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|
|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|
|DOWNTON, Frederick T.||180 Pleasant Street, St. John's||1916||19||Mrs. Downton (p)||Pattern maker||1915||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|
|KAVANAGH, William||Flat Rock, St. John's East District||5777||20||James Kavanagh (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BELBIN, Charles Chesley||113 Cabot Street, St. John's||0-51 - 167||21||Jacob Belbin (p)||Hardware clerk||1914||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.|
|TILLEY, John||Kelligrews, Harbour Main District||2498||20||Jonathan Tilley (p)||Farmer||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|JACKMAN, William R. E.||Tilt Cove, Twillingate District||4254||23||William Jackman||Storekeeper||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Partially illegible due to fading.|
|WILLIAMS, John||47 Military Road, St. John's||0-115 - 5||24||Thomas Williams (p)||Draper||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||I|
|OAKLEY, Ronald||Greenspond, Bonavista District||4527||18||George Oakley (p)||Draftsman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|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|
|CLARK, Joseph||Tilton, Harbour Grace District||4076||19||Isaac Clark (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GARLAND, James W.||Green Point, Fortune District||6044||23||Jeremiah Garland (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MCBAY, Burchill G.||No information||600||No||No||Notice of death only. No information in service ledger.|
|HOLLOWAY, Arthur||Newport, Bonavista District||6142||25||Thomas Holloway (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BOONE, John||35 LeMarchant Road, St. John's||8233||28||Kate Boone (s)||Teamster||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CRANE, William||106 1/2 Pleasant Street, St. John's||4496||18||Stanley Crane (p)||Clerk||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BARRETT, Ernest||Bishops Cove, Harbour Grace District||4725||18||Bertram Barrett (p)||Miner||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 16|
|CHAFE, Frederick Harold||Petty Harbour, St. John's West District||3317||18||William Chafe (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BRADBURY, Hayward||Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District||4357||18||Abram Bradbury (p)||Miner||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|Leo Power||St. Kyrans, Placentia-St. Marys District||6207||22||Thomas Power (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DAWE, George||Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District||1221||18||Sarah Dawe (o)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|HANN, James J.||Lamaline, Burin District||5498||18||Milanda [Melina] Hann (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|FRIEDA, Frederick||Hopedale, Labrador||4012||23||Michael Friede (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Previously transcribed as Friede|
|PARSONS, William||Shearstown, Harbour Grace District||5231||20||William Parsons (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|TILLEY, Andrew||Old Perlican, Trinity Bay, Bay de Verde||5266||23||William Tilley (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No||Previously transcribed as Lilley.|
|PENNEY, Archibald||Humber Mouth, Bay of Islands, St. George District||3508||18||William Penney (o)||Clerk||1917||Methodist||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Penny|
|WHITE, Thomas||St. Brendans, Bonavista District||6092||19||Joseph White (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DYER, Walter||Logy Bay, St. John's East District||4616||21||Ellen Downton (p)||Farmer||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|QUICK, Cyril S.||88 Queens Road, St. John's||2329||18||William Quick (p)||Packer||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|CAVE, Absalom||Change Islands, Fogo District||4395||24||William Cave (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|STUDLEY, Walter||Jersey Harbour, Hermitage Bay, Fortune District||4193||18||John Studley (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BROWN, Frederick||Catalina, Trinity District||5340||24||Mariah Brown (p)||Sailor||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GRANDY, Wilfred||Garnish, Fortune District||5636||19||James H. Grandy (p)||School teacher||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|ELLIS, Thomas||28 Feild Street, St. John's||2288||18||Mary Ellis (p)||Grocer||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No||Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 16|
|WILLIAMS, Allan||Goulds, St.John's West District||8372||20||Thomas Williams (p)||Labourer||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SHEPPARD, William||Pools Island, Bonavista District||2012||22||George Sheppard (p)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|BAILEY, Roy||4 Temperance Street, St. John's||2210||19||Richard Bailey (p)||Teamster||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|JOY, Jeremiah||St. John's||2776||24||John Joy (p)||Seaman||1916||N/A||No||No|
|YOUNG, Andrew||Middle Brook, St. George District***||4078||19||George Young (p)||Fisherman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FOWLOW, Arthur||Trinity, Trinity District||3730||18||Martin Fowlow (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BURTON, Bennett||Durrells Arm, Twillingate District||5600||21||Thomas Burton (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|CAINES, Jacob||Pushthrough, Fortune District||6271||19||Mary Jane Caines (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CLOUTER, Frederick Augustus||Catalina, Trinity District||422||23||Garland Clouter (p)||Fisherman||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|SAUNDERS, Clarence||Fogo, Fogo District||3583||18||Lambert Saunders (o)||Baker||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No||File for William Saunders (# 3860) contains seven documents marked as service # 3860 but with name Clarence Saunders (# 3583).|