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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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|
|WALSH, Frank||Pleasant Street, St. John's||4238||26||Theresa Walsh (s)||Carman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MULLINS, Frank||Blackmarsh Road, St. John's||525||20||Patrick Mullins (p)||Labourer||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PROWSE, John Lee||St. John's||1246||19||Kathleen Prowse (p)||Teamster||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|KING, Albert||Bay de l'Eau, Placentia-St. Mary's District||6155||20||Wilson King (p)||Sailor||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BARRETT, Roland||Blaketown, Trinity District||3480||22||Mary Barrett (p)||Railroading||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GREELEY, Thomas||Tilton, Harbour Grace District||4798||22||Edward Greeley (p)||Miner||1918||No||No|
|WISEMAN, William F.||St. John's||1628||17||James Wiseman (p)||Labourer||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DAWE, Robert||Rattling Brook, Twillingate District||3630||24||Jonathan Dawe (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|HEALEY, Edward||345 Water Street, St. John's||4028||18||Philip Healey (p)||Munition worker||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GILLINGHAM, Harold||Golf Avenue, St. John's||5028||27||William Gillingham (p)||Carpenter||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|MURPHY, Philip Charles||122 Water Street West, St. John's||3111||18||Lewis Murphy (p)||Wheelwright||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PELLEY, Frank H.||Somerset, Smith Sound, Trinity District||2955||24||James Pelley (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|HOGAN, Alden Joseph||St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District||237||19||Dr. William Hogan (p)||1914||No||No|
|FOX, William||Grand Bank, Burin District||5797||19||William Fox (p)||Seaman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|COLBOURNE, Arthur Frederick||Bishops Falls, Twillingate District||444||23||E.B. Colbourne (p)||Blacksmith||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|REES, George Wilfred||22 Mullock Street, St. John's||388||19||Mary Jane Rees (p)||Printer||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Contains part of the file of Eaneas Rees, service # 25881, of the Canadian Expeditionary Force.|
|CAVE, Henry John||Fox Head, Change Islands, Fogo District||4394||22||William Cave (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|HUSSEY, James Harwood||Bonavista Cove, Bonavista District||1267||18||Eliza Hussey (p)||Lumberman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|
|HILL, Harris||55 Merrymeeting Road, St. John's||8262||27||Thomas Hill (p)||Cooper||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BAIRD, John||Cuddihy Street, St. John's||5029||20||Michael Baird (p)||Chauffeur||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SNOW, Garland||Norris Arm, Twillingate District||4058||19||Abraham Snow (p)||Trapper||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|WHITE, George||Grand Bank, Burin district||8145||25||Mrs. Amelia H. White (s)||1917||No||No||File missing. Information from service ledger.|
|COX, Sydney||48 George Street, St. John's||2492||21||Mrs. Sydney Cox (s)||Longshoreman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SYMONDS, Joseph||St. John's||1108||25||Susie Symonds (p)||Cabman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|FORSEY, Bernard||235 Water Street, St. John's||0-215 - 12||19||Mr. Forsey (p)||Engineer||1914||No||No||Four documents duplicated from #0-214 William McHenry are on the reel labelled as Bernard Forsey. Labels were placed by LAC at time of microfilming.|
|HARVEY, Gerald Cockburn||Kings Bridge Road, St. John's||0-33 - 333||28||A.J. Harvey (p)||Merchant||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Also contains documents relating to service # 0-94 Stanley Robertson and # 0-194 Guy W. Harvey. Attached to Royal Flying Corps 1916-1917.|
|CALLAHAN, Albert||Pilleys Island, Twillingate District||4178||22||Matthew Callahan (p)||Lumberman||1917||Salvation Army||No||No|
|VICKERS, Joseph||Witless Bay, Ferryland District||6018||20||William Vickers (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DRISCOLL, William||52 Kings Road, St. John's||3368||27||Mrs. William Butt (o)||Clothing cutter||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|MCDONALD, William||Bank Head, St. George District||5986||24||Dinier Farrell (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SKEFFINGTON, John||Glovertown, Bonavista District||5172||22||Adam Skeffington (p)||Labourer||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|WAY, Garfield||Newtown, Bonavista District||3153||24||Robert Way (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|RICE, Arthur||Cape Broyle, Ferryland District||5279||19||Patrick Rice (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ALLEN, Richard||11 Cookstown Road, St. John's||8140||18||Thomas G. Allen (p)||Chauffeur||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MIFFLEN, James||Bonavista, Bonavista District||0-186 - 419||23||Mrs. Arthur Miles (p)||Trader||1914||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Mifflin|
|SMART, Christopher||Lethbridge, Bonavista District||4788||19||Thomas Smart (p)||Lumberman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PIERPOINT, Alfred H.||3 Devon Row, St. John's||3757||25||Alfred Ephraim Pierpoint (p)||Dry goods clerk||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|ANTHONY, John Robert||Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District||2207||26||Sadie Anthony (s) and Caleb Anthony (p)||Miner||1916||No||No||Discrepancy in wife's name, listed as Daisy on attestation papers|
|TURNER, Donald Morison||321 Southside Road, St. John's||2848||18||G. E. Turner (p)||Analyst||1916||Presbyterian||No||No|
|THISTLE, Frederick||20 Charlton Street, St. John's||8283||19||Levi Thistle (p)||Teamster||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|BENNETT, John||Cape St. George, St. George District||6101||19||Annie Bennett (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|REID, Arthur||Barr'd Island, Fogo District||5978||24||William Reid (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|SERRICK, Claude||Cupids, Port de Grave District||4434||18||Alexander Serrick (p)||Student||1918||Methodist||No||No||Signature is Claude; forms completed as Claud.|
|SULLIVAN, William||Kings Cove, Bonavista District||2311||23||Thomas Sullivan (p)||Clerk||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|KEHOE, John||Flat Rock, St. John's East District||5776||20||John Kehoe (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BRYDON, David||Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom||2124||30||Mrs. Brydon (s)||Musician||1916||Methodist||No||No||Attested for short service.|
|GOODYEAR, Reginald||Cat Harbour [Lumsden], Fogo District||3446||21||Walter Goodyear (o)||Fisherman||1917||No||No|
|PIKE, Alfred E.||Springdale, Twillingate District||8188||24||Annie Pike (s)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|KNIGHT, Francis H.||34 Circular Road, St. John's||0-76 - 287||20||Herbert E. Knight (p)||Clerk||1914||No||No|
|HALFYARD, Wallace.||129 Cabot Street, St. John's||1986||18||John Halfyard (p)||Student||1915||Methodist||No||No|