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 descending Community Service Number Age of Enlistment Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
BYRNE, Alexander 8 Alexander Street, St. John's 667 21 Edward Byrne (p) Shoemaker 1914 Roman Catholic No No
BYRNE, Edward Joseph 8 Alexander Street, St. John's 2579 20 Ed Byrne (p) Shoemaker 1916 Roman Catholic No No
BYRNE, Francis 15 Flavin Street, St. John's 4022 19 James Byrne (p) Ships carpenter 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BYRNE, Gerald Guy 59 Flavin Street, St. John's 0-31 - 340 24 James Byrne (p) Clerk 1914 Roman Catholic No No PDF
BYRNE, James Topsail Road, St. John's 4444 18 Garrett Byrne (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BYRNE, James Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 5032 36 John Byrne (o) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BYRNE, Leo 46 Alexander Street, St. John's 3963 18 Peter Byrne (p) Mechanic 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BYRNE, Richard 16 Power St, St. John's 8101 28 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Byrne (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
CAHILL, Alphonsus St. John's 1545 19 Theresa Cahill (p) Store clerk 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CAHILL, John Bell Island, St. John's East District 2081 21 Mary Sweeney (p) Electrician 1916 Roman Catholic No No
CAHILL, John Joseph St. John's 966 32 Edward Croke (o) Fireman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes Yes Wednesday, July 5, 1916 PDF POW Date: 1916 Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel 74.
CAHILL, Martin Joseph Bell Island, St. John's East District 258 22 Mrs. Michael Sweeney (p) Mechanic 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
CAHILL, Thomas Carbonear, Carbonear District 3343 22 Margaret Cahill (o) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
CAINES, Garfield Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 3789 19 Michael Caines (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAINES, Isaac Port Saunders, St. Barbe District 1619 20 Michael Caines (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAINES, Jacob Pushthrough, Fortune District 6271 19 Mary Jane Caines (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAINES, John Great Jervais, Hermitage Bay, Fortune District 4974 19 John Caines (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, June 6, 1918
CAINES, John Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 2829 19 George Caines (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAINES, John Woody Point, St. Barbe District 8177 28 Georgiana Belle Caines (s) Lumberman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAINES, Leopold 95 Kings Road, St. John's 3973 19 Levi Caines (p) Blacksmith 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in age. Age given on Enlistment: 19; Actual age: 16
CAINES, Leslie Lamaline, Burin District 8419 20 George Caines (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAINES, Walter Port Saunders, St. Barbe District 1954 18 Michael Caines (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAINES, William Great Jervais, Fortune District 3045 19 William Caines (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Friday, September 28, 1917
CAKE, Alfred E. 76 Cabot Street, St. John's 2463 18 Mrs. Manuel Cake (p) Grocery clerk 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Wednesday, April 4, 1917 Photograph of grave-site included.
CALDER, R.L n/a 1918 No No Attached to Regiment from Honourable Artillery Company (H.A.C.); no service number; file missing; information from ledger.
CALDWELL, Edward Charles Brigus, Port de Grave District 636 19 Rev. Edward K.H. Caldwell (p) Student 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917 Includes correspondence concerning # 270 William W. Bartlett and William J. Freake.
CALDWELL, John 2 Finns Street, St. John's 151 34 Alina Caldwell (s) Labourer 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CALDWELL, William F. 183 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 4415 27 Harriett Caldwell (p) Accountant 1918 Congregationalist No No
CALLAHAN, Albert Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 4178 22 Matthew Callahan (p) Lumberman 1917 Salvation Army No No
CALLAHAN, Rodger John 90 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 344 24 Rodger Callahan (p) Accountant 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
CALLAHAN, William J. 90 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 2730 21 R. Callahan (p) Clerk 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
CALVER, Louis 162 Duckworth Street, St. John's 4246 18 John Calver (p) Book keeper 1917 Congregationalist No No
CAMPBELL, Allan Little River, St. George District 5695 25 Katherine Campbell (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAMPBELL, Daniel St. Andrews, St. George District 5857 21 John D. Campbell (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAMPBELL, Duncan Cape St. George, St. George District 4219 23 John Campbell (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CAMPBELL, John Little River, St. George District 6269 24 Catherine Campbell (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAMPBELL, John A. Port au Port, St. George District 8092 27 Nathan Campbell (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CAMPBELL, Michael Campbells Creek, Port au Port, St. George District 1818 27 Archibald McKay (o) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1918
CAMPBELL, Roland Little Bay Island, Twillingate District 8511 20 Peter Campbell (p) 1918 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
CAMPBELL, William E. 262 Hamilton Avenue, St. John's 3586 18 William Campbell (p) Bookkeeper 1917 Methodist No No
CANDOW, Herbert McDonald 109 New Gower Street, St. John's 4674 18 Walter Candow (p) Shoemaker 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CANDOW, John New Gower Street, St. John's 3246 20 David Candow (p) Lineman 1916 No No
CANDOW, William St. John's 1510 25 David Candow (p) Labourer 1915 Methodist No No
CANHAM, Arthur Robert 292 Beaumont Street, St. John's 221 42 Selina Canham (s) Valet 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF
CANNING, Ambrose Red Bay, Labrador 6242 20 Charles Canning (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CANNING, Charles Caplin Bay, Ferryland District 3466 22 Alfred Canning (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Friday, April 12, 1918
CANNING, John 56 Cochrane Street, St. John's 5391 19 John Canning (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CANNING, Permanus Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 5455 19 William Canning (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist Yes No Monday, June 24, 1918
CANNING, Wilfred Musgrave Harbour, Fogo District 3727 23 Noah Canning (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
CANTWELL, William Brigus, Port de Grave District 4555 20 William Cantwell (p) Druggist 1918 Roman Catholic No No