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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 ascending Service Number Age of Enlistment Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
SULLIVAN, Henry Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5107 25 Thomas Sullivan (o) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
STRUGNELL, Frank Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5093 22 William Strugnell (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BALDWIN, Henry Herbert Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 1523 19 Edward James Baldwin (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916 Variant spelling of name - Harry
WILLIAMS, Levi Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 3328 20 John Williams (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, February 15, 1917
BALDWIN, Uriah Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 1846 18 Edward Baldwin Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917
HOLLETT, George Albert Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 1841 19 Thomas Hollett (p) Farmer 1915 Methodist No No
HUDSON, Reuben Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 3186 18 Henry Hudson (p) Fisherman 1916 No No
CONNORS, John Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5783 20 Michael Connors (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HUDSON, George Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 3327 18 Henry Hudson (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist Yes No Tuesday, March 12, 1918
ELGAR, William Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 1503 19 Mrs. Henry Ryan (p) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JORDAN, Thomas Joseph Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 1752 19 Joseph Jordan (p) Fisherman 1915 No Yes POW Date: 1917
NOSEWORTHY, George Herbert Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 3326 18 George Noseworthy (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
MOORES, Albert Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 2219 19 John Moores (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist Yes No Friday, September 28, 1917
SULLIVAN, Alexander Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 1836 19 Richard Sullivan (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FLIGHT, John Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 4509 19 James Flight (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BALDWIN, Walter Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 3325 21 Edward Baldwin (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GLADNEY, William Joseph Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 417 20 William Gladney (p) Machinist 1914 Roman Catholic No No PDF
WATKINS, Albert Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 3869 21 Thomas Watkins (p) Miner 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CHURCHILL, Daniel Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 1518 23 Levi Churchill (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HYNES, William Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 4677 23 Andrew Hynes (o) Street car conductor 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HYNES, Michael Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 3868 21 Andrew Hynes (o) Miner 1917 Roman Catholic No No
SOMERTON, Peter Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 2779 18 Richard Somerton (p) Clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, December 4, 1917
GREELEY, George Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 1573 25 Martha Greeley (p) 1915 Methodist No No
LAWLOR, Richard Joseph Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 929 22 Thomas Lawlor (o) Coachman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
GREELEY, Matthew Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 1574 22 Sarah Greeley (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
SOMERTON, Solomon Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 8161 27 Thomas Somerton (p) Donkey man 1917 CE No No
ROSS, John Valentine Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 1210 26 Ethel Peddle Ross (s) Miner 1915 Roman Catholic No No
SOMERTON, Charles Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 3867 21 Mrs. Somerton (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HARDING, George A. Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 8025 19 William Thomas Harding (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ROSS, Michael Joseph Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 250 19 Margaret Neary (p) Miner 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
MILLER, Ananias Portugal Cove, St. John's East 3863 18 John Miller (p) Fireman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Variant spelling of name: Annanias
CHURCHILL, James Portugal Cove [district unknown] 8346 30 Johnathan Churchill (p) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DUDER, Charles Robert Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 668 22 William Henry Duder (p) Civil engineer 1914 Presbyterian No No
MORAN, William Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 3555 18 James Moran (p) Expressman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HALL, William Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 1949 23 Michael Hall (p) Farmer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, October 27, 1918
MANNING, Thomas Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 4437 18 William Manning (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HALL, James Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 1935 22 Michael Hall (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916
MURPHY, James Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 8007 28 Mary Murphy (o) Teamster 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BUTLER, John Joseph Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 1434 24 William Hall (o) Farmer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
DRUKEN, Charlie Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 5263 22 Patrick Druken (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
THOMAS, Willis Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 4622 26 Richard Thomas (p) Truckman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MILLER, Samuel Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 5218 20 James Somerton (o) Miner 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BAIRD, Alexander [Sandy] Boyd Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 0-114 - 1803 25 James Charles Baird (p) Bank clerk 1915 Presbyterian No Yes POW Date: 1917 Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel
MORAN, Hugh James Portugal Cove Road, St. John's 3602 22 James Moran (p) Motorman 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Wednesday, April 16, 1919
MACKLIN, Rupert Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom 3732 18 Amelia (William) Macklin (p) Marine engineer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No See Regt. # 3722 for misfiled document; Previously transcribed as Robert; Attestation papers completed as Rubert; Signature is Rupert
HAMPTON, George Edgar Portland, Bonavista district 1197 20 Arthur Hampton (p) Brakeman 1915 Methodist No No
HOLLOWAY, Whittier Portland, Bonavista District 3768 18 James M. Holloway (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
ROLLS, Walter Portland, Bonavista District 1494 26 Mary Jane Rolls (p) Fisherman 1915 Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917
PATEY, Henry Port Saunders, St. Barbe District 5675 20 Theophilus Patey (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAINES, Isaac Port Saunders, St. Barbe District 1619 20 Michael Caines (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No