PLEASE USE THE FIELD BELOW TO SEARCH THE MILITARY SERVICE FILES
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Death||Commendations||Notes|
|BIXBY, Robert||Indian Island, Burgeo-La Poile District||5594||26||Ambrose J. Bixby (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|WHEELER, John||Tizzards Harbour, Twillingate District||4034||21||Adam Wheeler (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|POWER, Maurice||Dunville, Placentia-St. Marys District||2318||23||Peter Power (p)||Brakeman||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WARREN, Wilfred||Bell Island, St. John's East District||5111||19||Catherine Warren (p)||Miner||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MURPHY, Edwin||22 Alexander Street, St. John's||4423||18||John Murphy (p)||Engineer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DOODY, Matthew Anthony||Carbonear, Carbonear District||1982||24||Mary Doody (o)||Brakeman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|
|STRONG, Aaron||Harcourt, Smiths Sound, Trinity District||2642||23||Moses Strong (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|UPSHALL, Charles C.||Harbour Buffett, Placentia-St. Mary's District||5938||19||Nelson Upshall (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|STOWE, James||146 Hamilton Avenue, St. John's||8225||19||Elizabeth Stowe (p)||Machinist||1917||Congregationalist||No||No|
|GOSSE, Jonathan||Dildo Harbour, Trinity District||2629||21||Moses Gosse (p)||Lumberman||1916||Methodist - Church of England||No||No||Discrepancy in religion.|
|HODDER, Walter||Horwood, Fogo District||4871||23||Robert Hodder (p)||Lumberman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|KENNEDY, Georges Francis Joseph||26 Plank Road, St. John's||2966||18||Hugh Kennedy (p)||Clerk||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BURT, Stanley||Greens Harbour, Trinity District||6139||20||Elinezer Burt (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|GEORGE, Charles||Dildo Harbour, Trinity District||4936||24||Hannah George (p)||Lumberman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|SIMMS, Harold||Fogo, Fogo District||3911||26||Thomas Simms (p)||Teacher||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|YOUNG, Lloyd||Springdale, Twillingate District||3591||20||Elias Young (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|BARTLETT, Bertram||Lower Amherst Cove, Bonavista District||4833||22||Mrs. Henry Bartlett (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||See # 4832 for detailed report concerning absence due to illness. Report also misfiled in # 4893 prior to microfilming; moved during digitization.|
|REID, Stephen H.||Hearts Delight, Trinity District||2413||20||Henry Reid (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|WOODS, Peter||Clam Bank Cove, St. George District||4338||20||Peter Woods (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|OROURKE, William Joseph||St. John's||804||21||William O'Rourke (p)||Tailor||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GRAY, James John||Dennistown, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom - Bonavista, Bonavista District||0-261 - 1324||24||Mrs. Gray (p)||Bank manager||1915||Presbyterian||No||No|
|SNOOK, Alfred||Hants Harbour, Trinity District||5235||24||Ezekiel Snook (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|PIPPY, Wilfred J.||Springdale Street, St. John's||0-48||Mrs. W. J. Pippy (s)||1914||No||No||Attestation papers not included|
|MEWS, John Courtney||Bell Island, St. John's East District||3385||20||James L. Mews (p)||Surveyor||1917||Methodist||No||No||Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1862X|
|EARLES, Walter||Trinity, Trinity District||2555||18||Mark Earles (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|MAYO, John Hubert||Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5569||19||Samuel Mayo (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|KNIGHT, Fred W.||355 Southside Road, St. John's||8502||45||Emilie Knight (s)||Surveyor||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RYAN, James Robert||Pilleys Island, Twillingate District||4298||22||Martha Ryan (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|FORD, George||Barr'd Islands, Fogo District||5967||20||George Ford (p)||Unknown||1918||Unknown||No||No||File missing. Information from service ledger.|
|BUGDEN, G.||N/A||1917||No||No||Attestation papers not included. No service number, listed as bugler (special).|
|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|
|MEANEY, Ronald Joseph||St. John's||1353||18||Dennis Meaney (p)||Waiter||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BAKER, James||Marystown, Burin District||6100||24||Edward Baker (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|LYONS, John Robert||Long Pond [Long Beach Pond], Harbour Grace District||4253||19||Esau Lyons (p)||School teacher||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CONRAN, William||Harbour Main, Harbour Main District||4795||19||Michael Conran (p)||Lumberman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|NIPPARD, Charles||Springdale, Twillingate District||8199||32||John T. Walshman (o)||Lumberman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GRANVILLE, John H.||Millertown, Twillingate District||8121||38||Albert Chesley Granville (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|NORTHCOTT, Archelaus||Lewisporte, Twillingate District||1454||20||Henry Albert Northcott (p)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||No||No||Previously transcribed as Archalaus.|
|SEYMOUR, Frederick||Cornwall, England, United Kingdom||0-135 - 797||24||Fernandrew Seymour (p)||Draper||1914||No||No||John A. McGrath and Frederick Seymour share the same officer file, #0-135|
|BROWN, Charles||Gambo, Bonavista District||8032||23||Robert Brown (p)||Lumberman||1917||Salvation Army - Methodist||No||No||Discrepancy in religion.|
|PARSONS, William F.||Bell Island, St. John's East District||3968||18||Albert Parsons (p)||Engineer||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|DAY, Martin||Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District||3499||23||Mary Day (s)||Lumberman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GREEN, Malcolm||Greenspond, Bonavista District||3355||22||Robert Green (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|COFIELD, William F.||170 Gower Street, St. John's||3126||26||Hariett Cofield (s)||Chauffeur||1916||Presbyterian||No||No|
|RYAN, Richard||Melrose, Trinity District||1288||21||Anastasia Lane (o)||Electrician||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HARDING, Joseph William||Greenspond, Bonavista District||3720||27||James Harding (p)||Sailor||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|BROWN, John Joseph||10 York Street, St. John's||557||19||Hannah Brown (o)||Printer||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|THISTLE, John||Pennywell Road, St. John's||2502||19||William Thistle (p)||Driver||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|SULLIVAN, Patrick||Harbour Main, Harbour Main District||4649||18||Patrick Sullivan (p)||Mechanic||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WISEMAN, George||Shoal Harbour, Trinity District||2802||19||Arthur Wiseman (p)||Lumberman||1916||Methodist||No||No|