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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 Religion Fatalitysort descending PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
BROWN, Frederick Catalina, Trinity District 5340 24 Mariah Brown (p) Sailor 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BAKER, Gilbert George Fosters Point, Trinity District 3507 21 Mrs. Moses Seaward (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
GRANDY, Wilfred Garnish, Fortune District 5636 19 James H. Grandy (p) School teacher 1918 Methodist No No
WILLIAMS, Allan Goulds, St.John's West District 8372 20 Thomas Williams (p) Labourer 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
ENNIS, Lewis Grand Falls, Twillingate District 3616 20 John Jos. Ennis (p) Tradesman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
MADDEN, John Joseph St. John's 1557 19 Anne Madden (p) Messenger 1915 Roman Catholic No No
JOY, Jeremiah St. John's 2776 24 John Joy (p) Seaman 1916 N/A No No
YOUNG, Andrew Middle Brook, St. George District*** 4078 19 George Young (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FOWLOW, Arthur Trinity, Trinity District 3730 18 Martin Fowlow (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BURTON, Bennett Durrells Arm, Twillingate District 5600 21 Thomas Burton (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CLOUTER, Frederick Augustus Catalina, Trinity District 422 23 Garland Clouter (p) Fisherman 1914 Methodist No No
CAMPBELL, John Little River, St. George District 6269 24 Catherine Campbell (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
OTOOLE, John Conception Harbour, Harbour Main District 5827 19 Rhoady O'Toole (p) Farmer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LUFF, William Andrew Exploits, Twillingate District 1598 19 Jessie Luff (p) Lumberman 1915 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
WARREN, Herbert G. Herring Neck, Twillingate District 4765 22 Thomas Warren (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HEPGOOD, John Tacks Beach, Placentia-St. Marys District 3918 18 George Hepgood (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: Hepwood, Hapgood
WEBBER, Arthur Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 45678 24 George C. Webber (p) Seaman 1914 Methodist No No
TURNER, John Conducting officer n/a 1918 No No Attached to Regiment HQ from British Columbia Regiment; no service number; file missing; information from ledger
HOLLANDS, Henry Carbonear, Carbonear District 2239 18 Reverend Charles Hollands (p) Student 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
RICHARDS, John Edwin Bareneed, Port de Grave District 715 19 William Richards (p) Fisherman 1914 No No
MARCH, John Port au Port, St. George District 5425 18 Samuel March (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
NORTHCOTT, Archelaus Lewisporte, Twillingate District 1454 20 Henry Albert Northcott (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No Previously transcribed as Archalaus.
TIZZARD, Samuel 41 Cook Street, St. John's 8379 18 Julia Tizzard (p) 1917 No No Attestation papers not included.
BENNETT, Thomas Molliers, Burin District 4084 18 John C. Bennett (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
HOWLEY, Richard Alexander No information 0-1 1924 No No Attestation papers not included; not in service ledger; See # 0-135 - 2273 for misfiled documents; Includes documents relating to John A. McGrath, Regt. # 0-135-2273 (and Royal Dublin Fusiliers).
SEWARD, William John New Perlican, Trinity District 2688 19 Daniel Burrier (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
LOCKE, William Little Bay Island, Twillingate District 4110 21 Frank Locke (p) Clerk 1917 Methodist No No
LEDREW, Sterling Cupids, Port de Grave District 5240 22 Elizabeth LeDrew (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
MCKISSOCK, James Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom 2127 52 son (o) Musician 1916 Presbyterian No No Attested for short service
BUGDEN, Neville 21 Young Street, St. John's 4100 18 Henry Bugden (p) Butcher 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WHITE, Charles New Perlican, Trinity District 5506 21 Benjamin White (p) Longshoreman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MUISE, Moses St. George, St. George District 1429 19 Moses Muise (p) Blacksmith 1915 Roman Catholic No Yes POW Date: 1917
FARRELL, Thomas Fogo, Fogo District 6035 23 Pierce Farrell (p) Seaman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
LAWRENCE, Stephen Bay L'Argent, Fortune District 1686 21 Robert Lawrence (p) Fisherman 1915 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GULLIVER, Herbert 7 Tessier Street, St. John's 2620 23 Dina Gulliver (p) Labourer 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MARTIN, Nathaniel Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 4742 18 James Martin (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
BYRNE, Edward Joseph 8 Alexander Street, St. John's 2579 20 Ed Byrne (p) Shoemaker 1916 Roman Catholic No No
ABBOTT, Samuel Bonavista, Bonavista District 4824 26 Mrs. Alex. Abbott (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
TOBIN, George Fleur de Lys, St. Barbe District 4336 26 William Tobin (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BREEN, Joseph St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District 4347 19 Johanna Breen (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WILLS, Augustus 233 Water Street West, St. John's 4685 21 William Wills (p) Truckman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
EBSARY, William A. Southside Road, St. John's 3189 29 Editha Ebsary (p) Labourer 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
TAYLOR, Parmenas Boot Harbour, Halls Bay, Twillingate District 2526 30 Jacob Taylor (p) Shopkeeper 1916 Methodist No No
FOLEY, Martin St. Brides, Placentia-St. Marys District 3514 27 Catherine (Michael) Foley (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
CLARKE, John Dunfield, Trinity District 3642 23 Jacob Clarke (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No PDF Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 1160X; Variant spelling of name - Clarke
BRADBURY, John A Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District 3618 18 Charles Bradbury (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
PARSLEY, Patrick 4 Hunts Lane, St. John's n/a 16 Student 1917 No No Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as bugler (special)
FREAKE, Frederick Lewisporte, Twillingate District 1441 19 William Henry Freake (p) Labourer 1915 Methodist No Yes POW Date: 1917
HODDINOTT, Ludwig Indian Islands, Fogo District 1248 25 James Hoddinott (p) Fisherman 1915 Methodist No No
FARRELL, Eugene Port aux Basques, Burgeo-LaPoile District 3855 19 Elizabeth Farrell (p) Fisherman 1917 Salvation Army No No