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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
GREEN, Edward [Luke E.] Woodford Cove, Twillingate District 4919 18 Mary King (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DEWLING, Stewart 25 Fleming Street, St. John's 20 20 Christina Hicks (p) Plumber 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
MCGRATH, James 7 Bambrick Street, St. John's 3215 20 Andrew McGrath (p) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
SLADE, Josiah Salmon Cove, Bay de Verde District 6176 20 Philip Slade (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
PENNY, Francis Avondale, Harbour Main District 3693 22 John Penny (o) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in name: Penney
IVANY, Solomon 43 Cook Street, St. John's 3105 & 8064 24 Catherine Barnes (p) Teamster 1916 Methodist No No See also service #3105; originally enlisted with the Newfoundland Regiment.
WICKS, Douglas Burnt Point, Bay de Verde District 5069 21 Josiah Wicks (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SQUIRES, Peter St. Phillips, St. John's West District 4354 18 Caleb Squires (p) Cooper 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No A letter concerning his underage status is located on Reel 239, file 4029 John Duder.
BEATON, Joseph Badger Brook, Twillingate District 8489 24 Bridget Beaton (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BUTLER, Peter Bristols Hope, Carbonear District 5008 19 Thomas Butler (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KENNY, William Petty Harbour, St. John's West district 4221 18 Richard Kenny (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
POLLARD, Pleymon Botwood, Twillingate District 1667 18 Arthur Pollard (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
SNOW, Robert Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District 2565 19 Thomas Snow (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
BARNES, Lewis Harbour Mille, Fortune District 6308 21 Charles Barnes (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
RANDELL, Thomas Little Harbour, Twillingate District 3252 24 William Randell (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HALL, Joseph Penguin Arm, Bay of Islands, St. George District 3843 19 Joseph Hall (p) Cooper 1917 Roman Catholic No No
YOUNG, Richard Le Marches Point, St. George District 5989 22 Thomas Young (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HANN, Henry Lewis Lamaline, Burin District 3295 19 George G. Hann (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PEDDLE, John Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 6163 20 James Peddle (p) Carpenter 1918 Methodist No No
WEST, William J. Wesleyville, Bonavista District 5183 18 William West (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
COEN, Arthur Winter Rennies Mill Road, St. John's 4546 19 George Coen (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DAWE, Allan Upper Gullies, Harbour Main District 3722 18 John Dawe (p) Farmer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Includes misfiled documents for # 3732 Rupert Macklin & # 3829 Everett Brown
STRONG, Herbert Clarenville, Trinity District 1662 19 Ebenezer Strong (p) Machinist 1915 Methodist No No
KEEFE, Thomas 17 William Street, St. John's 4488 19 Richard Keefe (p) Telegraph operator 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HARDING, George A. Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 8025 19 William Thomas Harding (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
RYAN, Michael Norris Arm, Twillingate District 4307 20 John Ryan (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
ADAMS, John F King's Point, Twillingate District 3894 22 Esau Adams (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
FRAMPTON, William White Rock, Smith Sound, Trinity Bay 5121 19 Kenneth Frampton (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAREW, Elias Bauline, St. John's East District 5757 23 Mary Colbourne (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
RIDEOUT, James W. Cape John, Gull Island, Twillingate District 5903 21 George Rideout (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SHEPPARD, Hilyard Sandy Point, St. George District 1681 21 Frederick Shepard (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
MEIKLEJOHN, J. R. No information 0-219 1917 No No Attestation papers not included. Transferred from Border Regiment
MARRY, Michael Salmonier, North Side, Placentia-St. Marys District 3903 20 Richard Marry (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
GORE, Eliol Pike Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 1041 19 Susie Gore (p) Steward 1915 Church of England ( Anglican ) No No
ROWE, Joseph Lewis Port au Port, St. George District 4875 22 Michael Rowe (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WALTERS, William Bay Bulls Road, Goulds, St. John's West District 8395 19 Matilda Frizzell (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
LONG, William John 71 Longs Hill, St. John's 0-140 - 48 23 William J. Long (p) Accountant 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No I
BISHOP, Frederick St. John's 1019 19 Robert Bishop (p) Farmer 1915 Methodist No No
SAMPSON, William Greenspond, Bonavista District 3167 23 Susanna Downer (o) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MCDONALD, Patrick Salmonier, Placentia-St. Marys District 1490 33 Richard McDonald (o) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
MAIDMENT, John Grand Falls, Twillingate District 3648 28 Richard Maidment (p) Papermaker 1917 Salvation Army No No Attestation papers not included. Transferred to the Newfoundland Forestry Companies.
PROCUNIER, W. E. No Information 0-235 1917 No No Commissioned to RAMC; granted temporary commission to the Newfoundland Regiment as Medical Officer for draft transport to Great Britain. May 1918 and for Repatriation Draft transport, June 1919. See # 0-240 for misfiled documents.
ROGERS, William P. 104 Freshwater Road, St. John's 8487 44 J. Curnew (o Rigger 1918 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
DOBBIN, Dennis Gaskiers, Placentia-St. Marys District 5731 19 Bernard Dobbin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WARREN, Gilbert S. Bishops Falls, Twillingate District 1649 17 Edward Warren (p) Farmer 1915 Methodist No No
MURPHY, James A. 3006 No No File missing, attestation not completed. Information from service ledger.
FOLLETT, Samuel Grand Beach, Burin District 3464 29 James Follett (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
PIERCEY, Charlie Fortune, Burin District 855 19 Samuel George Piercey Seaman 1914 Methodist No No