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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 Community Service Number Age of Enlistment Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Deathsort descending Commendations Notes
DAY, Martin Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 3499 23 Mary Day (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PERRY, Cecil Newtown, Bonavista District 4052 20 Samuel Perry (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
WALTERS, Ernest H. Champneys, Trinity District 2017 20 John Walters (p) Teacher 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MOSS, John Grand Falls, Twillingate District 8390 49 Margaret Moss (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HANN, Sidney V. Grand Falls, Twillingate District 3998 22 Isaac Hann (p) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ROBERTS, Justin Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 4905 21 Thomas Roberts (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PAYNE, John Winterhouse Brook, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 5650 18 Elijah Payne (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KAVANAGH, James Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 5870 18 James Kavanagh (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GARNISH [CORNISH], Thomas Rencontre, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5566 20 John Garnish [Cornish] (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in name: Documents completed as Garnish; family name is Cornish.
POWER, Archibald Francis Bell Island, St. John's East District 0-133 - 2840 21 Philip Power (p) Surveyor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
GOODWIN, Gilbert New Melbourne, Trinity District 5324 19 George Goodwin (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CALDWELL, William F. 183 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 4415 27 Harriett Caldwell (p) Accountant 1918 Congregationalist No No
COLLINS, George Wellington, Bonavista District 5233 20 Joseph Collins (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
WOODLAND, Sydney Philip Taylors Bay, Lamaline, Burin District 3035 18 Mary Mosher (o) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HEALEY, Leo Francis St. John's 1815 19 Hannah Healey (p) Clothes packer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, Matthew St. John's 2069 19 James Murphy (p) Clerk 1916 No No
PENDER, Patrick No information 2065 1916 No No Attestation papers not included. Not attested, service ledger notes unfit for service. Also contains information relating to service # 1995 John McGrath
PRASUYON, Wallace St. George, St. George District 8076 21 John Prasuyon (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FOLEY, Edward 12 Lion Square, St. John's 8349 21 Margaret Foley (s) Teamster 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MAYER, Constantine 228 Water Street, St. John's 175 27 Alex Mayer (o) Photographer 1914 Methodist No No
MCFARLANE, Leo 47 McFarlane Street, St. John's 4793 23 James McFarlane (p) Cooper 1918 Roman Catholic No No See also Regt. #4810 for additional misfiled documents
BISHOP, George Long Pond, Manuels, Harbour Main District 8280 37 John Bishop (p) Miner 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TOMS, Harold La Scie, St. Barbe District 5615 19 William Toms (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BENNETT, John West Bay, Port au Port, St. George District 5939 20 William Bennett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WINSOR, Bertram G. Triton West, Twillingate District 8189 19 William Winsor (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
WELLON, Wilfred B. Ladle Cove, Fogo District 6291 20 Samuel Wellon (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CRANE, Eldred 87 Southside Road, St. John's 2678 26 Mrs. John Crane (p) Cooper 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MERCER, Eli Bay Bulls Arm, Trinity District 2680 18 Robert Mercer (o) Lumbering 1916 Methodist No No
PILGRIM, Orland Griguet, St. Barbe District 1287 18 Jessie Pilgrim (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
PATEY, Isaac Port Saunders, St. Barbe District 8186 26 Theophilus Patey (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SMITH, Aaron Apsey Brook, Smith Sound,Trinity District 5637 20 John Thomas Smith (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
STRICKLAND, Josiah Petites, Burgeo-La Poile District 6306 25 William Strickland (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BARRETT, Eugene Freshwater, Bay de Verde District 3232 19 James H. Barrett (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
BURT, Alpheus Bunyans Cove, Bonavista District 6004 19 John Burt (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MAHAR, William 10 Codners Lane, St. John's 4717 19 Elizabeth Brien (o) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Maher
DUCEY, Patrick Keels, Bonavista District 4489 23 Mrs. Thomas Ducey (p) Mining 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MUGFORD, Harvey Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 6333 18 Emily Mugford (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
OKE, Edward Langdon Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 2303 22 William A. Oke (p) Bank clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GREEN, Hayward Hants Harbour, Trinity District 5223 22 John Green (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
RICHARDS, Albert 25 Balsom Street, St. John's 3452 18 Jessie Richards (p) Clerk 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HUTCHINGS, Albert Charles Brook, Twillingate District 5719 23 Joseph Hutchings (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HALL, Joseph Penguin Arm, Bay of Islands, St. George District 3843 19 Joseph Hall (p) Cooper 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PIKE, Felix Flat Island, Bonavista District 4365 19 George Pike (o) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HOYLES, Raymond Wesleyville, Bonavista District 5165 22 William Hoyles (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WHITE, Willis New Perlican, Trinity District 5376 20 George White (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ABBOTT, Augustus George Bonavista, Bonavista District 3750 18 George Abbott (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
VASEY, Harvey 34 Kings Road, St. John's 3574 21 Henry J. Vasey (p) Clerk 1917 Methodist No No One document microfilmed as #2574
OREILLY, Patrick R. 124 Water Street East, St. John's 3832 19 Patrick J. O'Reilly (p) Bank clerk 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BUDGELL, Hayward Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 4037 21 William Budgell (p) Lumber surveyor 1917 Methodist No No
WARREN, Frank St. John's 835 20 Elizabeth Sheppard (p) Clerk 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No