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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 Datesort ascending Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
FOWLER, Frank Chamberlains, Harbour Main District 4455 18 George Fowler (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HOWELL, Isaac Greenspond, Bonavista District 4699 24 Mrs. Job B. Howell (p) Seaman 1918 Methodist No No
FITZGERALD, Joseph Open Hall, Bonavista District 6106 20 Alice Fitzgerald (p) Miner 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MCDONALD, Stephen Cartwright, Labrador 6103 21 Thomas McDonald (p) Bookkeeper 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No See also service #6102, Charles Michelin
BUTT, Ralph Heatherton, St. George District 5716 20 George Butt (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
TUCKER, Alexander Bunyans Cove, Bonavista District 5047 19 Joseph Tucker (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
PIERCEY, Noah Winterton, Trinity District 5342 18 Ananias Piercey (p) (?) Manufacturer 1918 Methodist No No
MOSS, Frederick Southampton, England, United Kingdom 3065 44 Mrs. J. Moss (s) Musician 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Attested for short service
BRUSHETT, James Little Bay, Burin District 6032 20 Patrick Brushett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
HEAD, George Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 5985 20 Joseph Head (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KAVANAGH, James Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 5870 18 James Kavanagh (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MARTIN, Gilbert Coleys Point, Harbour Grace District 5043 21 Henry Martin (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BEECHAM, Joseph Bareneed, Port de Grave District 4629 18 Nathaniel Beecham (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MOORES, Jabez Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5798 19 William Thomas (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
FELIX, Joseph Felix Cove, St. George District 4372 24 Hamiel Felix (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
QUINTON, William Red Cliff Island, Bonavista District 5166 25 Christopher Quinton (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
KEOUGH, James Caplin Bay, Ferryland District 4770 24 James O'Connell (o) Trader 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BUTLER, Lewis Baileys Cove, Bonavista District 5889 24 William Butler (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BARRETT, Angus Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 5976 18 John Barrett (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
POTTLE, Kenneth English Harbour, Trinity District 4730 19 Adam Pottle (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HOWLETT, John Tors Cove, Ferryland District 5810 23 Patrick Howlett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
STEELE, James Musgrave Harbour, Fogo District 6341 18 Willis Steele (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
NOEL, Gaden Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 6334 21 Eleazer Noel (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TILLER, Cecil Newtown, Bonavista District 6203 23 Edgar Tiller (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
COISH, Chesley Bay de Verde, Bay de Verde District 5854 19 George Coish (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DWYER, Michael Bell Island, St. John's East District 4644 20 Joseph Dwyer (p) Pump man 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MAHAR, William 10 Codners Lane, St. John's 4717 19 Elizabeth Brien (o) Teamster 1918 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Maher
BOYLES, Robert Goulds, St. John's West District 5158 22 George Boyles (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ELLIS, George Hants Harbour, Trinity District 5225 22 Elizabeth Ellis (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
BAILEY, Herbert Flat Island, Burin District 5866 21 John Bailey (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
LILLY, John Saddle Island, Fortune District 6063 22 Charlie Lilly (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
VINCENT, John York Harbour, Bay of Islands, St. George District 5876 23 Joseph Vincent (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BURSEY, Stanley Gander Bay, Fogo District 5450 23 Richard Bursey (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in name: Bursell.
WOOLFREY, Chesley Lewisport, Twillingate District 5436 20 William Woolfrey (p) Lumberman 1918 Methodist No No
DOBER, Peter Spanish Room, Burin District 6066 23 Joseph Dober (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Friday, October 25, 1918 Also includes correspondence relating to # 5367 Charlie Fudge.
BRINSON, Jesse Carmanville, Fogo District 6278 21 Samuel Brinson (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BENMORE, William Heavy Tree Road, St. John's 4642 21 James Benmore (p) Labourer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
STACEY, Lambert Sound Island, Placentia-St. Marys District 6133 19 Albert Stacey (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
HEMION, John Botwood, Twillingate District 4331 18 Phoebe Hemion (p) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No
CHEESEMAN, Daniel Rushroon, Placentia-St. Mary's District 5862 19 Charles Cheesman (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BROWN, Albert Winterton, Trinity District 5242 21 John Brown (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BRAY, Leander Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 4786 18 Mrs. Martha Bray (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SQUIRES, William 5 Mullock Street, St. John's 4639 18 James Squires (p) Longshoreman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
RYAN, Chesley Round Harbour, Twillingate District 5690 18 Thomas Ryan (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Thursday, January 9, 1919
STONE, Daniel Wellmans Cove, Twillingate District 6296 25 John Stone (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
KING, Ananias New Bonaventure, Trinity District 5012 21 Theophilus King (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HALLETT, Thomas Musgrave Harbour, Fogo District 4780 19 Albert Hallett (p) Lumberman 1918 Salvation Army No No
WATKINS, Leander G. Botwood, Twillingate District 6304 24 Ephraim Watkins (p) Cook 1918 Methodist No No
PARSONS, William Bell Island, St. John's East District 5769 24 Thomas Parsons (p) Machinist 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SINYARD, William Hearts Content, Trinity District 5046 19 Jonathan Sinyard (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No