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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 Occupationsort descending Active Date Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
MATHIAS, T.G. No information 0-245 1918 No No PDF Attestation papers not included. Attached from Welsh Regiment
COOK, Gordon No information N/A 1918 No No Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as bugler (special)
REEVES, William No information 0-230 1915 No No PDF Attestation papers not included. No information in service ledger. Attached to Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) Ambulance Company.
MEAD, William Seal Cove, Hermitage Bay, Fortune district 8254 29 John Mead 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
CROWE, Henry S. Grand Falls, Twillingate District 0-25 1917 No No Attestation papers not included.
THOMSON, James Elliot Sudbury, Water Street West, St. John's 0-201 - 61 22 Charles R. Thomson (p) 1914 Yes No Saturday, March 3, 1917 Discrepancy in spelling of name - Thompson; signature is Thomson
OAKLEY, Walter H. Port Blandford, Bonavista District 8095 24 Samuel R. Oakley (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
WALSH, Michael J. No information 8306 20 Michael Walsh (p) 1917 No No Information from service ledger. Demobilized in St. John's.
EDGAR, Charles Legallais 36 Freshwater Road, St. John's 0-203 - 199 24 Joseph H. Edgar (p) 1914 Yes No Monday, February 26, 1917 Photograph of gravesite included.
SEAWARD, John Cupids, Port de Grave District 8290 17 Frederick Seaward (o) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
BARNES, Alfred Burgoynes Cove, Trinity district 8213 20 William Barnes 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
RENDELL, Frederick George A. 73 Military Road, St. John's 0-32 Mrs. F.J.W. Rendell (p) 1915 No No Attestation papers not included.
GREELEY, George Portugal Cove, St. John's East District 1573 25 Martha Greeley (p) 1915 Methodist No No
SULLIVAN, Thomas F.J. King's Bridge Road, St. John's 8125 53 John Sullivan (o) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
SUMMERS, Michael Francis 330 Water Street, St. John's 0-158 Michael J. Summers (p) 1914 Yes No Sunday, July 16, 1916 Attestation papers not included - Photograph of grave-site included.
HOGAN, Gerald Northern Bay, Conception Bay, Harbour Grace district 8111 21 Mrs. Nellie Howell (o) 1917 Yes No Friday, August 16, 1918 File missing. Information from service ledger.
HOGAN, Alden Joseph St. Marys, Placentia-St. Marys District 237 19 Dr. William Hogan (p) 1914 No No
SQUAREY, Arthur Channel, Burgeo-LaPoile District 3841 40 R.T. Squarey (p) 1917 Church of England (Anglican) No No Attestation papers not included. Transferred to Newfoundland Forestry Companies July 1917.
COLE, Samuel 30 Codner Street, St. John's 0-63 - 465 26 Mrs. Cole (p) 1914 Yes No Tuesday, October 9, 1917 I
MEANEY, Frank Brigus, Port de Grave district 8038 19 John Meaney (o) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
BARRETT, John A. Twillingate, Twillingate district 8028 43 William H. Barrett (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
RALEY, Arthur St. John's - 29 Campbell Road, Bedford, England, United Kingdom 0-149 Mrs. Raley (p) 1916 No No PDF I - Attestation papers not included.
ONEIL, Patrick Joseph 1917 0-67 No No Attestation papers not included; not in service ledger. Granted temporary commission.
MCGILLVARY, Thomas 124 Barnes Road, St. John's n/a Bertha McGillvary (s) 1915 No No Attestation papers not included - No service number, listed as musketry instructor (special).
REID, Howard V. [Vincent] St. John's 0-241 19 1919 No No Attestation papers not included. Not in service ledger. Provisional appointment to Newfoundland Regiment; Royal Flying Corps, 1915
KING, Frederick S. Bauline, St. John's East District 3457 16 Isaac King (p) 1917 No No Attestation papers not included. Information from service ledger; Underage and medically unfit.
PIPPY, Wilfred J. Springdale Street, St. John's 0-48 Mrs. W. J. Pippy (s) 1914 No No Attestation papers not included
NEWHOOK, Leander 3129 No No Attestation not completed. File missing. Information from service ledger.
GALE, Neil West Bay, Port au Port, St. George District 8295 18 Elinor Gale (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
MURPHY, James A. 3006 No No File missing, attestation not completed. Information from service ledger.
SULEY, William N. A. Southern Harbour, Conception Bay 1616 22 Mary Bess Suley (p) 1915 Roman Catholic No No
CAREW, William St. John's 1339 20 Elizabeth Carew (p) 1915 No No See also #1337 for additional misfiled documents.
DULEY, Cyril Chancey 51 Rennies Mill Road, St. John's 0-39 - 872 24 Thomas James Duley (p) 1914 No No PDF See Regt. # 654 for misfiled document
FORSEY, John Gambo, Bonavista District 4433 18 Thomas Forsey (p) 1918 No No
RENDELL, Herbert Anchorage, Duckworth Street, St, John's 0-93 Dr. H. Rendell (p) 1914 Yes No Sunday, September 29, 1918 PDF
BROWN, William Little Harbour, Twillingate District 2183 25 Mrs. Eliza Keefe (o) 1916 Yes No Wednesday, May 9, 1917 File missing. Information from service ledger.
WARFORD, Azariah South West Arm, Point Leamington, Twillingate District 8077 22 William R. Warford (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
JUPP, Henry Clifford Oliver Oldfields Farm, Pulborough, Sussex, United Kingdom 0-206 - 157 24 Mr. [William] Jupp (p) 1914 No No Includes only partial attestation papers ; Also referred to as Clifford Henry ; Brother of Leonard John Jupp, # 162
READ, Charles Woody Point, St. Barbe District 8251 18 Charles Read (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
TAYLOR, Ronald 152 Casey Street, St. John's 8499 18 Hubert Taylor (p) 1918 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
BROWN, William Burin Bay, Burin District 4170 19 James W. Brown 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
SNOW, Joseph H. Norris Arm, Gander Bay 5766 20 John Snow 1918 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.
HARRIS, Lloyd Moretons Harbour, Twillingate District 4427 18 Reverend William Harris (p) 1918 Methodist No No
TOBIN, Larry 17 Casey Street, St. John's 4558 18 John Tobin (p) 1918 Roman Catholic No No
NOBLE, Albert John No information 0-26 1917 No No Civilian appointment as honourary Lieutenant, liaison with the Newfoundland Forestry Companies. No attestation papers.
CARTER, Cyril Boyd 7 Church Hill, St. John's 0-95 H.D. Carter (p) 1915 No No Attestation papers not included.
GANE, Sidney 90 Cochrane St., St. John's / Lindertis, Prestwick, Ayreshire, Scotland, United Kingdom 0-103 Mrs. Charlotte Gane (p) / Mrs. Gane (s) 1914 No No Attestation papers not included; information from service ledger.
TAYLOR, Selby 10 Pleasant Street, St. John's 8460 25 Maud Taylor (s) 1917 Yes No Saturday, March 9, 1918 File missing. Information from service ledger.
MONTGOMERIE, Alexander St. John's 0-4 Mrs. Montgomerie (s) 1914 No No PDF Attestation papers not included
YOUNG, Herbert Twillingate, Twillingate District 8365 19 Henry Young (p) 1917 No No File missing. Information from service ledger.