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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
CHAFE, George 36 Convent Square, St. John's 3236 31 Jane Chafe (s) Labourer 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 13, 1918
JESSO, Joseph Brooms Bottom, St. George District 6258 20 James Jesso (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHELAN, Michael Thomas 4 Alexander Street, St. John's 432 20 Michael Whelan (p) Waiter 1914 Roman Catholic No No
OPHERY, Joseph Port au Choix, St. Barbe District 3899 19 Allan Ophery (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HOWARD, Patrick Daniels Cove, Trinity District 5997 20 William Howard (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HALL, Patrick Joseph Port au Port, St. George District 8245 18 Alexander Hall (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
LUNDRIGAN, Allan 8 Gilmore Street, St. John's 5247 22 William Lundrigan (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SNOW, Harry 5 Plank Road, St. John's 3362 28 Margaret Snow (s) Fireman 1916 Roman Catholic No No PDF
MCARTHUR, Lockie Grand River, St. George District 5364 22 Jessie McArthur (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic 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
KELLY, Peter John St. John's 1244 22 Mary Ann Kelly (p) Carpenter 1915 Roman Catholic No No
MCDONALD, William Norris Arm, Twillingate District 8465 19 Thomas McDonald (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MARTIN, Joseph Cape Broyle, Ferryland District 5755 20 Charles Martin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MEANEY, Levi Avondale, Harbour Main District 6186 22 Edward Meaney (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Attested as Levi Meaney; some documents say Leonard Meaney
MARKS, Stanley Thomas 70 George Street, St. John's 150 25 Mrs. Marks (p) Express wagon driver 1914 Roman Catholic No No
DALY, James 182 Gower Street, St. John's 3141 18 Lawrence Daly (p) Office clerk 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Friday, October 25, 1918 Variant spelling of name - Daley
THOMS, Michael Little Bay, Twillingate District 5532 23 John Thoms (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BRIEN, Michael St. John's 1146 19 Mary Brien (p) Truckman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
BENNETT, Hector Stephenville Crossing, St. George District 910 20 Luke Ab. Bennett (p) Cook 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
RYAN, Joseph F. Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4747 24 Darius Ryan (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
VINCENT, John York Harbour, Bay of Islands, St. George District 5876 23 Joseph Vincent (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MACKEY, Joseph St. Brendans, Bonavista District 6086 22 Patrick Mackey (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DELANEY, William Albert St. George, St. George District 581 21 Joseph Delaney (p) Lumberman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
KENT, Martin Patrick Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 1270 20 James Kent (p) Paper maker 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916
CAMPBELL, John Little River, St. George District 6269 24 Catherine Campbell (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MALONEY, James Badger Brook, Twillingate District 5151 24 John Maloney (p) Fireman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LYNCH, Thomas St. John's 1355 27 Thomas Lynch (p) Cooper 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, March 14, 1918
GILLIS, George Highlands, St. George District 3680 19 Alex. H. Gillis (p) Railroading 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MARTIN, James Joseph 8 Sebastian Street, St. John's 2352 18 James Martin (p) Teamster 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 13, 1918
ROSSITER, Matthew Cape Broyle, Ferryland District 1538 19 Joseph Rossiter (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916 Also contains a letter relating to service #1016, Bertram Henry Bastow.
MCDONALD, John George Street, St. John's 3461 19 Mary McDonald (s) Carman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
THOMEY, Samuel J. Water Street, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 8376 47 Michael Thomey (o) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
COSTELLO, William Patrick St. John's 1142 28 Mrs. William P. Costello (p) Tailor 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
DAWSON, Augustus Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District 1340 20 Margaret Dawson (p) Miner 1915 Roman Catholic No No
QUIGLEY, Edward W. Bell Island, St. John's East District 4641 21 Peter Quigley (p) Blacksmith 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GAUDET, Arthur Stephenville, St. George District 5694 18 Amedee Gaudet (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
JUDGE, Joseph Pointe Verde, Placentia-St. Marys District 1039 19 Mary Judge (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
REID, James John St. John's 1067 27 Mrs. James Reid (s) Teamster 1915 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, William 14 Hunts Lane, St. John's 5447 27 William Power (p) Longshoreman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
NOFTALL, Patrick Alexander Fleur de Lys, St. Barbe District 3174 18 Michael Noftall (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 7, 1917
CONNORS, Michael Norris Arm, Twillingate District 8467 26 Peter Connors (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
ROBERTS, Francis St. John's 1005 25 Mrs. Francis Roberts (s) Grocery clerk 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, October 11, 1917
WHITTY, Gerald Joseph 336 Water Street West, St. John's 0-188 - 894 20 Mr. and Mrs. John Whitty (p) Agent 1915 Roman Catholic No No PDF
CUNNINGHAM, Edward 37 Flower Hill, St. John's 3645 29 Mary Rendell (o) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MCCARTHY, Charles Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 5741 21 Justin McCarthy (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, October 8, 1918
BRAKE, Ralph Curling, St. George District 5407 19 John Brake (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LAMBERT, John Cuckholds Cove Road, St. John's 3026 18 Richard Lambert (p) Labourer 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, August 16, 1917
CAHILL, Alphonsus St. John's 1545 19 Theresa Cahill (p) Store clerk 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CORNECT, Eugene Cape St. George, St. George District 429 21 John Cornect (p) Fisherman 1914 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Cornact
CRICKARD, William 32 Plank Road, St. John's 8220 18 Thomas Crickard (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No