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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 Communitysort descending Service Number Age of Enlistment Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
SMITH, Patrick J. 44 Signal Hill Road, St. John's 2222 18 Michael Smith (p) Draper 1916 Roman Catholic No No
MORISSEY, James H. 44 Wickford Street, St. John's 8003 25 Catherine Morrissey (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Morrissey.
VERE-HOLLOWAY, Percy Oscar 444 Southside Road, St. John's 891 23 Ada May Vere-Holloway (s) Longshoreman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DILLON, Stephen 448 Southside Road, St. John's 4165 18 Jane Dillon (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 17
KEOUGH, Leo 45 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 8289 21 George Keough (p) Engineer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
JOHNSON, James 45 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 8311 19 Andrew Johnson (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
JOHNSON, John Joseph 45 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 135 21 Andrew Johnson (p) Labourer 1914 Yes No Sunday, July 2, 1916
COLFORD, George 45 New Gower Street, St. John's 16 23 Richard Colford (p) Teamster 1914 Roman Catholic No No
MORRISSEY, John Joseph 45 Parade Street, St. John's 689 20 Peter Morrissey (p) Tailor 1914 Roman Catholic No No PDF
JACKMAN, Patrick J. 45 Springdale Street, St. John's 8241 24 Alice F. Jackman (p) Clerk 1917 Roman Catholic No No
DONNELLY, Jeremiah F. 45 Wickford Street, St. John's 3572 20 William Donnelly (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, November 20, 1917
BYRNE, Leo 46 Alexander Street, St. John's 3963 18 Peter Byrne (p) Mechanic 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HANEY/HEANEY, James Patrick 46 Barnes Road, St. John's 476 21 Kitty Haney (o) Printer 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916 Entered in CWGC as Heaney
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
HUTCHINGS, George S. 46 Scott Street, St. John's 8302 20 George P. Hutchings (p) Clerk 1917 Congregationalist No No
SMITH, Robert 46 Signal Hill Road, St. John's 4438 26 Michael Smith (p) Baker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MCGRATH, Charles G. 46 Water Street East, St. John's 0-287 - 3066 20 Thomas J. McGrath (p) Student 1918 No No
MCGRATH, Charles G.. 46 Water Street East, St. John's 0-287-3066 20 Thomas J. McGrath (p) Student 1918 No No
BLYDE, Michael John 47 Fleming Street, St. John's 280 19 John Blyde (p) Shoecutter 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, September 26, 1915
TAYLOR, Thomas M. 47 Fleming Street, St. John's 1921 21 Henry C. Taylor (p) Wheelwright 1915 Methodist - Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in religion
KEATS, Hubert John 47 Goodview Street, St. John's 613 23 Richard Keats (p) Upholsterer 1914 Unknown No No
KEATS, William 47 Goodview Street, St. John's 203 20 Mrs. Richards Keats (p) Carman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
LUCAS, Frederick William 47 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 2808 24 Caroline Lucas (s) Shipping clerk 1916 Methodist Yes No Sunday, January 28, 1917
MCFARLANE, Leo 47 McFarlane Street, St. John's 4793 23 James McFarlane (p) Cooper 1918 Roman Catholic No No See also service #4810 for additional misfiled documents
MCNEILL, Hector John 47 Merry Meeting Road, St. John's - Power Street, St. John's 0-1 - 0-190 - 31 25 Fanny McNeill (p) Electrician 1914 No No PDF Variant spelling of name - McNeil
WILLIAMS, John 47 Military Road, St. John's 0-115 - 5 24 Thomas Williams (p) Draper 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No I
HOARE, Edward John 47 Power Street, St. John' s 453 24 George H.M. Bursell (o) Bank clerk 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Wednesday, June 14, 1916
MITCHELL, Maxwell 47 Spencer Street, St. John's 8360 19 George Mitchell (p) Labourer 1917 Methodist No No
MACKAY, William 48 Barnes Road, St. John's 5089 21 William Mackey (p) Printer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
JUKE, Patrick 48 Cabot Street, St. John's 3467 18 Patrick Juke (p) Fireman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
DUKE, Peter 48 Cabot Street, St. John's 8301 18 Patrick Duke (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
TOBIN, Peter Joseph 48 Codners Street, St. John's 3233 22 Mary Tobin (p) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
HEALEY, John Joseph 48 Cookstown Road, St. John's 2748 18 Michael Healey (p) Express driver 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
BRADLEY, Wilfred 48 Feild Street, St. John's 398 21 Jacob Bradley (p) Hardware clerk 1914 Methodist Yes No Sunday, September 17, 1916
COX, Sydney 48 George Street, St. John's 2492 21 Mrs. Sydney Cox (s) Longshoreman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LONG, Edward 48 Gilbert Street, St. John's 4435 19 Henry M. Long (p) Cooper 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HAMMOND, Charles 48 Signal Hill Road, St. John's 594 28 Mrs. Hammond (s) Storekeeper 1914 Salvation Army No No
MERCER, Fred 48 Spencer Street, St. John's 159 21 John Mercer (p) Electrician 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
MCCORMACK, James 487 Southside, St. John's 2658 21 Gertrude McCormack (s) Boiler maker 1916 Roman Catholic No No
ONEILL, Frederick Michael 49 Angel Place, St. John's 402 19 John O'Neill (o) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic No No PDF
ONEIL, John Joseph 49 Angel Place, St. John's 704 29 Clara O'Neil (p) Cooper 1914 Roman Catholic No No
HANRAHAN, Gerald 49 Barters Hill, St. John's 4432 18 Bridget Hanrahan (p) Barber 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLEMAN, Francis (Frank) 49 Carters Hill, St. John's 2527 20 James Coleman (o) Clerk 1916 Roman Catholic No No
ROWSELL, Edward Clayton 49 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 571 23 Uriah Rowsell (p) Chauffeur 1914 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
MANNING, Michael Thomas 49 Kings Road, St. John's 2749 18 Mrs. Michael Manning (p) Baker 1916 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, Francis 49 Kings Road, St. John's 2652 18 Mary Power (o) Dry goods 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
PETERS, Charles 49 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 8400 29 May Peters (s) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CONNORS, Daniel Francis 49 Lime Street, St. John's 649 21 David Connors (p) Tinsmith 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
BRIEN, Patrick 5 Alexander Street, St. John's 80 20 Nora Brien (p) Apprentice engineer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
FILLIAR (FILLIER), Donald. 5 Barron Street, St. John's 1260 18 Emily Filliar (p) Labourer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in spelling of name - gravestone at Belvedere Cemetery states Fillier.