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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 Religionsort ascending Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
POWER, William Joseph St. John's 965 20 Mr. Power (p) Office Clerk 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, April 23, 1917 Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel 74.
HICKEY, Robert St. John's 1309 21 Katherine Hickey (p) Painter 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, April 15, 1917
FURLONG, Stephen J. Grand Falls, Twillingate District 8031 24 Matthew Furlong (p) Teamster and lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FARRELL, Patrick Joseph Ferryland, Ferryland District 3044 18 Patrick Joseph Farrell Sr. (p) School teacher 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, October 2, 1917 Photograph of grave-site included.
MULLETT, Victor 22 Pennywell Road, St. John's 8174 19 Rosanna Mullett (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HIBBS, William 53 Cabot Street, St. John's 8424 42 Annie Hibbs (s) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CUNNINGHAM, John 9 Job Street, St. John's 4060 18 John Cunningham (p) Teamster 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FLEMING, Edward 186 Water Street, St. John's 6267 19 Mary Fleming (p) Steward 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WOODS, Peter Clam Bank Cove, St. George District 4338 20 Peter Woods (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ARMSTRONG, Patrick Witless Bay, Ferryland District 5746 19 Thomas Armstrong (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BENNETT, Manuel Joseph Flat Bay, St. George District 1785 18 George Bennett (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No PDF
CAREW, Victor Cape Broyle, Ferryland District 1560 21 Esther Carew (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, November 20, 1917
COADY, Daniel Outer Cove, C. [Conception?] Bay [district unknown] 4628 22 Catherine Coady (p) Blacksmith 1918 Roman Catholic No No
JACKMAN, Arthur Joseph 33 Angel Place, St. John's 533 22 Frank Jackman (p) Cooper 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
COLLINS, Patrick Bay of Islands, St. George District 3714 18 Francis Collins (o) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HICKEY, Patrick Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 3826 18 Patrick Hickey (p) Miner 1917 Roman Catholic No No
DOODY, James David Crowdy Street, Carbonear, Carbonear District 2651 23 Mrs. David Doody (p) Seaman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, February 4, 1918 Originally enlisted with Royal Naval Reserve 1624X
LAWLOR, Richard Joseph Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 929 22 Thomas Lawlor (o) Coachman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
DOBBIN, Joseph Wabana, Bell Island, St. John's East District 2538 19 David Dobbin (p) Miner 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Friday, October 18, 1918
CHAFE, Lawrence Petty Harbour, St. John's West District 5370 20 Mary (Jeffrey) Chafe (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHELAN, Patrick Chapels Cove, Harbour Main District 3428 18 Philip Whelan (p) Engine driver 1917 Roman Catholic No No See Regt. # 0-74 Goodyear for misfiled documents.
MCGRATH, Ronald B. Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 2712 19 Mrs. John Thomey (o) Train despatcher 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, August 13, 1917
BEATON, William Badger Brook, Twillingate District 8248 36 Bridget Beaton (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HOWLETT, John Petty Harbour, St. John's West Districts 4222 18 Bridget Howlett (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No Attestation forms are completed as Jack Howlett.
LEONARD, James British Harbour, Trinity District 2865 25 Thomas Leonard (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
EZEKIEL, John J. St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District 1751 22 Paul Ezekiel (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No Some items re-filmed, see beginning of reel 117.
MYLER, Alexander Joseph 13 Adelaide Street, St. John's 650 22 William J. Myler (p) Barber 1914 Roman Catholic No No I
PENNY, Peter L. Avondale, Harbour Main District 4220 19 William Penny (p) Paper maker 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FIFIELD, William Merrymeeting Road, St. John's 3974 19 Alfred Fifield (p) Presser 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BLIDE - BLYDE, Philip H. St. John's 1650 18 John Blide (p) Harness maker 1915 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in spelling of name - Blyde; see Regt. # 280 Michael John Blyde (brother).
HICKEY, James Joseph 56 Barters Hill, St. John's 113 23 William Hickey (p) Painter 1914 Roman Catholic No No
MEANEY, Thomas Joseph Riverhead, St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District 1709 23 Thomas Meaney (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No PDF
REDMOND, Richard Sylvester Avondale, Harbour Main District 1329 20 Elizabeth Redmond (p) Paper maker 1915 Roman Catholic No No Previously transcribed as Redman.
BURTON, Brendan J. St. John's 2033 18 Patrick Burton (p) Printer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
FELIX, Ernest Flat Bay, St. George District 8217 35 Jessie Felix (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HEARN, Michael 119 Signal Hill Road, St. John's 5015 22 William LeGrow (p) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MOAKLER, John St. John's 1766 21 Jonas Moakler (p) Accountant 1915 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917 Includes information on POW status related to #1509 Mackay; #2214 Hudson; #3670 Cheater; and #2464 Mutford.
DUNPHY, Patrick 25 Burkes Square, St. John's 4447 18 Martin Dunphy (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 17
CRIMP, Harry 10 McDougall Street, St. John's 5040 23 Bride Crimp (o) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLLINS, Leo James 16 Balsam Street, St. John's 2952 18 James Collins (p) Expressman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, September 16, 1917
MURPHY, Edward Patrick Catalina, Trinity District 1252 32 Mr. Murphy (p) Clerk 1915 Roman Catholic No No
KEOUGH, Andrew Plate Cove, Bonavista District 6170 22 Patrick Keough (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ELLIS, John Joseph 359 Southside Road, St. John's 443 21 John Joseph Ellis (p) Stonemason 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
REARDON, Stanley Mundy Pond Road, St. John's 8505 22 Robert Reardon (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WALSH, William Thomas St. John's 1104 19 John Walsh (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CALLAHAN, Rodger John 90 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 344 24 Rodger Callahan (p) Accountant 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
POWER, Alphonsus J. St. Marys Bay, Placentia-St. Marys District 4577 21 Theresa Power (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DUBOURDIEU, John F. Port au Port, St. George District 2563 20 Augustin Du Bordieu (p) Customs tidewaiter 1916 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in spelling of name - DuBondieu, DuBordieu.
MARTIN, John Joseph 55 Plymouth Road, St. John's 3607 23 John Martin (p) Clerk 1917 Roman Catholic No No
TRACEY, Michael St. John's 1780 18 William Tracey (p) Carpenter 1915 Roman Catholic No No