PLEASE USE THE FIELD BELOW TO SEARCH THE MILITARY SERVICE FILES
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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||Fatality||PoW||Date of Death||Commendations||Notes|
|SPARKS, Martin||Wesleyville, Bonavista District||5497||21||Martin Sparkes (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No||Discrepancy in spelling of name - Sparkes.|
|QUINLAN, Michael||Rossiter's Lane, St. John's||3304||31||Annie Hearn (p)||Longshoreman||1916||Roman Catholic||No||No||Identified on gravestone (Mount Carmel Cemetery) as Michael Looney Quinlan.|
|GARDNER, Edward James||British Harbour, Trinity District||1247||23||Mrs. Gardner (p)||Postal clerk||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|STUDLEY, Walter||Jersey Harbour, Hermitage Bay, Fortune District||4193||18||John Studley (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SHEPPARD, Henry||Bishops Cove, Harbour Grace District||5226||18||Henry Sheppard (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, June 8, 1918|
|BROWN, Frederick||Catalina, Trinity District||5340||24||Mariah Brown (p)||Sailor||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MARRS, Alfred||235 Water Street West, St. John's||105||27||Henry Marrs (p)||Ships joiner||1914||Presbyterian||No||No||Born in Edinburgh, Scotland.|
|PINSENT, Steward||Dildo, Trinity District||1158||25||Emma Pinsent (p)||Fisherman||1915||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916||Discrepancy in spelling of name - Stewart on family correspondence; signature is Steward|
|HARTTREE, Sidney||Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States||1827||22||Ivor Harttree (o)||Engineer||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Thursday, August 3, 1916|
|PARDY, James||Woody Island, Placentia-St. Marys District||2763||Charles Pardy (p)||1916||No||No||See also # 6152; enlisted in 1916 and recorded as deserter; re-enlisted 1918; Information from service ledger and service file # 6152|
|SHEPPARD, Henry||Catalina, Trinity District||5915||20||James Sheppard (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MILLER, Robert||Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District||5949||18||William Miller (p)||Bank clerk||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|FORD, Joseph||English Harbour, Trinity District||3432||20||Stephen Ford (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|PINSENT, Willis G.||Brighton, Twillingate District||5525||20||Samuel Pincent (p)||Fisherman||1918||Salvation Army||No||No||Variant spelling of name - Pincent|
|FOWLER, James Francis||Salmonier [Placentia- St.Mary's District?]||311||32||Mary Fowler (p)||Fisherman||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No||Attestation papers not included. Information from service ledger. Discrepancy in name: Fowlow|
|GRANT, James B.||St. John's||2179||23||John Grant (p)||Carpenter||1916||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Thursday, April 19, 1917|
|OKEEFE, William Joseph||28 Fleming Street, St. John's||521||23||Peter O'Keefe (p)||Fireman||1914||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, July 1, 1916|
|RIDOUT, Garland||Newtown, Bonavista District||1595||19||Jane Ridout (p)||Student||1915||Methodist||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917||Variant spelling of name - Rideout. See # 1895 for misfiled documents.|
|SAMMS, Reuben||Norris Point, Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District||3979||37||Phoebe Samms (s)||Fisherman||1917||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MERCER, Percy||Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace District||2374||20||John Mercer (p)||Carpenter||1916||Church of England (Anglican)||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|JOHNSON, John Joseph||45 LeMarchant Road, St. John's||135||21||Andrew Johnson (p)||Labourer||1914||Yes||No||Sunday, July 2, 1916|
|BURTON, Brendan J.||St. John's||2033||18||Patrick Burton (p)||Printer||1915||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|KING, James||Hants Harbour, Trinity District||6124||20||Philip King (p)||Steward||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|OSBOURNE, Joseph||Lewisporte, Notre Dame Bay, Twillingate District||4912||18||James Osbourne (p)||1918||Yes||No||Sunday, May 26, 1918||Variant spelling of name - Osborne File missing. Information from service ledger.|
|BARTON, B.J.||No information||0-229||1918||No||No||Attestation papers not included - Attached to Regiment as commanding officer from Yorkshire|
|SHEPPARD, William A.||Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District||8136||33||Clementine Sheppard (p)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|VOISEY, Richard Patrick||St. John's||1462||27||Richard Voisey (p)||Machinist||1915||Roman Catholic||Yes||No||Saturday, April 14, 1917|
|DAY, Walter V.||St. John's||1660||18||Ernest Day (p)||Tailor||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|GUY, Herbert||Musgrave Harbour, Fogo District||5238||20||John Guy (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|ABBOTT, James C.||Sandy Point, St. George District||8414||22||Annie Abbott (s)||Scaler||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|SMALL, William Archibald||Farmers Arm, Dildo [Run], Twillingate District||614||21||Mr. Small (p)||Clerk||1914||Methodist||No||No|
|MORGAN, Walter||Indian Pond, Harbour Main District||6150||22||Archibald Morgan (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|GOUDIE, James W.||Grand Falls, Twillingate District||714||23||Mrs. John Goudie (p)||Painter||1914||No||No|
|SQUIRES, Alfred||Chamberlains, Harbour Main District||6164||18||Robert Squires (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|BISHOP, Samuel||Kelligrews, Harbour Main District||1887||20||Emma Bishop||Farmer||1915||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|TEMPLE, Esau||Normans Cove, Trinity District||5026||24||Peter Temple (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|CHAMPION, Joseph||Botwood, Twillingate District||8422||36||Sarah Champion (s)||Lumberman||1917||Methodist||No||No|
|NORTHCOTT, Lewis||Lewisporte, Twillingate District||1451||20||George Northcott (p)||Fisherman||1915||Methodist||No||No|
|FOSS, Arthur||Tilt Cove, Twillingate District||5677||22||Sarah Foss (p)||Fisherman||1918||Methodist||No||No|
|ROWE, Arthur J.||Cape St. George, St. George District||4745||18||Henry Rowe (p)||Teamster||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|BALL, Archibald James||Northern Arm, Botwood, Twillingate District||2457||21||William Ball (p)||Lumberman||1916||Methodist||No||No|
|COLLINS, James||Brigus, Port de Grave District||5639||19||Thomas Collins (p)||Fisherman||1918||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|STAMP, Patrick D.||21 James Street, St. John's||656||28||William Stamp (p)||Stoker||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No||I|
|INGRAM, George||Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District||4271||24||John Ingram (p)||Fisherman||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|JANES, Thomas Patrick||60 McFarlane Street, St. John's||136||20||John Janes (p)||Labourer||1914||Roman Catholic||No||No|
|MCLEAN, Duncan James||Torridon, Rosshire, Scotland, United Kingdom||2892||26||Mrs. Duncan McLean (o)||Tailor||1916||Presbyterian||No||Yes||POW Date: 1917|
|KEAN, Baxter W||Brookfield, Bonavista District||0-270 - 3838||21||Job Kean (p)||Clerk||1917||Methodist||No||No||Partially refilmed at beginning of reel|
|BUGDEN, Reginald||Smith Sound, Trinity District||3417||25||Walter Bugden (p)||Carpenter||1917||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|MARTIN, James||Cartwright, Labrador||5789||28||Harry Martin (p)||Fisherman||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No|
|RODGERS, Hilton Horton Bertram D'Cardonel||Manchester, England, United Kingdom||3067||50||Mary Rodgers (s)||Musician||1918||Church of England (Anglican)||No||No||Attested for short service.|