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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
WARFORD, Stanley Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 4330 21 Selenia Warford (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
ELLIS, George Hants Harbour, Trinity District 5225 22 Elizabeth Ellis (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
PILLEY, Archibald Badger Brook, Twillingate District 4931 18 James Pilley (p) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No
BUCKLEY, James Botwood, Twillingate District 4274 24 John Buckley (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army Yes No Friday, October 25, 1918
GREENHAM, Allen Comfort Cove, Twillingate District 4205 18 William Greenham (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
PORTER, Walter Horwood, Fogo District 4870 19 Phoebe Porter (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
ROBERTS, John Burlington, Twillingate District 4042 18 Jane Roberts (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army Yes No Friday, August 30, 1918
HILLIER, Leo Point au Gaul, Lamaline, Burin District 3170 29 George Hillier (p) Fisherman 1916 Salvation Army No No
PELLEY, Jabez Rattling Brook, Twillingate District 8459 46 Daisy Pelly (o) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
JONES, Heber Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 2639 21 Mrs. Abel Jones (p) Fisherman 1916 Salvation Army No No
HODDINOTT, Frederick Salt Pond, Lewisporte, Twillingate District 5399 19 Henry Hoddinott (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
RICE, Lesley Point Leamington, Twillingate District 3180 23 John Rice (p) Fisherman 1916 Salvation Army No No
PEDDLE, David Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District 2194 23 Mrs. John Smith (p) Lumberman 1916 Salvation Army No No
WHITE, James Normans Cove, Trinity District 8117 18 Moses White (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
LEWIS, John Thomas Holyrood, Harbour Main District 2746 19 Margaret Fewer (p) Pulp maker 1916 Roman Catholic - Salvation Army Yes No Friday, April 12, 1918 Discrepancy in religion
GOOBIE, Clarence Elliotts Cove, Trinity District 2575 22 John Goobie (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic - Methodist No No Discrepancy in religion
RYAN, Bernard 195 New Gower Street, St. John's 123 19 Charles Ryan (p) Sailor 1914 Roman Catholic - Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917 Discrepancy in religion
WALSH, Francis A. 13 Howe Place, St. John's 1959 21 Mary Walsh (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic - Church of England No No Discrepancy in religion
MOLLOY, John St. Lawrence, Burin District 2339 25 Joseph Molloy (p) Seaman 1916 Roman Catholic - Church of England No No Discrepancy in religion
PEDDLE, William 3 Job Street, St. John's 8374 18 James Peddle (p) Shipwright 1917 Roman Catholic No No
DOOLEY, John Joseph 23 1/2 Maxse Street, St. John's 474 22 Frederick Dooley (p) Presser 1914 Roman Catholic No No
MYERS, Edward St. John's 4810 22 Helen Myers (o) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No Contains documents relating to service #4793, Leo McFarlane
LAKE, Frederick A. 20 Pleasant Street, St. John's 2532 18 Henry Lake (p) Rope maker 1916 Roman Catholic No No
HICKEY, John Joseph Wabana, Bell Island, St. John's East District 252 20 Elizabeth Hickey (p) Machinist 1914 Roman Catholic No No
FOLEY, Martin St. Brides, Placentia-St. Marys District 3514 27 Catherine (Michael) Foley (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, Leo Charles. 77 Prescott Street, St. John's 0-35 - 1384 25 Mrs. Josephine Murphy (p) 1915 Roman Catholic No No Attestation papers not included. Essay “Arras!” located in file of Regt. # 0-168 seems to have been written by Murphy.
WILLIAMS, Thomas Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District 5822 19 William Williams (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
RYAN, John Thomas Presque, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5925 25 James Ryan (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLLINS, Martin Bertram Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 913 19 Mrs. Michael Joseph Collins (p) Steward 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917
CHUCK, George Petrograde, Russia 2497 22 Miner 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
HUDSON, Peter Joseph St. John's 1689 19 James Hudson (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, July 4, 1916
SINNOTT, Sylvester 27 Mullock Street, St. John's 2089 24 Sarah Hefforn (p) 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
WALSH, Stanley John St. John's - New York, USA 1102 18 Margaret Walsh (p) Presser 1915 Roman Catholic No No
FITZGERALD, Sylvester St. John's 1555 24 Elizabeth Fitzgerald (p) Seaman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
DESROCHES, Daniel Alexander 5 Livingstone Street, St. John's 518 19 Mrs. James Boggan (p) Printer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
ROBERTS, Joseph Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 3378 25 Michael Roberts (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
ODRISCOLL, Leo Francis Avondale, Harbour Main District 1361 18 Ellen O'Driscoll (p) News agent 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CRAWLEY, Michael Chapels Cove, Harbour Main District 5820 19 Edward Crawley (p) Fishing 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CROTTY, Stanley F. Battery Road, St. John's 459 19 Mr. Crotty (p) Engineer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
SWEENEY, Patrick 39 Gower Street, St. John's 703 22 Anthony Sweeney (p) Machinist 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, February 27, 1917
MURPHY, Edward Joseph Mundy Pond Road, St. John's 112 22 Matthew Murphy (p) Mail clerk 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
CULLETON, William St. John's 999 19 John Culleton (p) Baker 1915 Roman Catholic No No
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.
SHEA, John Bar Haven, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5941 22 Patrick Shea (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLLIER, John St. Albans, Fortune District 6224 21 Mary Collier (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CONWAY, John Thomas St. Brides, Placentia-St. Marys District 3513 29 Bridget (James) Conway (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: Counway
ST. CROIX, Nicholas Point La Haye, Placentia-St. Marys District 4716 22 John St. Croix (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BESON, Patrick Fogo, Fogo District 2232 29 James Beson (p) Metal worker 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
DILLON, Matthew Little Bay, Twillingate District 5535 23 Mary Dillon (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GOSSE, Daniel Torbay, St. John's East District 5762 23 Thomas Gosse (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No