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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 ascending Commendations Notes
KITCHEN, John Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4809 24 George Kitchen (p) Surveyor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
EDWARDS, Allan St. John's 831 22 James Edwards (p) Clerk 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BYRNE, Leo 46 Alexander Street, St. John's 3963 18 Peter Byrne (p) Mechanic 1917 Roman Catholic No No
DAVIS, Frederick Valleyfield, Bonavista District 2409 21 Joseph Davis (p) Machinist 1916 Methodist No No
TIBBO, Richard St. John's 4411 17 Richard Tibbo (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No Number also assigned to Charles Lewis. I.
WILLIAMS, Martin Halls Bay, Springdale, Twillingate District 1647 23 Lucy Williams (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No No
ALLAN, Michael Joseph St. John's 1618 21 Patrick Allan (p) Tinsmith 1915 Roman Catholic No No
PARSONS, Alexander Edward Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 585 20 Edward Parsons (p) Chauffeur 1914 Presbyterian No No Discharged medically unfit 20 March 1917; Enlisted Royal Flying Corps (later Royal Air Force) 1917-1919
HERSCHELL, David Robertson Montrose, Scotland, United Kingdom 2844 30 Mary Herschell (p) Draper 1916 Presbyterian No No
GORDON, Thomas 71 Southside Road, St. John's 8457 30 Belle Gordon (s) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PERRY, Cecil Newtown, Bonavista District 4052 20 Samuel Perry (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
MUISE, Hubert South Branch, St. George District 8219 20 Peter Muise (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BANFIELD, Albert W. Bay L'Argent, Fortune District 1687 22 Samuel Banfield (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TAYLOR, Herbert 69 McFarlane Street, St. John's 7 19 Anthony Taylor (p) Printer 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ROBERTS, Justin Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 4905 21 Thomas Roberts (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BALL, Andrew F. Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District 8230 29 May Ball (s) Lumberman 1917 No No PDF Attestation papers not included.
ELLIS, Nutting F. 60 Springdale Street, St. John's 8017 21 Jessie Ellis (p) Draper 1917 Methodist No No
PAYNE, John Winterhouse Brook, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 5650 18 Elijah Payne (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WELLS, Richard. Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5774 19 Henry Wells (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
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
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
WARR, Reginald W. Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 2912 19 George Warr (p) School teacher 1916 Methodist No No
MURPHY, Matthew St. John's 2069 19 James Murphy (p) Clerk 1916 No No
KING, Ernest Little Catalina, Trinity District 5444 24 Belle King (s) Fisherman 1918 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, Harold Bonavista, Bonavista District 5198 26 Rachel Little (p) Brakeman 1918 Methodist No No
WHITE, Walter St. Brendans, Bonavista District 6088 24 Joseph White (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
EDDY, Arthur Sound Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 5947 20 Charles W. Eddy (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MAYER, Constantine 228 Water Street, St. John's 175 27 Alex Mayer (o) Photographer 1914 Methodist No No
DUNN, Sylvester Witless Bay, Ferryland District 6001 20 Earnest Dunn (o) Fisherman 1918 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 Regt. #4810 for additional misfiled documents
FILLIER, Chesley Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 2943 18 John Fillier (p) Merchant 1916 Methodist No No
LEGROW, Reuben Bauline, St. John's East District 1972 26 Ambrose LeGrow (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
TREBBLE, William 11 Knight Street, St. John's 18 26 James Trebble (p) Fireman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) 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
SHEPPARD, Albert Valleyfield, Bonavista District 4819 31 Darius Sheppard (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BUDGELL, George New Bay, Twillingate District 8423 42 John A. Budgell (o) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger
MERCER, Eli Bay Bulls Arm, Trinity District 2680 18 Robert Mercer (o) Lumbering 1916 Methodist No No
FORWARD, Colin Carbonear, Carbonear District 6105 20 James Forward (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PILGRIM, Orland Griguet, St. Barbe District 1287 18 Jessie Pilgrim (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
PEDDLE, William 3 Job Street, St. John's 8374 18 James Peddle (p) Shipwright 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CLOUTER, Thomas E. Elliston, Trinity District 5014 23 Horatio Clouter (p) Teacher 1918 Methodist No No
STRICKLAND, Josiah Petites, Burgeo-La Poile District 6306 25 William Strickland (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MARSHALL, John Hayward 22 Gilbert Street, St. John's 2432 18 Captain Samuel Marshall (p) Clerk 1916 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
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
GREEN, Hayward Hants Harbour, Trinity District 5223 22 John Green (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No