PLEASE USE THE FIELD BELOW TO SEARCH THE MILITARY SERVICE FILES

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 ascending Community Service Number Age of Enlistment Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
VAUGHAN, Oscar Augustus Leslie Street, St. John's 337 23 Mr. Vaughan (o) Carman 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Wednesday, July 4, 1917
VAUGHAN, Joseph Patrick St. John's 800 19 Henry (Harry) Vaughan (p) Office clerk 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
VAUGHAN, Herbert Augustine Leslie Street, St. John's 2742 20 Henry (Harry) Vaughan (p) Clerk 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
VAUGHAN, Francis Joseph Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's 481 31 Henry (Harry) Vaughan (p) Tanner 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, May 22, 1921
VATERS, John H. Victoria, Carbonear District 2047 18 Joseph Vaters (p) School teacher 1915 Methodist No No
VATERS, John Edgar Victoria, Carbonear District 973 22 Japhet Vaters (p) Railroad worker 1915 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917 Partially re-filmed at the beginning of reel 74
VATER, James Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 2064 21 James Vater (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No
VATCHER, Sandy W. Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5071 21 Elizabeth Vatcher (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
VATCHER, John British Harbour, Trinity District 5194 20 William Vatcher (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
VATCHER, Albert Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 2827 18 John Vatcher (p) Clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
VASEY, Harvey 34 Kings Road, St. John's 3574 21 Henry J. Vasey (p) Clerk 1917 Methodist No No One document microfilmed as #2574
VARDY, Reuben Hickmans Harbour, Trinity District 3527 19 John Vardy (p) Occupation: Storekeeper 1917 Methodist No No
VARDY, James Hickmans Harbour, Trinity District 939 21 Mrs. John Vardy (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No No
VALLIS, Stanley Ramea, Burgeo-LaPoile District 3114 18 Richard Vallis (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
VAIL, Michael St. John's 155 21 John Vail (p) Policeman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
VAIL, Herman 25 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 5282 21 George Vail (p) Railroad section man 1918 Methodist Yes No Friday, December 20, 1918
VAIL, Charlie Lower Island Cove, Bay de Verde District 5095 20 William Vail (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
URQUHART, James No information 0-196 1917 No No Attestation papers not included. No information in service ledger. Variant spelling of name - Urquart
UPWARDS / UPWARD, Warrick Pearce Harry's Harbour, Green Bay 2777 19 Arthur Upwards (o) Lumberman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917 Discrepancy in name: Attestation papers state Upwards; elsewhere as Upward; Listed as Upward in CWGC; Variant spelling of name - Percie and Pierce
UPWARD, William Harry's Harbour, Notre Dame Bay, St. Barbe District 3222 22 John Thomas Upward (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No See also service #2283
UPWARD, Robert Harry's Harbour, Green Bay, Twillingate district 1195 24 Leander Upward (o) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
UPWARD, Kenneth Harry's Island, Notre Dame Bay 5528 19 Robert Upward (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No See Service# 5523 for misfiled documents
UPSHALL, Christopher Little Harbour East, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5920 20 Edwin Upshall (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
UPSHALL, Charles C. Harbour Buffett, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5938 19 Nelson Upshall (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
UNDERHAY, William James. Hearts Content, Trinity District 2283 18 Mrs. Philemon Underhay (p) Clerk 1916 No No Also contains documents relating to service #3222
UDLE, Frederick 87 Gower Street, St. John's 3023 39 Mildred Udle (o) Clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
UDLE, Albert / Robert 57 Monkstown Road, St. John's 1990 22 James Udle (o) Expressman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in name: Albert written on attestation paper; signature is R. Udle; documents completed as both Albert and Robert; grave marker and census records are Robert
TWYNE, Abraham J. Hauling Point, St. Barbe District 3259 23 James Twyne (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, March 28, 1918
TWINER, Herbert Bishops Falls, Twillingate District 2030 18 Herbert Twiner (p) Mechanic 1915 Methodist Yes Yes Monday, January 7, 1918 POW Date: 1917
TURNER, Simon Kings Cove, Bonavista District 5358 24 Martha [Curtis] (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TURNER, Raymond 128 Bond Street, St. John's 4463 18 Captain Joseph Turner (p) Engineer 1918 Roman Catholic No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 18; Actual age: 17
TURNER, John Conducting officer n/a 1918 No No Attached to Regiment HQ from British Columbia Regiment; no service number; file missing; information from ledger
TURNER, James Topsail Road, St. John's 5250 18 Thomas Turner (p) Operator 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TURNER, Horatio Lower Island Cove, Bay de Verde District 5103 20 Charles Turner (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
TURNER, Frank C. New Branches, Southside Road, St. John's 2653 19 G.E. Turner (p) Engineering 1916 Methodist No No
TURNER, Ernest Happy Adventure, Bonavista District 4737 19 James Turner (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TURNER, Donald Morison 321 Southside Road, St. John's 2848 18 G. E. Turner (p) Analyst 1916 Presbyterian No No
TULK, Stanley Gordon St. George, St. George District 268 18 Benjamin Tulk (p) Farmer 1914 Methodist No No
TULK, Ralph Wellon St. George, St. George District 234 20 Benjamin Tulk (p) Fox rancher 1914 Methodist No No
TULK, Ralph Ladle Cove, Fogo District 4207 18 Gabriel Tulk (p) Lumberman 1917 Methodist Yes No Monday, October 14, 1918 See # 4007 for misfiled document
TULK, Hubert Ladle Cove, Fogo District 1590 Mary Anne Tulk (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
TULK, Dorman Carmanville, Fogo District 4013 21 Abraham Tulk (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
TULK, Augustus St. John's 1603 23 Mary Tulk (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
TUFFIN, William B. Herring Neck, Twillingate District 3196 21 John Tuffin (p) Dry goods clerk 1916 Methodist No No
TUFF, Raymond Templeman, Bonavista District 5864 21 Charles Tuff (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
TUFF, John Templeman, Bonavista District 5867 20 William Tuff (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
TUFF, James Roy 51 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 23 20 Edward Tuff (p) Plumber 1914 Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 28, 1917 I.
TUFF, Jabez Templeman, Bonavista District 2606 23 William Tuff (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist Yes No Sunday, November 19, 1916 Variant spelling of name: Javez
TUFF, George Beverley 58 Gower Street, St. John's 2 33 George Tuff (p) Commercial traveller 1914 Presbyterian No No
TUFF, Frank P. St. John's 1694 18 Edmund Tuff (p) Clerk 1915 Methodist Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916