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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 Religionsort ascending Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
DWYER, John Joseph Bell Island, St. John's East District 4648 26 James Dwyer (p) Mechanic 1918 Roman Catholic No No
GRIFFEN, James J. Grand Falls, Twillingate District 4010 18 Sarah Griffen (p) Papermaker 1917 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Griffin.
TOBIN, John Trepassey, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4682 25 Robert Tobin (o) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
BURKE, Frank Mary 126 Military Road, St. John's 0-120 - 1553 26 Alice Burke (p) Telegraph operator 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, October 14, 1918 Partial attestation papers included. See also service #2285, William McHenry, for related documents.
MCGRATH, James 7 Bambrick Street, St. John's 3215 20 Andrew McGrath (p) Sailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
LARKIN, Michael 71 Queens Road, St. John's 2408 18 Jack Larkin (p) Tailor 1916 Roman Catholic No No
SHEA, William Pouch Cove, St. John's East District 5784 22 Ambrose Shea (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MOSS, John Grand Falls, Twillingate District 8390 49 Margaret Moss (s) Lumberman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
FITZPATRICK, Alphonsus Conche, St. Barbe District 1904 18 Bridget Fitzpatrick (o) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, January 29, 1916
BLANCHARD, Lewis St. George, St. George District 4999 22 Helen Blanchard (p) Carpenter 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PARSONS, William Bonne Bay, St. Barbe District 3917 21 Joseph Parsons (p) Blacksmith 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 13, 1918
GALLISHAW, Alonzo John. St. John's 1369 23 Anastasia Gallishaw (p) Journalist 1915 Roman Catholic No No
KEATING, Patrick Torbay, St. John's East District 3329 19 Thomas Keating (p) Banker 1916 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, December 3, 1917
NOSEWORTHY, William Long Pond, Manuels, Harbour Main District 8279 18 John Noseworthy (p) Miner 1917 Roman Catholic No No
ONEILL, Leo 63 Duckworth Street, St. John's 4211 18 Anastasia O'Neill (p) Truckman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
PENTON, Leonard Joe Batts Arm, Fogo District 3269 20 Ambrose Penton (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
WOODFORD, Frank 7 Convent Square, St. John's 364 23 Mr. Woodford (p) Machinist 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916 I
MARTIN, Stephen Torbay, St. John's East District 1942 19 William Martin (p) Blacksmith 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, July 8, 1917
SEVIOUR, James Joseph 6 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 2979 18 Martha Seviour (p) Banker 1916 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Sceviour
DARCY, William 41 New Gower Street, St. John's 4663 20 Michael Darcy (p) Accountant 1918 Roman Catholic No No Variant spelling of name - Darcey
CLEARY, Bernard Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 1359 19 Ellen (Cleary) Ezekiel (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
MULLINS, Frank Blackmarsh Road, St. John's 525 20 Patrick Mullins (p) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
WALL, Leo. Holyrood, Harbour Main District 5808 23 Martin Wall (p) Labourer 1918 Roman Catholic No No
CLARE, Lawrence Edward 332 Water Street, St. John's 343 21 John Clare (p) Painter 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916
COSTELLO, Edward Harbour Main, Harbour Main District 4561 21 Sarah (Peter) Costello (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, Nicholas J. Argentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 4008 20 John Power (p) Sulphate worker 1917 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, September 29, 1918
LANNON, Michael Francis South East Placentia, Placentia-St. Mary's District 967 21 Mrs. James Lannon (p) Labourer 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
CROTTY, Stanley F. Battery Road, St. John's 459 19 Mr. Crotty (p) Engineer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
FOLEY, Michael Fortune, Burin District 4061 20 Pierce Foley (p) Fisherman 1917 Roman Catholic No No
KNIGHT, James Michael St. John's 1112 19 Ellen Knight (p) Clerk 1915 Roman Catholic No No
KELLY, Edward Wickford Street, St. John's 4072 18 Michael Kelly (p) Sailor 1917 Roman Catholic No No
VINNICOMBE, John Joseph 35 Cook Street, St. John's 8010 32 Mary Ellen Fowler (o) Labourer 1917 Roman Catholic No No
BRODNICK, Edward 7 Stephens Street, St. John's 1951 19 Edward Brodnick Sr. (p) Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
MURPHY, Thomas 85 Longs Hill, St. John's 3492 18 Thomas Murphy (p) Student 1917 Roman Catholic No No
DONNELLY, John 112 1/2 Military Road, St. John's 5074 26 John Donnelly (p) Tailor 1918 Roman Catholic No No
MADDIGAN, Richard Joseph St. John's 826 19 Richard Maddigan (p) Office clerk 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
KILFOY, Leo Joseph Little Bay, Burin District 1713 19 Luke Kilfoy Fisherman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
NEVILLE, William John 39 Young Street, St. John's 376 20 Mr. Neville (p) Shoemaker 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
RYAN, Dominic Salmonier, Placentia-St. Marys District 6212 24 John Ryan (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
WALSH, Stanley John St. John's - New York, USA 1102 18 Margaret Walsh (p) Presser 1915 Roman Catholic No No
REVELLOW, Adolph Mainland, St. George District 8491 48 Rachel Revellow (p) Lumberman 1918 Roman Catholic No No Previously transcribed as Revellon.
ODRISCOLL, Albert. Tors Cove, Ferryland District 551 25 Sarah O'Driscoll (p) Fisherman 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
POWER, James Matthew Witless Bay, Ferryland District 1150 19 Martin Power (o) Coachman 1915 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
DOBBIN, Charles Holyrood, Harbour Main District 2539 18 Denis Dobbin (p) Fisherman 1916 Roman Catholic No No
POWER, James Thornton St. John's 1169 20 Thomas Power (p) Cabman 1915 Roman Catholic No No
GLEESON, Richard Topsail, Harbour Main District 1250 19 John Gleeson (p) Miner 1915 Roman Catholic No No
DOBBIN, Dennis Gaskiers, Placentia-St. Marys District 5731 19 Bernard Dobbin (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
PICCO, Francis Rushoon, Placentia-St. Marys District 5863 24 Charlotte Mary Picco (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic Yes No Wednesday, October 23, 1918
TREMBLETT, William Colinet, Placentia-St. Marys District 6196 21 Marcella Tremblett (p) Fisherman 1918 Roman Catholic No No
STOYLES, Patrick J. Lance Cove, Bell Island, St. John's East District 5219 21 Michael Stoyles (p) Clerk 1918 Roman Catholic No No