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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
IVANY, Alex Willis Britannia Cove, Trinity District 3777 22 William Ivany (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No See Regt. # 3777 for misfiled document
GOSSE, Ronald Chapel Arm, Trinity District 5245 22 Mary Gosse (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England ( Anglican ) No No
WHITE, Walter St. Brendans, Bonavista District 6088 24 Joseph White (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MAYER, Constantine 228 Water Street, St. John's 175 27 Alex Mayer (o) Photographer 1914 Methodist No No
ANTLE, William E. 33 Water Street, St. John's 1947 18 Sarah Antle (p) Boiler maker 1915 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
FENNEMORE, William St. Anthony, St. Barbe District 4581 21 Benjamin Fennemore (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
SMITH, Walter Tilt Cove, Twillingate District 5670 21 Elias Smith (p) Miner 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PARDY, Austin Table Bay, Labrador 3229 25 Andrew Pardy (p) Fisherman and trapper 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917 Photograph of wife included.
BARRY, William Jean de Bay, Burin District 6036 20 Richard Barry (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
CRANE, Eldred 87 Southside Road, St. John's 2678 26 Mrs. John Crane (p) Cooper 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DODGE, Frederick Flemming, Fortune Bay, Fortune district 5360 20 Edward Dodge (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MERCER, Eli Bay Bulls Arm, Trinity District 2680 18 Robert Mercer (o) Lumbering 1916 Methodist No No
WALSH, Patrick Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 5793 19 Patrick Walsh (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
JOY, Walter Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 3137 18 William Joy (p) Miner 1916 Roman Catholic No No
PILGRIM, Orland Griguet, St. Barbe District 1287 18 Jessie Pilgrim (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
CAREW, Aiden Bauline, St. John's East District 5764 22 Mary Colbourne (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ODRISCOLL, James William Tors Cove, Ferryland District 996 26 Joseph O'Driscoll (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CLOUTER, Thomas E. Elliston, Trinity District 5014 23 Horatio Clouter (p) Teacher 1918 Methodist No No
ADAMS, Alexander Arnolds Cove, Placentia-St. Mary's District 1989 22 Emily Adams (p) Plumber 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
STRICKLAND, Josiah Petites, Burgeo-La Poile District 6306 25 William Strickland (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
GLADNEY, William J. Fort Townshend, St. John's 2597 18 John Gladney (p) Letter carrier 1916 No No
FITZPATRICK, J. n/a 1917 No No Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as drummer (special).
BURT, Alpheus Bunyans Cove, Bonavista District 6004 19 John Burt (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MUGFORD, Harvey Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 6333 18 Emily Mugford (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
TURNER, Simon Kings Cove, Bonavista District 5358 24 Martha [Curtis] (p) Fisherman 1918 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
GIBBONS, Daniel Lumsden North, Fogo District 6089 18 Stephen Gibbons (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HUTCHINGS, Albert Charles Brook, Twillingate District 5719 23 Joseph Hutchings (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MAHER, Leo Joseph Argentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 3661 18 John Maher (p) Papermaker 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FORAN, Thomas Grand Falls, Twillingate District 5006 36 Patrick Foran (p) Iron worker 1918 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
TORRAVILLE, Sidney Fogo, Fogo District 8273 22 Thomas Torraville (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
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
LANE, Samuel Hare Bay, Bonavista District 5271 20 Joseph Lane (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
SKEANS, Frank St. John's 2267 19 Robert Skeans (p) Trimmer 1916 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
BUDGELL, Hayward Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 4037 21 William Budgell (p) Lumber surveyor 1917 Methodist No No
PRESTON, Stanley Pools Island, Bonavista District 2576 26 Samuel Preston (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
POLLETT, George New Harbour, Trinity District 8024 23 Thomas Pollett (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HUTCHINGS, William Frederick Cyril LeMarchant Road, St. John's 538 21 Mrs. Hutchings (p) Law student 1914 Methodist No No I.
MARTIN, Peter. Flat Rock, St. John's East District 4491 18 Patrick Martin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TOBIN, John Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4682 25 Robert Tobin (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WILLS, Harry 8 Exploits Lane, Grand Falls, Twillingate District 2454 21 Fred William Wills (p) Machinist 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917
STEVENSON, Robert Louis Ship Head, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 2622 18 Albert Stevenson (p) Sailor 1916 Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1699X. No No
HEWLETT, Arlando John Roberts Arm, Twillingate District 3522 18 Israel Hewlett (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army No No
SMALL, Fred Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 4035 19 Reuben Small (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No