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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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||Fatality||PoW||Date of Death||Commendations||Notes|
|DUNN, John||53 Hayward Avenue, St. John's||173||28||William Dunn (p)||Cabman||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ROUD, James||Power Street, St. John's||4559||26||Charles Roud (o)||Cabman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|LAWLOR, Jack||67 Monkstown Road, St. John's||5078||23||Thomas Lawlor (p)||Cabman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SQUIRES, James||11 Stephen Street, St. John's||1179||23||Richard Squires (p)||Cabman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|CHISLETT, Herbert||94 George Street, St. John's||4634||20||Ellen Chislett (p)||Cabman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|ROSE, Wilfred John||Golf Avenue, St. John's||217||19||John Robert Rose (p)||Candy maker||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|STRICKLAND, Eric||4 Brine Street, St. John's||5055||19||Kenneth Strickland (p)||Candy maker||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|KEEPING, Thomas||Marystown, Burin District||6182||21||Manuel King (p)||Captain||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MCGRATH, John J.||St. John's||983||19||Mrs. J. Eagan (p)||Car cleaner||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ONEILL, Roadey [Roderick]||119 Freshwater Road, St. John's||4749||21||Edward O'Neill (o)||Carman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No||Discrepancy in name: given as Roadey or Roady on all documents except on War service Gratuity form which is Roderick. Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1404X|
|MCDONALD, John||George Street, St. John's||3461||19||Mary McDonald (s)||Carman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WALSH, Frank||Pleasant Street, St. John's||4238||26||Theresa Walsh (s)||Carman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FILLIER, Maximillian William||5 Barron Street, St. John's||507||18||Emily Fillier (p)||Carman||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling: Maximillam.|
|MCDONALD, Augustus||Freshwater Road, St. John's||5800||20||James McDonald (p)||Carman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|JOY, Edward||18 Lyon Square, St. John's||502||21||Mr. Joy (p)||Carman||1914||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Monday, October 14, 1918|
|VAUGHAN, Oscar Augustus||Leslie Street, St. John's||337||23||Mr. Vaughan (o)||Carman||1914||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Wednesday, July 4, 1917|
|POWER, John M.||42 Power Avenue, St. John's||4574||36||John J. Power (p)||Carman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|Badcock, Herbert Ernest||396 Southside Road, St. John's||2855||19||Henry Badcock (p)||Carman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|CONSTANTINE, Leo Francis||38 MacFarlane Street, St. John's||3212||19||Peter Constantine (p)||Carman||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|KEATS, William||47 Goodview Street, St. John's||203||20||Mrs. Richards Keats (p)||Carman||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|SMITH, Roy Archibald||114 Pleasant Street, St. John's||379||20||William Smith (p)||Carpenter||1914||Methodist||No||No||I|
|MARTIN, John R.||Manuels, Harbour Main District||8232||50||Ella M. Martin (s)||Carpenter||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|WIGHT, Arthur||Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District||944||25||Mrs. Samuel Wight (p)||Carpenter||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Wednesday, June 28, 1916||Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel 73|
|ROWSELL, George||Pushthrough Head, Fortune District||3024||21||John Rowsell (p)||Carpenter||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BENNETT, William||Stephenville, St. George District||1071||22||Josephine Bennett (p)||Carpenter||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917||Variant spelling of name - Benoit|
|EDDY, William||North Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District||5816||25||William Eddy (p)||Carpenter||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|TRACEY, Michael||St. John's||1780||18||William Tracey (p)||Carpenter||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PEDDLE, John||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||6163||20||James Peddle (p)||Carpenter||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|MCCARTHY, Thaddeus||Newtown Road, St. John's||8027||19||Charles McCarthy (p)||Carpenter||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BURDELL, Claude||Battery Road, St. John's||330||28||Mrs. Burdell (s)||Carpenter||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RICHARDS, Albert||Bareneed, Port de Grave District||6332||25||William Richards (p)||Carpenter||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|CUMMINS, Frederick||St. John's||1349||19||Laura Cummins (p)||Carpenter||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|GALE, John||West Bay, Port au Port, St. George District||4869||20||Daniel Gale (p)||Carpenter||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PEDDLE, Richard||Millertown, Twillingate District||2637||40||William Peddle (p)||Carpenter||1916||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Tuesday, December 5, 1916|
|MERCER, Percy||Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District||2374||20||John Mercer (p)||Carpenter||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|KELLY, Peter John||St. John's||1244||22||Mary Ann Kelly (p)||Carpenter||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ELSON, Albert John||Spotted Islands, Labrador||2818||19||Albert Elson (p)||Carpenter||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|ROWE, Chesley||Hearts Content, Trinity District||989||19||William Rowe (p)||Carpenter||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BURSELL, Sydney||109 Freshwater Road, St. John's||6195||36||Lucy Bursell (s)||Carpenter||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RYALL, Thomas J.||Colonial Building, Military Road, St. John's||8020||45||Margaret Ryall (p)||Carpenter||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|WILLIAMS, Walter||4 Bond Street, St. John's||8398||21||Alice Williams (s)||Carpenter||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GILLARD, Douglas||14 Pilots Hill, St. John's||2423||24||Mary Gillard (s)||Carpenter||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|EDGECOMBE, Edward Francis||157 Casey Street, St. John's||40||23||Elizabeth Edgecombe (p)||Carpenter||1914||Methodist||Yes||No||Tuesday, August 21, 1917|
|BROWN, John W.||Mussel Harbour, Placentia-St. Marys District||2564||24||Jane Brown (p)||Carpenter||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||Yes||Tuesday, December 11, 1917||POW Date: 1917|
|PARKINSON, William||Mundy Pond Road, St. John's||8342||41||Gertrude Parkinson (s)||Carpenter||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|LANGDON, Charles||Jacksons Cove, Twillingate District||5555||30||Sarah Langdon (p)||Carpenter||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|KENNELL, Ebenezer||Western Bay, Bay de Verde District||1548||26||Jessie Kennell (p)||Carpenter||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|SIMMONDS, Kenneth||273 Hamilton Avenue, St. John's||4615||24||Levi Simmonds (p)||Carpenter||1918||Methodist||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Symonds, Simmons.|
|WEST, William Emeel||35 Angel Place, St. John's||25||21||Andrew J. West (p)||Carpenter||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|HOUSE, George||Lewisporte, Twillingate District||2554||19||Joseph House (p)||Carpenter||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Wednesday, May 22, 1918|