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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 Fatalitysort descending PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
DUNN, Bernard South River, Port de Grave District 5642 24 George Dunn (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KEEFE, James Marystown, Burin District 5860 18 Martin Keefe (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MCEVOY, John Francis. Curling, St. George District 3656 20 Michael Joseph McEvoy (p) Banker 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CHURCHILL, Daniel Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 1518 23 Levi Churchill (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NOONAN, Edward Mortimer 235 Southside Road, St. John's 666 24 James L. Noonan (p) Telegraph operator 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SNOW, Frederick Round Harbour, Twillingate District 5679 24 Albert Snow (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
JAMES, Roland Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 5518 20 John James (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No includes 4p. relating to Robert Claude Jeans, Naval Reserve # 5551.
MAY, William Twillingate, Twillingate District 4922 21 James May (p) Steward 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
AVERY, Oswald St. John's 1842 20 Archibald Avery (p) Labourer 1915 Methodist No No
FORD, Lewis Barr'd Island, Fogo District 5983 22 John Ford (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SYMONDS, Wilfred J. Cornwall Avenue, St. John's 4011 18 George Symonds (p) Clerk 1917 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - Simmonds.
ODEA, Leo Patrick 16 York Street, St. John's 186 19 John E. O'Dea (p) Upholsterer 1914 No No
PIKE, Thomas St. Lawrence, Burin District 3235 18 George Pike (p) Assistant government official 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BILLARD, Albert Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District 4293 19 Samuel R. Billard (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in name - signature is Billard, forms completed as Billiard
LILLIE, Ronald MacDonald St. John's 947 23 Ronald M. Lillie (p) Bank clerk 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
OSBOURNE, James S. Blaketown, Trinity District 3290 18 James Osbourne (p) Miner 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COADY, Andrew 29 Job Street, St. John's 8096 - 775 23 Mary Coady (o) Cook 1917 Roman Catholic No No Originally enlisted with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment; transferred to Newfoundland Forestry Companies 1917.
LOVEYS, James Newton 44 Gilbert Street, St. John's 359 19 Mr. Loveys (p) Draper 1914 Methodist No No
KING, Stephen 59 Cook Street, St. John's 4223 25 Mary King (p) Fireman 1917 Methodist No No
ROWSELL, Archibald H. Leading Tickles, Twillingate District 8061 24 Archibald Rowsell (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
EZEKIEL, Joseph George Gallows Cove, Harbour Main 2272 17 Thomas Ezekiel (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
WOODS, Richard J. 21 Flower Hill, St. John's 4450 22 Mrs. A. Snow (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HISCOCK, Ernest 75 Longs Hill, St. John's 4476 24 Mary A. Hiscock (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FIELD, Charles William 38 Prescott Street, St. John's 115 21 Samuel Field (p) Motor engineer 1914 Methodist No No
ALLEN, Richard Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 5916 24 Richard Allen (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DRISCOLL, Edward 53 Feild Street, St. John's 8371 31 Susan Driscoll (s) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
MURPHY, Harold 20 Buchannan Street, St. John's 4554 18 John Murphy (p) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TUCKER, Thomas Cape Onion, St. Barbe District 4187 19 Isaiah Tucker (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
PIGGOTT, Walter 9 Monroe Street, St. John's 296 25 Henry Piggott (p) Storekeeper 1914 No No
DIDHAM, Edmund Colinet, Placentia-St. Marys District 5187 23 John Didham (p) Millwright 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LEWIS, Charles Golf Avenue, St. John's 4411 18 Silas Lewis (p) Office clerk 1918 Methodist No No Discharged, underage ; number reassigned to Richard Tibbo
SENIOR, Frank Flat Island, Burin District 6000 19 Wilson Senior (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CAMPBELL, John A. Port au Port, St. George District 8092 27 Nathan Campbell (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
STACEY, Charles W. North Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District 6222 18 William Stacey (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LENCH, James R. Bonavista. Bonavista District 3862 20 Rev. Charles Lench (p) Clerk 1917 Methodist No No
BUCKINGHAM, Edward 38 John Street, St. John's 5045 19 John Buckingham (p) Marine engineer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Adolph. Normans Cove, Trinity District 6191 24 Martha White (p) Labourer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LAHEY, Edward Bell Island, St. John's East District 259 22 Richard Lahey (p) Miner 1914 Roman Catholic No No See #254 for additional misfiled documents
PRICE, John S. St. John's 1103 20 Frederick Price (p) Painter 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CRAWLEY, John T Holyrood, Harbour Main District 5765 19 Patrick Crawley (p) Pipe fitter 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BEAZLEY, Herbert Mck Mud Cove, Burin District 4025 18 John Beazley (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
BYRNE, James Topsail Road, St. John's 4444 18 Garrett Byrne (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MILLY, Frank 34 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 8114 29 Mrs. William Wheeler (o) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
POWER, Stephen John Avondale, Harbour Main District 1205 24 James Power (p) Miner 1915 No No
DIAMOND, Abijah Flowers Cove, St. Barbe District 5676 20 George Diamond (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
OAKE, William Dowell Change Islands, Fogo District 1919 18 Jessie Elizabeth Oake (p) Clerk 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917.
JONES, Frederick Moretons Harbour, Western Head, Twillingate District 3145 25 Maggie Jones (p) Fisherman 1916 Salvation Army No No
FUDGE, Freeman Belleoram, Fortune District 3538 19 John Fudge (p) Sailor 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NEWMAN, Robert Allan Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District 4245 20 Henry Newman (p) Clerk 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CLARE, Robert St. John's 210 28 John and Sarah Clare (p) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic No No Partially refilmed at beginning of reel