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 email@example.com 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|
|SNOOK, James||St. Albans, Fortune District||6228||24||Michael Snook (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|HUMBY, John||Musgravetown, Bonavista District||5001||22||William Humby (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|WHITEWAY, David||Jobs Cove, Bay de Verde District||5602||24||William Whiteway (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|QUINTON, Frederick||Southern Bay, Bonavista District||3622||18||James Quinton (p)||Lumberman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|KAVANAGH, Edward||35 York Street, St. John's||2548||20||John Kavanagh (p)||Barber||1916||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|BAILEY, Harry||Georges Brook, Trinity District||8112||20||Robert Bailey (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|PAYNE, Arthur||Gander Bay, Fogo District||2686||20||John Payne (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|KENNEDY, Leo Terrance||Norris Arm, Twillingate District||224||19||John Kennedy (p)||Lumberman - miner||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BARNES, Arthur||Topsail, Harbour Main District||4698||23||Albert Barnes (p)||Farmer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PARDY, Norman||Little Harbour, Twillingate District||927||21||Susanna Pardy (p)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|RALPH, Jonas||Flat Islands, Bonavista District||5133||18||Elizabeth Ralph (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Includes correspondence related to #5470 Josiah Ralph.|
|LACEY, Harry||Exploits, Twillingate District||3733||22||Andrew Lacey (p)||Cook||1917||Methodist||Yes||No||Thursday, March 14, 1918|
|BLAKE, James John||Flat Island, Bonavista District||4023||19||William Blake (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|LANGDON, Moses||Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District||3628||20||Henry Langdon (p)||Fisherman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|MESHER, Jonathan||Englee, St. Barbe District||5732||23||Jessie Canning (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1833X|
|SKINNER, Charles||Harbour Breton, Fortune District||6255||24||Phoebe Skinner (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|PECKFORD, Edward||Gander Bay, Fogo District||1656||18||Elizabeth Peckford (p)||Labourer||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Tuesday, August 29, 1916|
|LEHR, Henry||9 Plank Road, St. John's||8288||20||Mary Lehr (o)||1917||No||No||File missing. Information from service ledger.|
|OTOOLE, Fred Max||Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District||1064||21||Michael F. O'Toole (p)||Fisherman||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No||Includes newspaper article with photo and account of his time in the war and the sinking of the Stephano|
|SQUIRES, Charles||Manuels, Harbour Main District||8297||19||Alex Squires (p)||Labourer||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|DAVEY, Charles||Freshwater Road, St. John's||2371||20||Mrs. E. Davey (p)||Engineer||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|LYNCH, John||Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District||4706||18||Mary Noseworthy (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|DUNN, James||Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District||3543||21||George Dunn (p)||Fisherman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|STRIDE, Thomas||Conne River, Fortune District||4794||19||John Stride (o)||Lumberman||1918||No||No|
|MADORE, Reuben||Stephenville Crossing, St. George District||2566||22||Fred Madore (o)||Fisherman||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No||Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1567X|
|PATTON, John||Grand Bank, Burin District||3831||21||Julia (George) Patton (p)||Bank clerk||1917||Methodist||No||No||Variant spelling of name: Patten|
|GUNN, John||Norris Arm, Twillingate District||8469||20||Bridget Gunn (p)||Lumberman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MORGAN, William||St. John's||865||19||John Albert Morgan (p)||Plumbers apprentice||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|MURPHY, James||Portugal Cove Road, St. John's||8007||28||Mary Murphy (o)||Teamster||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|GREEN, Malcolm||Greenspond, Bonavista District||3355||22||Robert Green (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|JANES, Albert Evelyn||Hants Harbour, Trinity District||702||24||J.W. Janes (p)||Civil engineer||1914||Methodist||Yes||No||Sunday, April 14, 1918|
|RICKETTS, Thomas||Westport, White Bay, St. Barbe District||4020||23||Elizabeth Pitman (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Monday, October 14, 1918|
|LANDER, Joseph||Baileys Cove, Bonavista District||5893||20||James Lander (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|MEADUS, Allan||St. John's||1012||19||Susanna Meadus (p)||Tailor||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|HARNETT, William John||Seldom Come By, Fogo District||2981||36||Mary Harnett (p)||Fisherman||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of name - Mahoney, Maloney|
|ROBERTSON, Eric McKenzie||5 Maxse Street, St. John's||497||22||Mr. Robertson (p)||Clerk||1914||Presbyterian||No||No|
|AYERS, Samuel George||Fortune, Burin District||4007||18||Samuel Ayers (p)||Sailor||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|LEONARD, Vincent||St. Leonards, Placentia-St. Marys District||4801||20||Mary Ann Vincent (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|ROWE, Harry Mott||17 1/2 Cabot Street, St. John's||611||19||Elizabeth Rowe (p)||Office clerk||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Tuesday, November 20, 1917|
|VIVIAN, Alfred R.||Fridays Bay, Twillingate District||8269||18||Thomas W. Vivian (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|BILLIARD, Walter||Grand Bruit, Burgeo-LaPoile District||6289||20||Samuel E. Billard (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of name - signature is Billiard, forms completed as Billard|
|STARKS, Freeman||Nippers Harbour, Twillingate District||5543||24||Uriah Starks (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|BOLAND, Michael||River Head, Placentia-St. Marys District||5833||21||Edward Boland (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|SKEFFINGTON, Bemister Sydney||134 Bond Street, St. John's||59||19||George Skeffington (p)||Clerk||1914||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Sidney.|
|BURDEN, Richard||Broad Cove, Bay de Verde District||2761||24||Henry W. Burden (p)||Fisherman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|KING, George Joseph||St. John's||1153||19||Mary King (p)||Cooper||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Thursday, March 8, 1917|
|PRITCHARD, Pearce||Middle Brook, Gambo, Bonavista District||3947||19||Selenia (James) Pritchard||Lumberman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|WHITE, Jeremiah||Little Harbour East, Placentia-St. Marys'||5923||20||Reuben Peddle (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|COOPER, Alfred||Old Perlican, Trinity Bay, Bay de Verde District||5343||20||Simeon Cooper (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|SAINSBURY, Peter||Newtown, Bonavista District||5572||21||Paul Sainsbury (p)||Engineer||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|