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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 Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendationssort ascending Notes
DWYER, Patrick Holyrood, Harbour Main District 3927 24 John Dwyer (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HOWARD, Alexander 23 Princes Street, St. John's 8035 31 Janet Howard (s) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DIAMOND, Samuel H. Change Islands, Fogo District 4282 21 Esau Diamond (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
SNOW, Hardy Frederick Twillingate, Twillingate District 322 20 William Snow (p) Student 1914 Methodist Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916
YOUNG, John Bank Head, St. George District 8369 37 Mary Young (s) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
RIDEOUT, Obed Long Island, Twillingate District 6335 19 John Rideout (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
YETMAN, Samuel Jamestown, Bonavista District 5427 23 Joseph Yetman (p) Carpenter 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FORSEY, Frederick Fortune, Burin District 4005 18 Philip Forsey (p) Sailor 1917 Methodist No No
BARRETT, Nathan Bishops Cove, Harbour Grace District 5230 19 George Barrett (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SHEPPARD, William Catalina, Trinity District 5914 22 Simeon Sheppard (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LANGDON, John Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 8231 51 Edith Langdon (s) Lumberman 1917 No No Attestation papers not included.
HOUSE, Arthur Port Saunders, St. Barbe District 1946 18 Ida House (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COADY, Martin Marystown, Burin District 6046 24 Teresa Coady (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LUFF, John Exploits, Twillingate District 350 26 William Luff (p) Fisherman 1914 Salvation Army No No
BONIA, Edward Placentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 4526 21 Frances Bonia (o) Seaman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BURT, Gladstone Rendell 279 Southside Road, St. John's 0-263 - 54 20 Joshua Burt (p) Clerk 1914 Methodist No No
SAUNDERS, Alonzo Cape Cove, Fogo District 6028 21 Edward Saunders (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WELLMAN, Thomas Port Anson, Sunday Cove Island, Twillingate District 4051 20 Elias Wellman (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
MUGFORD, George Codroy, St. George District 1943 19 Celina Mugford (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, February 24, 1916
DELANEY, William Albert St. George, St. George District 581 21 Joseph Delaney (p) Lumberman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
GOSSE, William Topsail Road, St. John's 6184 19 Moses Gosse (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SQUIBB, Josiah Carbonear, Carbonear District 243 19 Charles Squibb (p) Miner 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, October 19, 1915
RICHARDS, David Little Braha, St. Barbe District 1082 25 Julia Richards (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
WADE, John Salmonier, Placentia-St. Mary's District 6253 22 John Wade (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HICKS, Alonzo Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 2357 18 William Hicks (p) Fireman 1916 No No
LEGROW, Willis K. Broad Cove, Bay de Verde District 4968 22 Eli LeGrow (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PIKE, Harold English Hill, Carbonear, Carbonear District 3103 21 William Pike (p) School Teacher 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BAIRD, Henry 289 New City Road, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom 0-304 - 935 24 Henry Baird (p) Clerk 1915 Presbyterian No No Discrepancy in name: Harry
GOODYEAR, Uriah Cat Harbour [Lumsden], Fogo District 6146 24 Uriah Goodyear (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
ROUD, James Power Street, St. John's 4559 26 Charles Roud (o) Cabman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLLIER, Lawrence St. Albans, Fortune District 6229 20 Richard Collier (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Contains information about #6230 Samuel Cox, #6220 Charles Collier, #6233 William Collier, #6232 P. Collier, being from families infected with tuberculosis.
VAUGHAN, Joseph Patrick St. John's 800 19 Henry (Harry) Vaughan (p) Office clerk 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
BACON, Fred 11 Villa Street, County of Durham, England, United Kingdom 3301 26 Wilson Bacon (p) Marine Fireman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
MCKAY, Isaac Robinsons, St. George District 1408 23 Helena McKay (p) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LEDREW, William Botwood, Twillingate District 1936 20 William LeDrew Sr. (p) Fireman 1915 Methodist No No
BUGDEN, Baxter English Harbour, Trinity District 3459 18 Albert Bugden (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
DALTON, Daniel St. Marys Bay, Placentia-St. Marys District 6154 23 Stephen Dalton (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TATCHELL, Henry Bartletts Harbour, St. Barbe District 5972 20 Isaac Tatchell (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Previously transcribed as Tatchill; Discrepancy in name: Thatchill, Thatchell
MARTIN, Robert Stephen 74 Kings Bridge Road, St. John's 2916 18 Elizabeth Martin (p) Seaman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ROCKETT, Maurice Petries, Bay of Islands, St. George District 5346 23 William Rockett (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
INKPEN, Raymond Great Burin, Burin District 5718 19 Joseph Inkpen (p) Teacher 1918 Methodist No No
POWELL, Baxter Happy Adventure, Bonavista District 8074 18 Emeline Powell (o) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
CONSTANTINE, Leo Francis 38 MacFarlane Street, St. John's 3212 19 Peter Constantine (p) Carman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
MCDONALD, John George Street, St. John's 3461 19 Mary McDonald (s) Carman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
SIMMS, Charles 84 Pleasant Street, St. John's 5437 20 Henry Simms (p) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BROWN, Alfred E. Robinsons Head, St. George District 4362 21 Mrs. George E. Brown (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
EVANS, Sydney Wilfred St. John's 1418 19 Lydia Evans (p) Factory labourer 1915 Methodist No No Signature is Sidney; form completed as Sydney.
PEYTON, Ebenezer Burnt Arm, Twillingate District 5725 22 Johnathan Peyton (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
TOBIN, Peter Joseph 48 Codners Street, St. John's 3233 22 Mary Tobin (p) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
WINDELER, V. G. No information 1889 No No No File missing. Not in service ledger; # 1889 is assigned to Philip Francis Power