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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 Religion Fatalitysort descending PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
ABBOTT, Fred Doting Cove, Fogo District 5206 19 Charles J. Abbott (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BRENSON, Sylvester North Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District 745 22 Hedley Brenson (o) Fisherman 1914 Methodist No No
WILSON, William Patrick 51 Carters Hill, St. John's 2731 19 Andrew Wilson (p) Clerk 1916 Roman Catholic No No
GARDINER, John 35 Lime Street, St. John's 144 28 Katherine Gardiner (s) Fireman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
FENNELL, Louis M. St. Brendans, Bonavista District 1985 19 Thomas Fennell (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
REID, Levi Ireland Bight, Hare Bay, St. Barbe District 1873 32 George Reid(p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FOLEY, Clarence Whitbourne, Trinity District 2007 25 Mary Foley (p) Brakeman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
NEWTON, James Bell Island, St. John's East District 3585 28 Ellen Newton (p) Mining 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HARRIS, Samuel Gander Bay South, Fogo District 2676 21 George Harris (o) Mill hand 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NORMORE, Elijah Sunday Cove Island, Twillingate District 3638 33 Darius Normore (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
GREENSLADE, Samuel Long Pond, Harbour Main District 3289 19 Richard Greenslade (p) Teacher 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
WALSH, John Aloysius St. John's 693 19 Stan G. Walsh Druggist 1914 Roman Catholic No No
STONE, Frederick William Wellmans Cove, Little Bay Islands, Twillingate District 2495 18 John Thomas Stone (p) Labourer 1916 Methodist No No
BARTLETT, John Trinity, Trinity District 4522 21 George Bartlett (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CHANNING, Hubert 60 New Gower Street, St. John's 4753 22 Lewis Channing (p) Salesman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LEVER, William Thomas Hearts Content, Trinity District 888 24 William Lever (p) Salesman 1915 Methodist No No
COLLINS, Samuel Mill Brook, Gambo, Bonavista District 2505 18 John Collins (p) Lumberman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DAY, Elthun Arthur Port Rexton, Trinity District 2878 18 Joseph John Day (p) Bank clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LYONS, James Vincent Avondale, Harbour Main District 1226 19 Margaret Lyons (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
MCGRATH, George Branch, Placentia-St. Marys District 3619 21 Patrick McGrath (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HUNT, Kenneth Wesleyville, Bonavista District 8159 23 James Hunt (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
PENNEY, William Bunyans Cove, Bonavista District 4923 26 Rebecca Penney (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Variant spelling of name - Penny
SPENCE, Thomas Whitbourne, Trinity District 5927 19 Mary Bird (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
QUINLIN, Arthur Birchy Bay, Twillingate District 5975 19 Samuel Quinlin (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No Discrepancy in name: Quinlan, Quinlon, Quinton, Quintan
TAYLOR, Charles Augustus St. John's 990 19 Jennie Taylor Tailor 1915 Methodist No No
WALL, John 27 Military Road, St. John's 4303 27 Thomas Wall (p) Woodworker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BAKER, John Hodges Cove, Trinity District 4715 21 Hannah Baker (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
KENDALL, Edwin Ramea, Burgeo-LaPoile District 3115 18 George Kendall (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NOSEWORTHY, Samuel Long Pond, Manuels, Harbour Main District 8277 21 Robert Noseworthy (p) Miner 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PITTMAN, Thomas Merasheen, Placentia-St. Marys District 5522 23 Philip Pittman (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MADDICK, John Withycombe 20 Barters Hill, St. John's 628 21 Mrs. William Campbell Station agent 1914 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - Maddock.
BLAKE, Levi Fogo, Fogo District 2590 19 John Blake (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
ODRISCOLL, Lawrence Tors Cove, Ferryland District 6084 23 Joseph O'Driscoll (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PECKHAM, Harry Reginald Haynes St. John's 909 24 George Peckham (p) Clerk 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SIMMONS, William Green's Harbour, Trinity Bay, Trinity district 8205 21 Charles Simmons (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger. Married 1918; contact changed to spouse but new information not given.
CANDOW, John New Gower Street, St. John's 3246 20 David Candow (p) Lineman 1916 No No
HISCOCK, William James New Perlican, Trinity District 6263 19 Emma Hiscock (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GEORGE, Ernest New Harbour, Trinity District 3966 18 Thomas George (p) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COOPER, John Burgoynes Cove, Trinity District 4142 19 William Cooper (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
HANN, Albert Leslie Grand Falls, Twillingate District 2116 23 Isaac Hann (p) Core maker, paper mills 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BOONE, Lewis B. Seldom Come By, Fogo District 2019 17 Samuel Boone (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
HUSSEY, Levi Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 0-284 - 3913 18 John Hussey (p) School teacher 1917 Methodist No No Partially refilmed at beginning of reel.
GOOBIE, Herbert 23 Adelaide Street, St. John's 8437 25 Elsie Goobie 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
GOUDIE, Jordan Port Anson, Sunday Cove Island, Twillingate District 4048 20 Joseph Goudie (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
MAY, Ernest Bell Island, St. John's East District 1206 19 Jessie May (p) Miner 1915 Methodist No No
KEATS, Hubert John 47 Goodview Street, St. John's 613 23 Richard Keats (p) Upholsterer 1914 Unknown No No
GOUDY / GOUDIE, Ernest Port Anson, Sunday Cove Island, Twillingate District 2511 24 Joseph Goudy (p) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No PDF Discrepancy in spelling of name - Goudy or Goudie.
SQUIRES, Arthur Wing Point, Gander Bay, Fogo District 5445 21 John Squires (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HOLLETT, Allan Lower Small Point, Bay de Verde District 1706 23 Samuel Hollett (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
EDGECOMBE, George Ochre Pit Cove, Bay de Verde District 5333 21 Walter Edgecombe (o) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No