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.

 

Name Community Service Number Age of Enlistmentsort descending Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
HANRAHAN, Gerald 49 Barters Hill, St. John's 4432 18 Bridget Hanrahan (p) Barber 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MARTIN, John Bulls Cove, Burin District 2743 18 George Martin (p) Clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
THOMPSON, Walter 15 Larkins Square, St. John's 138 18 William Thompson (p) Longshoreman - boiler maker 1914 Methodist No No
HALFYARD, Wallace Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 3793 18 William Halfyard (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist Yes No Tuesday, October 22, 1918
MILES, Samuel Bonavista, Bonavista District 3477 18 Mrs. Leah Miles (p) Student 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
STEVENSON, Robert Louis Ship Head, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 2622 18 Albert Stevenson (p) Sailor 1916 Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1699X. No No
SEYMOUR, Lester Botwood, Twillingate District 3708 18 Louisa Seymour (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army No No
DAY, Tobias Fortune Harbour, Green Bay, Twillingate District 4913 18 James Day (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
KIELLY, William Joseph Petty Harbour, St. John's West district 2485 18 Nora Kielly (p) Clerk 1916 Roman Catholic No No
FIFIELD, Frederick Bonavista, Bonavista District 3473 18 Charles Fifield (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Wednesday, March 27, 1918
PITTMAN, Thomas Petit Forte, Placentia-St. Marys District 3556 18 John Pittman (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HUTCHINGS, Richard Whitbourne, Trinity District 3366 18 Ambrose Hutchings (o) 1916 Yes No Saturday, March 30, 1918 File missing, Information from Service ledger.
RYAN, James Freshwater Road, St. John's 3463 18 Martin Ryan (p) Farmer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HEWITT, Stephen Allandale Road, St. John's 8497 18 Stephen Hewitt (p) Labourer 1918 Methodist No No
BRADBURY, Samuel 165 Pleasant Street, St. John's 5829 18 Henry W. Bradbury (p) Electrician 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WOODLAND, Sydney Philip Taylors Bay, Lamaline, Burin District 3035 18 Mary Mosher (o) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BRENTON, John Samuel Bulls Cove, Burin District 2932 18 Henry Brenton (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MUGFORD, Walter 17 Tessier Place, St. John's 1211 18 Carolina Mugford (p) Labourer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TILLEY, William Kelligrews, Harbour Main District 3982 18 James Tilley (p) Baker 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MOORE, James E. Grand Falls, Twillingate District 2189 18 William Moore (p) Papermaker 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, February 8, 1917
FOWLOW, Arthur Trinity, Trinity District 3730 18 Martin Fowlow (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HEARN, Bernard Tilt Cove, Twillingate District 5657 18 John Hearn (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
NOSEWORTHY, Roland Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 4497 18 Nathaniel Noseworthy (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
FRAMPTON, John Burin Bay, Burin District 4102 18 Thomas Frampton (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist Yes No Saturday, November 23, 1918
FALLON, Stephen Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 1191 18 Susie Fallon (p) Fisherman 1915 Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
HORWOOD, Ewart Gladstone 17 Prescott Street, St. John's 2671 18 Ephriah James Horwood (p) Student 1916 No No
SPARKES, Hubert Alexander Bay, Bonavista District 3580 18 Thomas Sparkes (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No Variant spelling of name - Sparks.
LUNNEN, Lloyd Twillingate, Twillingate District 3633 18 Andrew Lunnen (p) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
OAKE, Henry Change Islands, North End, Fogo District 2672 18 Josiah Oake (p) Clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Friday, August 17, 1917
NORTH, Robert Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District 2596 18 George North (p) Student 1916 Methodist Yes No Tuesday, November 20, 1917
GILLINGHAM, Maurice Glenwood, Twillingate District 3636 18 Esau Gillingham (p) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MARTIN, Peter. Flat Rock, St. John's East District 4491 18 Patrick Martin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
POWELL, Baxter Happy Adventure, Bonavista District 8074 18 Emeline Powell (o) Lumberman 1917 Methodist No No
MURLEY, George Marystown, Burin District 4356 18 Naomi Murley (nee Buckland) (p) Miner 1918 Methodist No No
SKINNER, John Matthew Harbour Breton, Fortune District 3383 18 Cornelius Skinner (p) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Also contains Attestation for short service.
HUDSON, Clement Cape St. Francis, St. John's East District 4739 18 Jane Pike (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CHALKER, Charles George St. John's 1736 18 James R. Chalker (p) Student 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CARROLL, John Lark Harbour, Bay of Islands, St. George District 2886 18 Abram Carroll (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CASE, William Salmon Cove, Bay de Verde district 4579 18 George Case (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
WINSOR, Claude Tilt Cove, Twillingate District 4112 18 Mrs. Winsor (o) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
PUSHIE, Alexander D. 93 Cabot Street, St. John's 3275 18 Nathan Pushie (p) Engineer 1916 Methodist No No
MELBOURNE, Samuel Grand Bruit, Burgeo-LaPoile District 5053 18 Robert Melbourne (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
TAYLOR, William B. Carbonear, Carbonear District 2591 18 Lemuel Taylor (p) Clerk 1916 1916 No No
BURRY, Oliver Greenspond, Bonavista District 4748 18 Zacharias Burry (p) Seaman 1918 Methodist No No
FORTUNE, Edward Jeffreys, St. George District 2535 18 Mrs. Jeremiah Fortune (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917
ALLEN, Thomas Burin, Burin District 3333 18 Alice Bugden (o) Fisherman 1916 Methodist No No Discrepancy in name: Signature is Allen; documents also use Allan.
OQUINN, James South Branch, Grand River, St. George District 3481 18 Peter O'Quinn (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No PDF See # 3418 for misfiled document
HISCOCK, William Winterton, Trinity District 4101 18 Jasper Hiscock (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CONNOLLY, Nicholas Brigus, Port de Grave District 4369 18 Jane Connelly (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MARTRET, Francis Joseph 25 Princes Street, St. John's 3208 18 Augustus Martret (p) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No