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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Date||Religion||Fatality||PoW||Date of Death||Commendations||Notes|
|WALLACE, William||220 Theatre Hill, St. John's||4592||18||Patrick Wallace (p)||Clerk||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|JOYCE, Walter Tucker||146 Gower Street, St. John's||3020||22||Fanny B. Joyce (p)||Book keeper||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|PIPPY, Wilfred J.||Springdale Street, St. John's||0-48||Mrs. W. J. Pippy (s)||1914||No||No||Attestation papers not included|
|PARDY, John R. [Richard]||Channel, Burgeo-LaPoile District||2788||John Pardy||1916||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Unfit for service; Discrepancy in name: Attestation signed Hardy; Ledger completed as Pardy|
|BALSOM, Ralph Norman||Clarenville, Trinity District||2395||23||William Balsom (p)||Conductor||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Tuesday, January 29, 1918|
|OLDFORD, Ernest||Grand Falls, Twillingate District||2654||18||Robert Oldford (p)||Paper maker||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RIDOUT, Thomas||Grand Falls, Twillingate District||2455||19||Isaac Ridout (p)||Plumber||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917||Variant spelling of name - Rideout|
|FALLON, Luke Anthony||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||1092||19||Susannah Fallon (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|YOUNG, Arthur||Old Perlican, Trinity Bay, Bay de Verde District||5345||19||John Young (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|LANGDON, Charles||Jacksons Cove, Twillingate District||5555||30||Sarah Langdon (p)||Carpenter||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BURTON, Edgar||Loo Cove, Bonavista District||5134||18||George Burton (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|GOSSE, Ira Joseph||Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District- St. John's||716||20||Joseph Gosse||Telegraph operator||1914||Yes||No||Wednesday, October 11, 1916|
|OSBOURNE, Simeon||Lewisporte, Twillingate District||4177||24||Eli Osbourne (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|SIBLEY, Gilbert||Fogo, Fogo District||8508||21||Arthur Sibley (p)||Labourer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PEARCE, Alick||Clarenville, Trinity District||2389||26||Edmond Pearce (p)||Fireman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|ODRISCOLL, Lawrence||Tors Cove, Ferryland District||6084||23||Joseph O'Driscoll (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|OSMOND, Arthur Fred||Tizzards Harbour, Twillingate District||1131||21||J.W. Osmond (p)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917 Includes documents relating to Private Isaiah Wilcox, 1131X, Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve.|
|SIMMONS, William||Green's Harbour, Trinity Bay, Trinity district||8205||21||Charles Simmons (p)||1917||No||No||File missing. Information from service ledger. Married 1918; contact changed to spouse but new information not given.|
|LUFFMAN, Norman||Bell Island, St. John's East District||2235||21||Henry Luffman (p)||Miner||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DALTON, Frederick||Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District||1338||22||Mrs. Agnes Dalton (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|
|CROCKER, Bryant||Front River, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District||5652||19||William Crocker (p)||Clerk||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|DUDER, John C.||Little Bay Island, Twillingate District||5607||18||Willis Duder (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BROWN, Edward||Thoroughfare, Trinity District||3804||22||James Brown (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|GOOBIE, Herbert||23 Adelaide Street, St. John's||8437||25||Elsie Goobie||1917||No||No||File missing. Information from service ledger.|
|HISCOCK, George Albert||Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District||3409||19||George Hiscock (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GOUDIE, Jordan||Port Anson, Sunday Cove Island, Twillingate District||4048||20||Joseph Goudie (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|MAY, Ernest||Bell Island, St. John's East District||1206||19||Jessie May (p)||Miner||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|RICHARDS, Roland Godfrey||Glenwood, Twillingate District||3132||18||Charles Richards (p)||Dry goods clerk||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|ELLIOTT, Alpheus||Raleigh, St. Barbe District||3101||19||Thomas Elliott (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|MADDOX, John T.||Kings Cove, Bonavista District||5101||23||Michael Maddox (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Tuesday, May 6, 1919|
|HARNETT, John||Dildo, Trinity District||5706||19||William Harnett (p)||Lumberman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|NOSEWORTHY, Alexander||14 John Street, St. John's||4409||23||Thomas Noseworthy (p)||Assistant dispatcher||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|ARKLIE, James||Botwood, Twillingate District||4306||25||Edith Arklie (nee Hutchings) (s)||Clerk||1918||Presbyterian||No||No|
|KING, William||Broad Cove, Bay de Verde District||8045||21||Woodsman||1917||Methodist||No||No||Attestation papers not included; not in service ledger.|
|ORGAN, James||122 Military Road, St. John's||5108||18||Michael Organ (p)||Accountant||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|LODER, Thomas E.||No information||0-14||Clergyman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Attestation papers not included|
|BESSEY, Reuben||Cape Onion, St. Barbe District||4182||18||Samuel Bessey (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|MCLEOD, Ernest Frederick||149 Gower Street, St. John's||24||20||Neil Charles McLeod (o)||Coachman||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SHEA, John||Bar Haven, Placentia-St. Mary's District||5941||22||Patrick Shea (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PAYNE, Stephen||Water Street, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||2674||19||Robert Payne (p)||Shoemaker||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||Yes||Thursday, May 10, 1917||POW Date: 1917|
|HANDCOCK, James||Templeman, Bonavista District||6201||25||Levi Handcock (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|KING, Denis||Salmonier, Placentia-St. Marys District||6256||21||James King (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|RODGERS, Simeon George||Sibleys Cove, Trinity District||5328||19||Stephen Rodgers (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|RALPH, Lambert||Coney Arm, St. Barbe District||8430||27||Rosina Ralph (p)||Lumberman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|COOK, James||Hickmans Harbour, Trinity District||2600||20||George Critch (p)||Lumberman||1916||Methodist||Yes||No||Sunday, November 4, 1917||George Critch was Cook's adoptive/foster father|
|STOYLES, Patrick J.||Lance Cove, Bell Island, St. John's East District||5219||21||Michael Stoyles (p)||Clerk||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DRAKE, John||Marystown, Burin District||6031||22||Patrick Drake (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BROWN, Allan W.||Exploits, Twillingate District||2722||23||Ephraim Brown (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|CARTER, James||Stephenville Crossing, St. George District||269||23||John Carter (p)||Miner||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MANUEL, John||Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District||3902||18||William Manuel (p)||Student||1917||Methodist||No||No|