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 email@example.com 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|
|THOMAS, John||Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District||6030||20||James Thomas (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HEALEY, Leo Francis||St. John's||1815||19||Hannah Healey (p)||Clothes packer||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|KELLY, John Joseph||29 LeMarchant Road, St. John's||188||22||Henry Kelly (p)||Labourer||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MURPHY, Matthew||St. John's||2069||19||James Murphy (p)||Clerk||1916||No||No|
|WEST, Henry||Ladle Cove, Fogo District||1591||23||William Burke (o)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||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|
|WHITE, Peter||St. Marys, Placentia-St. Mary's District||3635||20||Ellen (John) Critch (o)||Fisherman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HAYES, Patrick Joseph||Bollardstown, Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||2335||24||Edward Hayes (p)||Fisherman||1916||Roman Catholic||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|
|RYAN, John||St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District||6254||25||James Ryan (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DYKE, Job||Salvage Bay, Bonavista District||2623||23||Edward Dyke (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SINNOTT, William Joseph||St. John's||1040||24||Mrs. William Sinnott (p)||Labourer||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MCFARLANE, Leo||47 McFarlane Street, St. John's||4793||23||James McFarlane (p)||Cooper||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||See also service #4810 for additional misfiled documents|
|HARVEY, Ralph||Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District||8270||18||Alexander Harvey (p)||Lumberman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|GRACE, William A.||10 Knight Street, St. John's||0-119 - 2259||19||John Grace (p)||Foreman||1916||Roman Catholic||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|
|WHEATON, Edwin||Millertown, Twillingate District||8148||30||Sarah Wheaton (s)||1917||No||No||File missing. Information from service ledger.|
|ELLSWORTH, Gideon||Carmanville, Fogo District||1528||23||Julia Ellsworth (p)||Fisherman||1915||No||No||Out of sequence in service ledger. Follows 1537.|
|SHESSION, Norsis [CHAISSON, Narcissus]||Cape St. George, St. George District||4244||21||Jane Shession (p)||Fisherman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No||Norsis Shession was a misspelling of Narcis Chaisson. Variant spelling also includes Narcais or Narcis Chaisson.|
|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|
|GOSLING, Alfred||Bonavista, Bonavista District||4843||19||Mrs. Charles Gosling (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England ( Anglican )||No||No|
|PILGRIM, Orland||Griguet, St. Barbe District||1287||18||Jessie Pilgrim (p)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|CAINES, Leopold||95 Kings Road, St. John's||3973||19||Levi Caines (p)||Blacksmith||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 19; Actual age: 16|
|OSBOURNE, Simeon||Lewisporte, Twillingate District||4177||24||Eli Osbourne (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|WARREN, George||Chapel Arm, Trinity District||5050||23||Mahalia Warren (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|STRICKLAND, Josiah||Petites, Burgeo-La Poile District||6306||25||William Strickland (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|FUDGE, Ambrose||Newstead, Twillingate District||8056||25||Mrs. William Langdon (o)||Lumberman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|BURT, Alpheus||Bunyans Cove, Bonavista District||6004||19||John Burt (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|CLEARY, Leo||St. John's||1536||21||Ellen Cleary (p)||Railway brakeman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DOLOMOUNT, John||Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District||4295||18||Charles Dolomount (p)||Clerk||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HAMPTON, Alexander||Valen Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||4053||22||William Hampton (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RICHARDS, Albert||25 Balsom Street, St. John's||3452||18||Jessie Richards (p)||Clerk||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HARDY, John R.||Port aux Basques, Burgeo-LaPoile District||4863||29||John Hardy (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HUTCHINGS, Albert||Charles Brook, Twillingate District||5719||23||Joseph Hutchings (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|ANGEL, Heber||130 Hamilton Street, St. John's||2453||19||John Angel (p)||Scholar||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|TUFF, Raymond||Templeman, Bonavista District||5864||21||Charles Tuff (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PIKE, Felix||Flat Island, Bonavista District||4365||19||George Pike (o)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|TAYLOR, Dewey||35 Southside Road, St. John's||8307||18||George A. Taylor (p)||Labourer||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|HOPKINS, Frederick||Kettle Cove, Twillingate District||4155||20||George Hopkins (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|MACKAY, John Joseph||Corner of Cochrane Street and Duckworth Street, St. John's||278||19||John Joseph MacKay (p)||Baker||1914||Roman Catholic||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|
|WAREHAM, Gilbert||Petries, Bay of Islands, St. George District||4992||20||Israel Wareham (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|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|
|PETERS, Charles||49 LeMarchant Road, St. John's||8400||29||May Peters (s)||Labourer||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|KIRBY, Stanley S.||Silverdale, Twillingate District||242 (microfilmed as 0-242)||24||Evangeline Kirby (p)||Sailor||1914||Methodist||No||No||Kirby's records filed on microfilm as 0-242; his service number is 242.|
|RODGERS, Joseph||Barnes Place, St. John's||5871||22||Bridget Rodgers (p)||Labourer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|JEWER, William||Salt Pond, Twillingate District||5398||23||Thomas Jewer (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|CHESON [CHAISSON], Julian||Cape George, St. George District||2791||26||Jane Cheson (p)||Fisherman||1916||No||No||Variant spelling of name: Chesson, Chiasson|
|HUTCHINGS, William Frederick Cyril||LeMarchant Road, St. John's||538||21||Mrs. Hutchings (p)||Law student||1914||Methodist||No||No||I.|
|ABBOTT, Bella [Bela]||Pools Island, Bonavista District||2020||20||Elizabeth Abbott (p)||Fisherman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|