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|
|STEED, Samuel||Little Catalina, Trinity District||4217||19||Thomas Steed (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|STAGG, Edmund||Little Catalina, Trinity District||5339||24||Thomas Stagg (p)||Sailor||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|SPOONER, John||30 Monroe Street, St. John's||0-99 - 498||22||Thomas Spooner (p)||Engineer||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|SPARKES, Wesley||Alexander Bay, Bonavista District||4140||20||Thomas Sparkes (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||Yes||No||Monday, October 14, 1918||Estate correspondence is in name of Edward W. Sparkes.|
|SPARKES, Hubert||Alexander Bay, Bonavista District||3580||18||Thomas Sparkes (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Sparks.|
|SOMERTON, Solomon||Portugal Cove, St. John's East District||8161||27||Thomas Somerton (p)||Donkey man||1917||CE||No||No|
|SNOW, Robert||Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District||2565||19||Thomas Snow (p)||Fisherman||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SNELGROVE, Frank||Battery Road, St. John's||405||20||Thomas Snelgrove (p)||Fisherman||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|SMITH, Gordon||Baine Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District||4389||19||Thomas Smith (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SMITH, Patrick J.||Grand Falls, Twillingate District||4852||23||Thomas Smith (p)||Paper maker||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SMITH, Howard||Dildo, Trinity District||1665||18||Thomas Smith (of John) (p)||Lumberman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, June 3, 1916|
|SMART, Christopher||Lethbridge, Bonavista District||4788||19||Thomas Smart (p)||Lumberman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|SKINNER, John J.||Little Bay, Fortune District||6270||23||Thomas Skinner (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SKEANES, Edward||Kilbride, St. John's West District||3277||28||Thomas Skeanes (p)||Shoe maker||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No||Was transferred to Newfoundland Forestry Companies 1917.|
|SIMMS, Harold||Fogo, Fogo District||3911||26||Thomas Simms (p)||Teacher||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SIMMS, Henry||Pilleys Island, Twillingate District||4045||20||Thomas Simms (p)||Fisherman||1917||Salvation Army||Yes||No||Friday, October 25, 1918|
|SHAVE, Raymond Purchase||Burin, Burin District||5588||18||Thomas Shave (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|SEXTON, Edward||Tilting, Twillingate District||3013||22||Thomas Sexton (p)||Fisherman||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SEWARD, Edward||Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District||1908||19||Thomas Seward (p)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, August 12, 1916|
|SELLARS, Albert||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||4729||19||Thomas Sellars (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RYAN, Chesley||Round Harbour, Twillingate District||5690||18||Thomas Ryan (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Thursday, January 9, 1919|
|ROSS, Charles Augustus||Harvey Street, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||3248||19||Thomas Ross (p)||Clerk||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|ROBERTS, Henry B.||Brigus, Port de Grave District||5821||25||Thomas Roberts (p)||Farmer||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|ROBERTS, Justin||Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District||4905||21||Thomas Roberts (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ROBERTS, Thomas||Epworth, Burin District||3875||18||Thomas Roberts (p||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||Yes||No||Friday, October 25, 1918|
|RICHARDSON, Frank||68 Bannerman Street, St. John's||66||19||Thomas Richardson (p)||Labourer||1914||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Thursday, August 16, 1917|
|REID, James||Codroy, St. George District||5835||18||Thomas Reid (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|REES, Edgar||Bell Island, St. John's East District||4163||20||Thomas Rees (p)||Miner||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Monday, October 21, 1918|
|VOISEY, Richard Herbert||3 York Street, St. John's||152||21||Thomas R. Voisey (p)||Hardware clerk||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PUDDISTER, Thomas||Bay Bulls, Ferryland District||4388||20||Thomas Puddister (p)||School teacher||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|POWER, James Thornton||St. John's||1169||20||Thomas Power (p)||Cabman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|Leo Power||St. Kyrans, Placentia-St. Marys District||6207||22||Thomas Power (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|POOLE, Max||Fortune, Burin District||4006||19||Thomas Poole (p)||Sailor||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|POLLETT, George||New Harbour, Trinity District||8024||23||Thomas Pollett (p)||Lumberman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PITTMAN, Manuel||Conne, Fortune District||1731||28||Thomas Pittman (p)||Fisherman||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917 POW account mentions POW Charlie Snow, service #2616; Discrepancy in community referenced in file: Pittman was from Conne, Belle Bay; mail was misdirected to Conne River, Bay d'Espoir|
|PIKE, Hayward Ebenezer||24 Gilbert Street, St. John's||2823||18||Thomas Pike (p)||Labourer||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|PIKE, John (Jack)||70 Cabot Street, St. John's||5087||20||Thomas Pike (p)||Labourer||1918||Salvation Army||No||No|
|PEYTON, Herbert Munden||Botwood, Twillingate District||4160||18||Thomas Peyton (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|PETTEN, Horatio||Kelligrews, Harbour Main District||4580||20||Thomas Petten (p)||Farmer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PENNY, Michael||42 Powers Avenue, St. John's||0-50 - 3278||21||Thomas Penny (p)||Draper||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No||Discrepancy in name: signature is Penny, documents are Penney|
|PENNY, Benjamin||Salmonier, Placentia-St. Marys District||6173||21||Thomas Penny (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PENNEY, Clement||St. Anthony, St. Barbe District||4286||18||Thomas Penney (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No||Discrepancy in surname: signatures are Penny; documents are Penney: Given name incorrectly recorded as Colin on several documents and previously transcribed as Colin; correct name is Clement.|
|PEACH, Samuel||Salmon Cove, Harbour Main District||6169||21||Thomas Peach (p)||Miner||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|PAYNE, Frank||Rose Blanche, Burgeo-LaPoile District||5801||23||Thomas Payne (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PARSONS, William||Bell Island, St. John's East District||5769||24||Thomas Parsons (p)||Machinist||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PARSONS, Edward||Freshwater, Bell Island, St. John's East District||5772||20||Thomas Parsons (p)||Miner||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|OWENS, William||Norris Arm, Twillingate District||4059||19||Thomas Owens (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|OLIVER, Philip||29 Feild Street, St. John's||3500||18||Thomas Oliver (p)||Labourer||1917||Roman Catholic||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|
|OAKLEY, Vincent||Rencontre, Fortune District||5562||19||Thomas Oakley (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|OROURKE, John G.||Birch Hills, Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District||1975||23||Thomas O'Rourke (p)||Labourer||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|