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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 PoWsort descending Date of Death Commendations Notes
REVELLOW, Adolph Mainland, St. George District 8491 48 Rachel Revellow (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Previously transcribed as Revellon.
MORGAN, Henry Seal Cove, Harbour Main District 5303 21 John Morgan (p) Miner 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
EZEKIEL, Michael J. Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 1333 21 Mr. and Mrs. Ezekiel (p) Sheet metal work 1915 Roman Catholic No No
FIELD, John 76 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 2003 19 James T. Phillips (o) Tinsmith 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916
RENDELL, George Raymond Rattling Brook, Notre Dame Bay, Twillingate District 3898 23 Job Rendell (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
MANUEL, Samuel Norman Cottrells Cove, New Bay, Twillingate District 3811 30 Jack Manuel (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
BUTT, Samuel Blackhead, Bay de Verde District 5094 19 Harry Butt (o) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
ALLEN, Thomas Burin, Burin District 3333 18 Alice Bugden (o) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No Discrepancy in name: Signature is Allen; documents also use Allan.
TREMLETT, William Colinet, Placentia-St. Marys District 3575 25 Hannah Tremblett (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PIERCEY, Herbert Bay Bulls Arm, Trinity District 1489 23 John Piercie (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No Discrepancies in name: Piercey, Peircie, Percey, Pearce; previously transcribed as Piercie.
SPRY, Herbert Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 275 21 William Parsons (o) Shoemaker 1914 No No
DILLON, Frank Mobile, Ferryland District 5743 20 Michael Dillon (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HOLMES, Archibald Seldom Come By, Fogo District 2315 20 Moses Holmes (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
TAYLOR, Segar Carbonear, Carbonear District 956 19 Francis Taylor (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
FRENCH, Arthur Brigus, Port de Grave District 4098 18 Henry French (o) Carpenter 1917 Methodist No No
CAMPBELL, Roland Little Bay Island, Twillingate District 8511 20 Peter Campbell (p) 1918 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
NICHOLAS, John Harbour Deep, St. Barbe District 4917 18 Caroline Nicholas (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HARSANT, Lawrence George 97 Bond Street, St. John's 341 23 Edward James Harsant (p) Clerk 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BROWN, Robert Gill Kings Cove, Bonavista District 1565 23 Ellen Brown (p) Steward 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHEELER, Heber 79 Long Hill, St.John's 475 26 James Wheeler (p) Teamster 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No I
UPWARD, Kenneth Harry's Island, Notre Dame Bay 5528 19 Robert Upward (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No See Service# 5523 for misfiled documents
IVANY, Ernest D. Bell Island, St. John's East District 4241 27 Silas Ivany (p) Blacksmith 1917 Methodist No No
LANNON, James Joseph No information 1001 No No File missing; ledger indicates discharged 10/4/15 as undesirable
BLUNDON, Charles Bay de Verde, Bay de Verde District 2800 20 Stephen Blundon (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MARTIN, Edwin Port Anson, Sunday Cove Island, Twillingate District 4050 20 Charles Martin (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
HUXTER, Dorman Springdale, Twillingate District 5289 19 Nathaniel Huxter (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
BEAZLEY, John Mud Cove, Burin District 3718 19 George Beazley (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
MARSHALL, Abram Little Bay, Twillingate District 8138 20 Mrs. Absalom Milley (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
MOORES, Albert Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 2219 19 John Moores (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist Yes No Friday, September 28, 1917
CONNORS, Daniel Francis 49 Lime Street, St. John's 649 21 David Connors (p) Tinsmith 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
DIAMOND, Eneas Burnt Arm, Twillingate District 5724 19 Elizabeth Diamond (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CARTER, Cyril Boyd 7 Church Hill, St. John's 0-95 H.D. Carter (p) 1915 No No Attestation papers not included.
STEVENS, Charles Bareneed, Port de Grave District 2433 18 John Samuel Stevens (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, September 5, 1918
KENDALL, Edward W. Ramea, Burgeo-LaPoile District 3110 18 William R. Kendall (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917
MURRIN, Patrick Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 4802 18 Thomas Murrin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 17
SNOW, Arthur W. Quidi Vidi, St. John's East District 3266 38 Sophie Snow (s) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BRAKE, Frank Humbermouth, Bay of Islands, St. George District 1269 22 John Brake (p) Brakesman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WICKS, Garfield Pools Island, Bonavista District 6145 22 George Wicks (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FRANKLIN, William Hodgson (W.H.) St. John's 0-27 Sarah Franklin (s) 1914 No No PDF Attestation papers not included.
RUSSELL, Samson Southern Bay, Bonavista District 3524 18 Samuel Russell (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BENOIT, Julien Cape St. George, St. George District 4224 26 Mary Jeanette (o) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No Originally enlisted with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment; transferred to Newfoundland Forestry Companies March 1918.
ROBERTS, Frederick Twillingate, Twillingate District 4472 26 Andrew Roberts (p) Travelling salesman 1918 Methodist No No
KENT, Edward Bell Island, St. John's East District 5215 24 William Kent (o) Engineer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BUTLER, Martin Bell Island, St. John's East District 4721 21 Edward Butler (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BARNES, Maxwell Topsail, Harbour Main District 1576 21 Sarah Ann Barnes (p) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
PARK, James Middle Arm, Bay of Islands, St. George 3715 21 John Park (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PORTER, James Long Pond, Manuels, Harbour Main District 5813 24 Bertha Porter (s) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WINTER, Herbert M No information 0-156 1919 No No PDF Attestation papers not included. Special assignment: musketry instructor
NEWELL, Victor Perrin Dock, Bareneed, Port de Grave District 3598 19 Nathan Newell Munition worker 1917 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, July 17, 1917
HALL, Kenneth 9 Knight Street, St. John's 4464 18 Michael Hall (p) Barber 1918 Roman Catholic No No