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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.

 

Namesort descending Community Service Number Age of Enlistment Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
COLLINS, William Joseph 1 Flower Hill, St. John's 82 22 Jerry Collins Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, October 28, 1915
COLOUMB, David Shallops Cove, St. George District 8081 18 Frank Coloumb (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
COLTON, Cyril B Water Street West, St. John's 4402 18 Sarah Colton (p) Gas Works worker 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COLUMBUS [COLUMBE], Frank St. George, St. George District 2296 20 Francis Columbus [Columbe] (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917 Variant spelling of name: Colomb, Coulombe. Enlisted Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve # 1477X.
COLUMBUS, Fred Shallops Cove, St. George District 912 21 Frank Columbus (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, October 9, 1915
COMBDEN, George Barr'd Island, Fogo District 5982 24 Lydia Combden (o) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - Combdon.
COMBDEN, Walter Jacksons Arm, St. Barbe District 3909 28 Eliza Combden (p) Teacher 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COMBDON, Silas Jacksons Arm, St. Barbe District 8428 27 Lucy Combdon (s) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COMOR, Maurice Blackpool, England, United Kingdom 725 21 Henry Comor (p) Salesman 1914 Jewish Yes No Wednesday, December 5, 1917
COMPTON, Charles Griquet, St. Barbe District 5350 19 Elizabeth Compton (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CONNELL, Felix Bonavista, Bonavista District 3596 27 Jeremiah Connell (p) Clerk 1917 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: O'Counell.
CONNOLLY, Michael St. George, St. George District 4130 18 Thomas Connolly (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Connelly
CONNOLLY, Nicholas Brigus, Port de Grave District 4369 18 Jane Connelly (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CONNORS, Augustus Bell Island, St. John's East District 5216 20 John Connors (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CONNORS, Daniel Francis 49 Lime Street, St. John's 649 21 David Connors (p) Tinsmith 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
CONNORS, James Patrick Mundy Pond Road, St. John's 209 21 Patrick Connors (p) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
CONNORS, John 37 Wickford Street, St. John's 1278 - 3271 18 Mrs. Connors (p) / Michael Connors Labourer / Soldier 1915 Roman Catholic No No Originally enlisted as # 1278, re-enlisted 1917 as #3271. See #1278 for attestation papers.
CONNORS, John Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5783 20 Michael Connors (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CONNORS, Maurice G. Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District 3942 21 Patrick Connors (p) Paper maker 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Friday, April 12, 1918
CONNORS, Michael Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District 5826 20 Thomas Connors (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CONNORS, Michael Norris Arm, Twillingate District 5717 20 Martin Connors (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CONNORS, Michael Norris Arm, Twillingate District 8467 26 Peter Connors (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CONNORS, Patrick J Dunville, Placentia-St. Marys District 0-303 - 0-310 - 2182 21 Patrick Connors (p) Paper maker 1916 Roman Catholic No No All documents located under 0-303 on microfilm; I - Partially refilmed at beginning of reel 25
CONNORS, Thomas Joseph Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 170 27 Mrs. Connors (p) Ships officer 1914 Roman Catholic No No Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve as Lieutenant
CONRAN, Michael Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 2209 21 James Conran (p) Papermaker 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, March 3, 1917
CONRAN, Patrick Bell Island, St. John's East District 2531 19 Mrs. James Conran (p) Miner 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
CONRAN, William Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 4795 19 Michael Conran (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CONSTABLE, Arch B Norris Arm, Twillingate District 0-275 - 2109 18 Toni Constable (o) Office clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No I - Partially refilmed at beginning of reel
CONSTABLE, Thomas St. John's 8435 19 Elizabeth Constable (o) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
CONSTANTINE, Alexander Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5803 18 Edward Constantine (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CONSTANTINE, Leo Francis 38 MacFarlane Street, St. John's 3212 19 Peter Constantine (p) Carman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
CONSTANTINE, Peter Joseph 20 McFarlane Street, St. John's 563 20 Peter J. Constantine (p) Teamster 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, April 8, 1920
CONSTANTINE, Stephen 63 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 4209 21 Ellen Constantine (p) Sailor 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CONSTANTINE, Vincent 65 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 5109 19 Ellen Constantine (p) [?] Maker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CONWAY, Bernard Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District 5768 21 Daniel Conway (p) Iron worker 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
CONWAY, Philip James St. John's 1128 20 Kate Conway (p) Labourer 1915 No No
COOK, Alfred Stanley St. John's 876 24 William James Cook (p) Accountant 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917 Variant spelling of name - Cooke
COOK, Baxter Newtown, Bonavista District 5531 21 Cornelius Cook (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
COOK, Eli Port Rexton, Trinity District 2229 19 John Cook (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917
COOK, Ernest George Trinity East, Trinity District 4384 18 John Cook (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COOK, Gordon No information N/A 1918 No No Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as bugler (special)
COOK, Hector Henry White Hills, St. John's 1968 21 Henry Cook (p) Farmer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COOK, Henry William Outer Cove Road, St. John's 483 19 Mr. Cook (p) Farmer 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916
COOK, James Hickmans Harbour, Trinity District 2600 20 George Critch (p) Lumberman 1916 Methodist Yes No Sunday, November 4, 1917 George Critch was Cook's adoptive/foster father
COOK, Leander Port Rexton, Trinity District 2237 25 Rosanna (Frampton) Cook (s) School teacher 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COOK, Thomas Trinity East, Trinity District 1141 20 Mary Hannah Cooke (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Monday, December 3, 1917 PDF
COOK, William Forest Road, St. John's 553 19 Tasker Cook (p) Tailor 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Friday, April 26, 1918
COOL, Ronald Newmans Cove, Bonavista District 5887 19 Samson Cool (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
COOMBS, Archibald Upper Island Cove, Harbour Grace District 492 30 Sarah Mercer (p) Labourer 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No I