEY, Jacob Bay Bulls Arm, Trinity District 8155 46 Lillies Piercey (s) Lumberman and carpenter 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HAYSE, Pierce Tilton Harbour, Twillingate District 8382 46 Ellen Dwyer (o) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BEST, Henry Charles Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom 2135 46 Martha Best (s) Musician 1916 Presbyterian No No Attested for short service
PELLEY, Jabez Rattling Brook, Twillingate District 8459 46 Daisy Pelly (o) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
OBRIEN, Edward 14 Plank Road, St. John's 8107 45 Helena O'Brien (p) Teamster 1917 Roman Catholic No No
KNIGHT, Fred W. 355 Southside Road, St. John's 8502 45 Emilie Knight (s) Surveyor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
RYALL, Thomas J. Colonial Building, Military Road, St. John's 8020 45 Margaret Ryall (p) Carpenter 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FEGGANS, Samuel 166 George Street, Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom 2123 45 Musician 1916 Presbyterian No No
SNOW, William Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 8481 45 Ellen Snow (s) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HUSSEY, William L. 62 Cookstown Road, St. John's 8039 45 Annie Hussey (s) Stewart 1917 Methodist No No
PIKE, Robert Lewisporte, Twillingate District 8066 45 Emily Pike (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
KAVANAGH, James 33 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 8416 45 Ellen Kavanagh (s) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
WICKS, William T. Jacksons Arm, St. Barbe District 8429 44 Emma Wicks (s) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MOSS, Frederick Southampton, England, United Kingdom 3065 44 Mrs. J. Moss (s) Musician 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Attested for short service
LITTLEJOHN, George Traytown, Bonavista District 8133 44 Florence Littlejohn (s) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No