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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
JENNINGS, Fred Burlington, Twillingate District 4232 26 James Jennings (p) Millwright 1917 Methodist No No
MILLS, Joseph Burlington, Twillingate District 4333 24 Azarilla Mills (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist Yes No Thursday, October 17, 1918
ROBERTS, John Burlington, Twillingate District 4042 18 Jane Roberts (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army Yes No Friday, August 30, 1918
GREEN, Percy Burlington, Twillingate District 4359 20 James Green (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LUSH, Stanley Burlington, Twillingate District 5557 23 William Lush (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BOONE, Edgar Burnt Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 1674 18 Fred Boone (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No No
TARRANT, Elias Burnt Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 2446 22 Mrs. John William Tarrant (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
BOONE, Zenas Walter Burnt Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 1898 21 Frederick Boone(p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No No
WOOLDRIDGE, Medley Burnt Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 3396 19 William Woolridge (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: Wooldridge - Woolridge
BOONE, Phineas Burnt Arm, Twillingate District 2720 18 Frederick Boone (p) Lumberman 1916 Methodist No No
PEYTON, Ebenezer Burnt Arm, Twillingate District 5725 22 Johnathan Peyton (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
DIAMOND, Eneas Burnt Arm, Twillingate District 5724 19 Elizabeth Diamond (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
TEE, William Burnt Cove, Twillingate District 5761 21 William Lee (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in name: Attestation and signature is Tee; some documents completed as Lee. Previously transcribed as Lee.
MORGAN, Samuel Burnt Harbour, Port de Grave District 5747 23 Marmi Morgan (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TUCKER, George Burnt Head, Port de Grave District 5287 22 Ambrose Tucker (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CHAULK, George Burnt Island [district unknown] 5337 21 James Chalk (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Previously transcribed as John Chalk.
WALTERS, Alexander Burnt Islands, Burgeo District 2549 33 Mrs. Jabez Edmonds (o) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HARDY, James Burnt Islands, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5331 23 John Hardy (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FUDGE, Charlie Burnt Islands, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5367 19 Betty Fudge (p) Betty Fudge (p) 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Tuesday, June 11, 1918 See also #6066 Peter Dober for related correspondence. Recorded in Schedule of distribution of estate as James Charles Fudge.
HERRITT, Jeremiah Burnt Islands, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5742 21 Matthew Herritt (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MILLEY, Jacob Burnt Point, Bay de Verde District 4762 23 Edward Milley (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WICKS, Douglas Burnt Point, Bay de Verde District 5069 21 Josiah Wicks (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MILLEY, Nicholas Burnt Point, Bay de Verde District 4767 20 Andrew Milley (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
TUCKER, Adolphus D. Burnt Point, Bay de Verde District 5070 23 Edgar Tucker (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MCDONALD, Robert Burnt Woods, Conne River, Fortune District 3534 20 Thomas McDonald (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PEDDLE, William Butter Cove, Trinity District 5288 25 Abraham Peddle (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
HALFYARD, Wesley E. Cabot Street, St. John's 3462 18 John T. Halfyard (p) Clerk 1917 Methodist No No
SHARMAN, Victor Lionel Camberwell, London, England, United Kingdom 8321 22 Edward Sharman (p) Clerk 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Attested for short service.
BRAITHWAITE, Ernest Livingstone Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 1313 21 Elizabeth Braithwaite (p) Printer 1915 Methodist No No
CAMPBELL, Michael Campbells Creek, Port au Port, St. George District 1818 27 Archibald McKay (o) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1918
MCDONALD, Hugh Joseph Campbells Creek, Port au Port, St. George District 1817 24 Elizabeth McDonald (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
MARCH, Hugh Campbells Creek, St. George District 4874 18 Sarah March (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in name: Marsh.
LEBUFF, Robert Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada 1362 23 Eliza LeBuff (p) Lumberman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, October 10, 1916
LUFF, Elias Campbellton, Twillingate District 1347 21 Lydia Luff (p) Labourer 1915 Methodist No No
HILL, Lewis Campbellton, Twillingate District 6025 22 William Hill (p) Steward 1918 Methodist No No
HARNETT, William Campbellton, Twillingate District 3922 23 Jane Harnett (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist Yes No Thursday, October 3, 1918
ENGLAND, William Campbellton, Twillingate District 4349 27 Mary Ann England (nee Bridgett) (s) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LUFF, Samuel Campbellton, Twillingate District 1725 19 William Luff (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
SNELGROVE, Hayward Campbellton, Twillingate District 5728 21 Philip Snelgrove (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BURT, Frank Campbellton, Twillingate District 3394 21 Silas Butt (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No Partially refilmed at beginning of reel 200.
KING, Harold Campbellton, Twillingate District 3391 23 Charles King (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
CLARKE, John Campbellton, Twillingate District 3392 20 John L. Clarke (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army Yes No Tuesday, August 14, 1917
HILLIER, Bennett Campbellton, Twillingate District 6026 22 Charles Hillier (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
HARNETT, Lewis Campbellton, Twillingate District 6015 20 Mary Jane Kearley (p) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No
MANUEL, Harry Campbellton, Twillingate District 3921 23 Uriah Manuel (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
KEARLEY, Reginald Campbellton, Twillingate District 8257 29 John Kearley (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
HYNES, Lawrence Canada Harbour, St. Barbe District 8015 27 Martina Hynes (o) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PENNY, John Cannings Cove, Bonavista District 6178 25 James Penny (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ROWSELL, Jack [H. John R.] Canterbury, England, United Kingdom - Bonavista, Bonavista District 0-221 - 619 19 Lydia C. Rowsell (p) Theology student 1915 Yes No Saturday, July 8, 1916
SHANNAHAN, Robert D. Cape Broyle, Ferryland District 3133 20 John Shannahan (p) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No