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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 Kinsort descending Occupation Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
BURTON, George Louis Hay Cove, Placentia-St. Marys District 2415 23 George Burton (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
BURTON, Andrew Long Island, Twillingate district 3776 19 George Burton (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 13, 1918
BURTON, Edgar Loo Cove, Bonavista District 5134 18 George Burton (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
BUTT, Ralph Heatherton, St. George District 5716 20 George Butt (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
SNOW, Joseph Henry 26A Colonial Street, St. John's 0-202 - 74 26 George C. Snow (p) Foreman tailor 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
WEBBER, Arthur Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 45678 24 George C. Webber (p) Seaman 1914 Methodist No No
WEBBER, Arthur Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 236 24 George C. Webber (p) Seaman 1914 Methodist No No PDF
CAINES, John Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 2829 19 George Caines (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CAINES, Leslie Lamaline, Burin District 8419 20 George Caines (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
CARNELL, John Ochre Pit Cove, Bay de Verde District 4627 18 George Carnell (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CASE, William Salmon Cove, Bay de Verde district 4579 18 George Case (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
CHAFFEY, Edgar David Jeffreys, St. George District 3015 18 George Chaffey (p) School teacher 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COATES, Samuel Clarkes Head, Gander Bay, Fogo District 5451 22 George Coates (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COBB, William George Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 2772 21 George Cobb (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COBB, Hector Pilleys Island, Twillingate District 4038 21 George Cobb (p) Fisherman 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COEN, Arthur Winter Rennies Mill Road, St. John's 4546 19 George Coen (p) Clerk 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COFFIN, Joseph Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 5987 24 George Coffin (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COISH, Chesley Bay de Verde, Bay de Verde District 5854 19 George Coish (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COLLINS, Joseph Flat Island, Placentia District 5919 22 George Collins (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
COX, George Middle Arm, Bay of Islands, St. George District 5715 27 George Cox (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
COOK, James Hickmans Harbour, Trinity District 2600 20 George Critch (p) Lumberman 1916 Methodist Yes No Sunday, November 4, 1917 George Critch was Cook's adoptive/foster father
GROKE, Caleb St. Chads, Bonavista District 5135 24 George Croke (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in spelling of name: Croke.
CRON, Joseph Trinity Bay 3723 26 George Cron (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No Previously transcribed as Cran
CURTIS, James Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4597 21 George Curtis (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CURTIS, James F. Noad Street, Harbour Grace, Harbour Grace District 3406 19 George Curtis (p) Clerk 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HENNEBURY, Ewen Stanley 59 Colonial Street, St. John's 19 23 George D. Hennebury Printer 1914 No No Discrepancy in name - Signature is Ewen; forms completed as Ewan
DAWE, Joseph Twillingate, Twillingate District 328 20 George Dawe (o) Sailor 1914 Methodist No No
DAWE, Christopher Cupids, Port de Grave District 4864 18 George Dawe (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist Yes No Friday, May 31, 1918
DIAMOND, Garland Change Islands, Fogo District 5419 20 George Diamond (p) Fisherman 1918 Salvation Army No No
DIAMOND, Abijah Flowers Cove, St. Barbe District 5676 20 George Diamond (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
DIAMOND, Joseph Flowers Cove, St. Barbe District 4288 18 George Diamond (p) Fisherman 1917 Methodist No No
DOBER, Michael Mobile, Ferryland District 6059 25 George Dober (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, October 12, 1918 follows service #6050 on microfilm. Died, Spanish influenza (1918). attestation papers completed as Dover, all documents are Dober; Dober is correct.
DODGE, John English Harbour East, Fortune District 6138 24 George Dodge (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DRAKE, Levi Lally Cove, Fortune District 5195 19 George Drake (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
DRISCOLL, Simeon 36 Feild Street, St. John's 8356 20 George Driscoll (p) Labourer 1917 Methodist No No
DUNN, Bernard South River, Port de Grave District 5642 24 George Dunn (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
DUNN, James Clarkes Beach, Port de Grave District 3543 21 George Dunn (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
ASH, Archibald St. Anthony, St. Barbe District 575 23 George Edward Ash (p) Electric engineer 1914 Methodist Yes No Friday, February 23, 1917 PDF
EMBERLEY, Leo Littledale, St. John's 4510 18 George Emberley (o) Coachman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
ENGLAND, Hugh S. St. George, St. George District 3858 22 George England (p) Mill man 1917 Methodist Yes No Wednesday, March 13, 1918
FAGAN, William J. Foxtrap, Harbour Main District 5763 19 George Fagan (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FOOTE, John Rencontre, Burgeo-LaPoile District 6268 19 George Foote (p) Fisherman 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
FORD, George Barr'd Islands, Fogo District 5967 20 George Ford (p) Unknown 1918 Unknown No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
FOSS, Henry Snooks Arm, Twillingate District 5664 18 George Foss (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
FOWLER, Frank Chamberlains, Harbour Main District 4455 18 George Fowler (p) Farmer 1918 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HANN, Henry Lewis Lamaline, Burin District 3295 19 George G. Hann (p) Fisherman 1916 Church of England (Anglican) No No
GAVON, Thomas Middle Arm, White Bay, St. Barbe district 5625 18 George Gavon 1918 No No File missing, Information from service ledger.
GOODWIN, Gilbert New Melbourne, Trinity District 5324 19 George Goodwin (p) Fisherman 1918 Methodist No No
GOSSE, Maxwell Spaniards Bay, Harbour Grace District 4431 18 George Gosse (p) Student 1918 Methodist No No
GOSSE, Joseph Bell Island, St. John's East District 4584 20 George Gosse (p) Miner 1918 Church of England ( Anglican ) No No