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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 Communitysort ascending Service Number Age of Enlistment Next of Kin Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
WAKELY, Henry Cleverly St. John's 948 19 Thomas Wakely (p) Clerk 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, December 11, 1919 Partially refilmed at beginning of reel 73. Died 11 December, 1919, paralysis
QUIGLEY, Michael Joseph St. John's 861 27 Mrs. Captain Turner (o) Machinist 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
HEALEY, Leo Francis St. John's 1815 19 Hannah Healey (p) Clothes packer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
NOSEWORTHY, Henry Charles St. John's 981 19 Harriet Noseworthy (p) Cooper 1915 Methodist No No
STEVENSON, Joseph St. John's 1802 25 Sarah Stevenson (s) Labourer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SMALLWOOD, Frederick William St. John's 1637 23 Fred Smallwood (p) Shoemaker 1915 Methodist No No
HAYES, Patrick Joseph St. John's 1239 18 John Hayes (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
LEMEE, Michael Joseph Francis St. John's 911 20 Francis Lemee (p) Engineer 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CAREW, John Joseph St. John's 1028 22 Elizabeth Carew (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
TIBBO, Richard St. John's 4411 17 Richard Tibbo (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No Number also assigned to Charles Lewis. I.
HICKEY, John Joseph St. John's 586 22 Patrick Hickey (p) Teamster 1914 Roman Catholic No No See service # 113 for Hickey's misfiled attestation papers
MCDONALD, Walter G. St. John's 1678 21 Henry McDonald (p) Labourer 1915 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917
BISHOP, Frederick St. John's 1019 19 Robert Bishop (p) Farmer 1915 Methodist No No
PEARCE, Vernon Malcolm St. John's 832 19 George Pearce (p) Long shoreman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HISCOCK, Ronald St. John's 3491 18 Sarah Hiscock (s) Expressman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GOODRIDGE, Herbert St. John's 0-154 1914 No No Attestation papers not included
DALTON, William Francis St. John's 1079 27 Bridget Dalton (p) Fireman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
BUTLER, Harry St. John's 1897 19 Stephen Butler (p) Shipwright 1915 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
SMITH, Walter John St. John's 478 30 John Smith (p) Woodsman 1914 Methodist No No
LEE, William St. John's 1882 19 Fanny Lee (p) Baker 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CHALKER, Charles George St. John's 1736 18 James R. Chalker (p) Student 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FARRELL, Samuel St. Jacques, Fortune District 1761 23 Mrs. Farrell (p) Carpenter 1915 Roman Catholic No No
SKINNER, Edgar St. Jacques, Fortune District 2929 18 John Skinner (p) Student 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No Yes POW Date: 1917
BURKE, Albert J. St. Jacques, Fortune District 5344 24 Catherine Burke (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BURKE, Anthony St. Jacques, Fortune District 5392 22 Thomas Burke (p) Steel worker 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CUTLER, Howard Frank St. George, St. George District 899 19 Edward Cutler (p) Mail clerk 1915 Methodist No No
COLUMBUS [COLUMBE], Frank St. George, St. George District 2296 20 Francis Columbus [Columbe] (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917 Variant spelling of name: Colomb, Coulombe. Enlisted Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve # 1477X.
TULK, Ralph Wellon St. George, St. George District 234 20 Benjamin Tulk (p) Fox rancher 1914 Methodist No No
TULK, Stanley Gordon St. George, St. George District 268 18 Benjamin Tulk (p) Farmer 1914 Methodist No No
CASHIN, Edward St. George, St. George District 4995 20 Francis Cashin (p) Electrician 1918 Roman Catholic No No
VINCENT, Arthur J. St. George, St. George District 6210 20 William Vincent (p) Telegraph operator 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DUHART, Joseph St. George, St. George District 8366 18 Mary Duhart (o) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MORRIS, Ernest Ledrew St. George, St. George District 4352 21 William Morris (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger. Found unfit for service.
BUTT, Joseph St. George, St. George District 4740 23 Samuel Butt (p) Sawmiller 1918 Methodist No No
BUTLER, Ignatius Joseph St. George, St. George District 1442 19 Mary C. Butler (p) Clerk 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
BENNETT, Michael W. St. George, St. George District 4367 19 Peter H. Bennett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CONNELLY, Michael St. George, St. George District 4130 18 Thomas Connelly (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Connolly
MCDONALD, Ralph St. George, St. George District 1431 19 William Sheppard (p) Furrier 1915 Roman Catholic No No
TIPPLE, Austin Gerald St. George, St. George District 583 20 Edward Tipple (p) Telegraph operator 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No Previously transcribed as Austen; transcribed on Descriptive Report on Enlistment: Arthur
PRASUYON, Wallace St. George, St. George District 8076 21 John Prasuyon (p) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
DELANEY, William Albert St. George, St. George District 581 21 Joseph Delaney (p) Lumberman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
BLANCHARD, Lewis St. George, St. George District 4999 22 Helen Blanchard (p) Carpenter 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BENOIT, Austin St. George, St. George District 1327 20 Lizzie Benoit (p) Brakeman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
SULLIVAN, John Martin St. George, St. George District 1433 19 Mary Hickey Sullivan (p) Motor man 1915 Roman Catholic No No
BUTT, Samuel H. St. George, St. George District 3033 34 Susan Butt (p) Engineer 1916 Methodist No No
MUISE, Moses St. George, St. George District 1429 19 Moses Muise (p) Blacksmith 1915 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
BENNETT, Charles St. George, St. George District 4143 20 James Bennett (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, October 3, 1918 Variant spelling of name - Bennet
ENGLAND, Hugh S. St. George, St. George District 3858 22 George England (p) Mill man 1917 Methodist Yes No Wednesday, March 13, 1918
CASHIN, John Simon St. George, St. George District 233 24 Catherine Bennet (o) Fisherman 1914 Roman Catholic No No
WHITE, Alfred St. George, St. George Distric 1657 26 Tassin [Tassian] White (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic No No