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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
DAVIS, Jacob Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 4141 27 Hedley Davis (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
ARNOLD, Chesley Gladstone Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 1386 19 Alice Arnold (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
PARSONS, John C. Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 5393 19 Jemima Parsons (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SWEETAPPLE, Gideon Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 3589 19 John Sweetapple (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army No No
SWEETAPPLE, Stephen Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 3588 20 John Sweetapple (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army No No
GEANGE, Lewis Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 5394 20 Benjamin Geange (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WELLS, John Albert Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 3713 24 Francis Wells (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
CREWE, William Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 5281 24 Benaiah Crewe (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SMART, Frank Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 3578 18 Fannie (Samuel) Smart (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist Yes No Tuesday, May 22, 1917
ROACH, Samuel Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 3965 23 Victor Roach (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
SPARKES, Wesley Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 4140 20 Thomas Sparkes (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist Yes No Monday, October 14, 1918 Estate correspondence is in name of Edward W. Sparkes.
STROUD, John Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 2644 24 Mrs. John Stroud (p) Lumberman 1916 Salvation Army Yes No Saturday, December 1, 1917 Photograph of grave-site included.
STEED, Solomon Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 2941 - 8157 18 Albert Steed (p) Fisherman 1916 Salvation Army No No No overseas service, released from Newfoundland Regiment 1916; Enlisted with Newfoundland Forestry Companies in 1917; complete file is under # 2941.
STROUDE, Fred Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 1325 & 8083 21 Priscilla Stroude (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No No Originally enlisted with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment; transferred to the Newfoundland Forestry Companies. No additional service records under Regimental number 8083.
JACKMAN, George Arthur Allandale Road, St. John's 118 19 Alice Jackman (p) Engineer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
SNOW, Gordon Allandale Road, St. John's 4393 19 Isaac Snow (p) Assistant bookkeeper 1918 Methodist No No
COFIELD, Mark Francis Allandale Road, St. John's 692 22 William Cofield (p) Farmer 1914 Methodist No No
PETERS, Frederick Earnest Allandale Road, St. John's 4417 18 Joseph Peters (p) Bank clerk 1918 Methodist No No
HEWITT, Stephen Allandale Road, St. John's 8497 18 Stephen Hewitt (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
HALEY, Bernard Allans Island, Lamaline, Burin District 5127 20 John Haley (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SHERWIN, Samuel Allington (near Derby), England, United Kingdom 3206 26 Samuel Sherwin (p) Butler 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, August 18, 1917
MIFFLEN, Henry Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 742 19 George B. Mifflen (p) Labourer 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BENGER, Rance Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 4230 18 John Benger (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Friday, May 20, 1921
FORD, Gerald Amherst Cove, Bonavista District 1559 21 Thomas Garlur Ford (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
RENDELL, Herbert Anchorage, Duckworth Street, St, John's 0-93 Dr. H. Rendell (p) 1914 Yes No Sunday, September 29, 1918 PDF
POWER, Peter Joseph Angel Place, St. John's 2751 22 Elizabeth (Murphy) Power (s) Barber 1916 Roman Catholic No No
SMITH, Aaron Apsey Brook, Smith Sound,Trinity District 5637 20 John Thomas Smith (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
OBRIEN, William Aquaforte, Ferryland District 8344 19 Mary Kehoe (o) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
WINDSOR, Stanley Charles Aquaforte, Ferryland District 301 21 Henry Windsor (p) Clerk 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WINDSOR, Wilfred Montgomery Aquaforte, Ferryland District 672 23 H. C. Windsor (p) Merchant 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MURPHY, John J. Argentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 3361 18 Patrick Murphy (o) Coachman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, James J. Argentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 2181 24 Mrs. Francis Wall (o) Papermaker 1916 Roman Catholic No No PDF
MAHER, Leo Joseph Argentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 3661 18 John Maher (p) Papermaker 1917 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, Nicholas J. Argentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4008 20 John Power (p) Sulphate worker 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, September 29, 1918
MCHUGH, John Francis Argentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 5016 19 Patrick McHugh (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
EVANS, William Argentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 5851 19 Bridget Evans (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 19; Actual age: 17
MAHER, James Argentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 5834 21 John Maher (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MAHER, Richard Argentia, Placentia-St. Marys District 2260 19 Alexander Maher (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
ADAMS, William Arnold's Cove, Placentia-St. Mary's District 2306 18 Mrs. James William [Adams] (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
ADAMS, Alexander Arnolds Cove, Placentia-St. Mary's District 1989 22 Emily Adams (p) Plumber 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
GUY, James Arnolds Cove, Placentia-St. Marys District 4963 22 William Guy (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GUY, Ambrose Arnolds Cove, Placentia-St. Marys District 2005 25 William Guy (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916 See # 394 for photograph of grave of Ambrose Guy.
PENNY, Francis Avondale, Harbour Main District 3693 22 John Penny (o) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in name: Penney
REDMOND, Richard Sylvester Avondale, Harbour Main District 1329 20 Elizabeth Redmond (p) Paper maker 1915 Roman Catholic No No Previously transcribed as Redman.
POWER, Patrick Avondale, Harbour Main District 5106 23 John Power (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COSTELLO, Michael Francis Avondale, Harbour Main District 1157 24 Katherine Costello (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, Stephen John Avondale, Harbour Main District 1205 24 James Power (p) Miner 1915 No No
FLYNN, Gregory Daniel Avondale, Harbour Main District 0-302 - 0-311 - 3856 21 Patrick Flynn (p) Teacher 1917 Roman Catholic No No Partially refilmed at beginning of reel 25.
OBRIEN, William Vincent Avondale, Harbour Main District 1068 20 Mary O'Brien (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
PENNY, Peter L. Avondale, Harbour Main District 4220 19 William Penny (p) Paper maker 1917 Roman Catholic No No