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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 Religionsort ascending Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
FINNEY, William Broad Cove, Renews, Ferryland District 4057 19 Christina Finney (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Martin Witless Bay, Ferryland District 6012 22 Cornelius White (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
JOE, James Patrick Springdale, Twillingate District 1630 21 Thomas Joe (o) Lumberman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
HATCH, Nicholas Red Head Cove, Bay de Verde District 5850 23 Johannah Hatch (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ROBERTS, Michael Fortune Harbour, Twillingate District 4335 23 Mrs. J. Croke (o) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Edward Peters River, Placentia-St. Marys District 2325 21 Edward White (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1918
MCINNIS, Alexander O'Regans, St. George District 6279 29 Hugh McInnis (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
OLIVER, Jeremiah Gull Island, Bay de Verde District 5330 21 Andrew Oliver (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
COLLINS, Martin Battery Road, St. John's 8055 59 Mary Collins (s) Filer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
HEALEY, Leo Francis St. John's 1815 19 Hannah Healey (p) Clothes packer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
ST. CROIX, William Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's 4400 18 Edward St. Croix (p) Expressman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
TOBIN, Walter A. Roxburgh, Massachusetts, USA 1556 19 Alice Tobin Barber 1915 Roman Catholic No No
BURKE, William St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District 5366 22 Thomas Burke (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
FOWLER, John W. Renews, Ferryland District 4229 29 James Fowler (p) Railroad 1917 Roman Catholic No No
ASPELL, John Thomas St. John's 1175 19 Gerald Aspell (o) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
JOY, William Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 1376 22 William Joy (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No PDF
DALTON, William Patrick St. John's 842 18 Mrs. William Dalton (p) Clerk 1915 Roman Catholic No No
DONOHUE, William Joseph Point Verde, Placentia-St. Marys District 2992 18 John Donohue (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, May 18, 1918
DWYER, John Joseph Bell Island, St. John's East District 4648 26 James Dwyer (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, James 54 Carters Hill, St. John's 5773 21 William Murphy (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SHORTALL, Leo 141 Gower Street, St. John's 1940 18 William Shortall (p) Student 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, April 29, 1918 Photograph of grave-site included ; See also Regt. #0-78 -395 for misfiled documents
FOX, John W. Avondale, Harbour Main District 4799 20 Bridget Fox (p) Telegraph operator 1918 Roman Catholic No No
RING, Thomas J. 33 Mullock Street, St. John's 2364 19 Martin Ring (p) Labourer 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
BENNETT, William Stephenville, St. George District 1071 22 Josephine Bennett (p) Carpenter 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917 PDF Variant spelling of name - Benoit
WALSH, John Grates Cove, Bay de Verde District 5315 20 Thomas Duggan (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CORBETT, Stephen Chapels Cove, Harbour Main District 5818 24 John Corbett (p) Iron worker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CAMPBELL, Duncan Cape St. George, St. George District 4219 23 John Campbell (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
WOODS, Frank Port au Port, St. George District 6087 24 Peter Woods (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
RYAN, Augustus Mussel Point, St. Marys District 6211 22 Katie Ryan (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
SPRY, Martin 39 Casey Street, St. John's 4392 18 Edward Spry (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, Joachim Mundy Pond Road, St. John's 696 19 Joseph Murphy (p) Line maker 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, November 7, 1915
VAUGHAN, Joseph Patrick St. John's 800 19 Henry (Harry) Vaughan (p) Office clerk 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
MARTRET, Francis Joseph 25 Princes Street, St. John's 3208 18 Augustus Martret (p) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
KING, Denis Salmonier, Placentia-St. Marys District 6256 21 James King (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
STACEY, William Point May, Lamaline, Burin District 4950 18 John Stacey (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ODRISCOLL, Leo Francis Avondale, Harbour Main District 1361 18 Ellen O'Driscoll (p) News agent 1915 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, Patrick Avondale, Harbour Main District 5106 23 John Power (p) Miner 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MCGRATH, Michael 6 Convent Square, St. John's 3234 20 Emma McGrath (s) Fireman 1916 Roman Catholic No No Partially re-filmed at beginning of reel 193
CONSTANTINE, Alexander Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5803 18 Edward Constantine (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BUCKLEY, John Joseph St. John's 1315 21 James Buckley (p) Butcher 1915 Roman Catholic No No
SLANEY, Arthur A. St. Lawrence, Burin District 1285 20 Elizabeth Slaney (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
WALTERS, John Bank Head, St. George District 8415 18 Mrs. Young (o) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, Bernard Catalina, Trinity District 530 26 John Murphy (p) Engineer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
PINE, Aloysius Richard English Harbour West, Fortune District 5385 18 James Pine (p) Telegraph operator 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MCALLISTER, Joseph 53 Brazils Square, St. John's 5144 21 David McAllister (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MANSFIELD, John Bell Island, St. John's East District 8275 18 Mrs. Patrick Mansfield (p) Miner 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MORRISSEY, John Joseph 45 Parade Street, St. John's 689 20 Peter Morrissey (p) Tailor 1914 Roman Catholic No No PDF
KELLY, Henry 29 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 3263 18 Henry Kelly (p) Salesman 1916 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 PDF
GOSSE, Daniel Torbay, St. John's East District 5762 23 Thomas Gosse (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No