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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
GILLIES, William Walter 58 Gower Street, St. John's 3710 18 William Gillis (p) Clerk 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MILLER, Llewllyn 58 Mullock Street, St. John's 8305 25 Nath. Miller (p) Clerk 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SQUIRES, Frederick 58 New Gower Street, St. John's 3584 18 John Squires (p) Clerk 1917 Methodist Yes No Saturday, October 5, 1918
HENNEBURY, Alexander 59 Colonial Street, St. John's 461 19 George Hennebury (p) Plumber 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
HENNEBURY, Ewen Stanley 59 Colonial Street, St. John's 19 23 George D. Hennebury Printer 1914 No No Discrepancy in name - Signature is Ewen; forms completed as Ewan
KING, Stephen 59 Cook Street, St. John's 4223 25 Mary King (p) Fireman 1917 Methodist No No
BYRNE, Gerald Guy 59 Flavin Street, St. John's 0-31 - 340 24 James Byrne (p) Clerk 1914 Roman Catholic No No PDF
FRY, John 59 Flower Hill, St. John's 2734 24 Enoch Fry (p) Shoemaker 1916 Methodist Yes No Tuesday, November 20, 1917
EBSARY, Albert 59 Fords Hill, Southside, St. John's 3292 30 Clarice Ebsary (s) Cook 1916 Methodist No No
IVANY, Alexander 59 Freshwater Road, St. John's N/A 18 Drummer 1919 No No Attestation papers not included. No service number. Listed as drummer (special).
BISHOP, Henry 59 Lime Street, St. John's 291 21 Mr. and Mrs. Bishop (p) Blacksmith 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WALSH, Michael 6 Burke's Square, St. John's 8158 20 Michael Walsh (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
GOWANS, Thomas Crawford 6 Carnell St, St. John's 1177 23 Maggie Martin Gowans (p) Brakeman 1915 Presbyterian No No
MOTTY, Edgar Page 6 Charlton Street, St. John's 446 19 Mr. Motty (p) Express driver 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MCGRATH, Michael 6 Convent Square, St. John's 3234 20 Emma McGrath (s) Fireman 1916 Roman Catholic No No Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel 193
LAWLOR, Thomas Joseph 6 Feild Street, St. John's 535 22 Edward Lawlor (p) Engineer 1914 Roman Catholic No No PDF
WALSH, William Francis 6 Fleming Street, St. John's 2980 18 John Walsh (p) Banker 1916 Roman Catholic No No
CLAYTON, Arthur C 6 Forest Road, St. John's 0-231 29 Mrs. Arthur Clayton (s) Chaplain 1915 No No Attestation papers not included
COOPER, David Francis 6 Gillmore Street, St. John's 1187 20 Frank Cooper (p) Barber 1915 Roman Catholic No No
SEVIOUR, George Richard 6 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 1151 21 Martha Seviour (p) Insurance clerk 1915 No No
SEVIOUR, James Joseph 6 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 2979 18 Martha Seviour (p) Banker 1916 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Sceviour
KENNEDY, Edward Joseph 6 Joy Square, St. John's 2758 19 Edward Kennedy (p) Tailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
OLIVER, Walter 6 Kings Road, St. John's 681 21 George Oliver (p) Tailor 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MARTIN, Edward Joseph 6 Lime Street, St. John's 2323 19 William Martin (p) Gas fitter 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
HALL, Thomas 6 Murray Street, St. John's 8212 18 Frank Hall (p) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HALL, William 6 Murray Street, St. John's 352 Francis Hall (p) Draper 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Monday, October 14, 1918
HUMPHREY, Thomas 6 Power Street, St. John's 375 22 Jessie Fredrickson (p) Steward 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TOMPKINSON, Harry Alexander 6 Queen Street, St. John's 298 21 Mrs. Samuel Tompkinson (p) Boiler maker 1914 Roman Catholic No No
NOSEWORTHY, Frederick Thomas 6 Wickford Street, St. John's 527 22 Thomas Noseworthy (p) Cooper 1914 Methodist No No Discrepancy in name: Signature is Frederick; several forms completed as Francis.
NOSEWORTHY, Harold 6 Wickford Street, St. John's 8404 18 Thomas Noseworthy (p) Labourer 1917 Methodist No No
MERCER, Arthur 60 Barters Hill, St. John's n/a 14 Student 1918 No No Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as bugler (special)
PENDER, Harry 60 Charles Street, St. John's 4635 21 James Pender (p) Cooper 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MACNAB, Egerton 60 Cochrane Street, St. John's 4458 40 L.A. MacNab (o) Accountant 1918 Presbyterian No No Previously transcribed as Edgerton
SIMMONDS, William Thomas 60 Hamilton Street, St. John's 349 25 Lily Simmonds (s) Sailor 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Friday, April 12, 1918
JANES, Thomas Patrick 60 McFarlane Street, St. John's 136 20 John Janes (p) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
HARDY, William Frank 60 Monroe Street, St. John's 179 21 George Hardy (p) Truckman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, September 23, 1915
HARDY, Edward 60 Monroe Street, St. John's 677 19 George Hardy (p) Dry goods clerk 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916
CHANNING, Hubert 60 New Gower Street, St. John's 4753 22 Lewis Channing (p) Salesman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DAWE, William Gordon 60 New Gower Street, St. John's 97 19 William John Dawe (p) Civil servant 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ELLIS, Nutting F. 60 Springdale Street, St. John's 8017 21 Jessie Ellis (p) Draper 1917 Methodist No No
POWER, Harry P. 61 Brazils Square, St. John's 3496 19 Peter Power (p) Clerk 1917 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, Herbert Joseph 61 Brazils Square, St. John's 0-82 - 1101 22 Frances Power (p) Accountant 1914 Roman Catholic No No
WESTERN, William 61 George Street, St. John's 0-242 - 2570 21 Mrs. Phillip Western (p) Packer 1916 Methodist No No
GOIGLAS, George 61 George Street, St. John's 3615 24 Anthony Goiglas (o) Fireman 1917 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancies in spelling of name: Goigalis, Geiglas, Geigalis, Goglas.
MAHER, Pierce 61 Lime Street, St. John's 591 26 Mrs. Maher (s) Labourer 1914 No No
CHAFE, Eric Reginald Augustus 61 Springdale Street, St. John's 0-49 - 52 19 Levi Chafe (p) Office clerk 1914 No No PDF
CHAFE, Ronald M 61 Springdale Street, St. John's 0-256 - 3601 18 Levi Chafe (p) Clerk 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SELLARS, Fred Moore 62 Barters Hill, St. John's 0-232 - 814 20 Stephen Sellars (p) Minister 1914 No Yes POW Date: 1918. Attached Royal Flying Corps (later Royal Air Force) 1916-1919.
HUSSEY, William L. 62 Cookstown Road, St. John's 8039 45 Annie Hussey (s) Stewart 1917 Methodist No No
ONEILL, Leo 63 Duckworth Street, St. John's 4211 18 Anastasia O'Neill (p) Truckman 1917 Roman Catholic No No