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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 Datesort descending Religion Fatality PoW Date of Death Commendations Notes
BARTLETT, Joseph Patrick Turks Gut, Port de Grave District 629 20 Mrs. John Bartlett Fisherman 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
BARTLETT, Lewis Goodison Brigus, Port de Grave District 644 24 Mary Bartlett (p) Farmer 1914 Methodist No No
JANES, Harold Wesley 85 New Gower Street, St. John's 197 23 Henry Janes (p) Ladies tailor 1914 Methodist No No
FORAN, Sebastian Grand Falls, Twillingate District 0-55 - 708 21 Patrick J. Foran (p) Paper maker 1914 No No
COLBOURNE, Arthur Frederick Bishops Falls, Twillingate District 444 23 E.B. Colbourne (p) Blacksmith 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
NOONAN, Edward Mortimer 235 Southside Road, St. John's 666 24 James L. Noonan (p) Telegraph operator 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
HUMPHRIES, William Catalina, Trinity District 588 20 Edward Humphries (p) Bartender 1914 Roman Catholic No No
CLIFT, Cecil Bayly 100 Military Road, St. John's 0-174 - 505 23 J.A. Clift (p) Student 1914 Yes No Thursday, October 12, 1916
LOVEYS, James Newton 44 Gilbert Street, St. John's 359 19 Mr. Loveys (p) Draper 1914 Methodist No No
DUNPHY, William 28 / 23 Princes Street, St. John's 15 21 Martin Dunphy (p) Labourer 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
PIGGOTT, Walter 9 Monroe Street, St. John's 296 25 Henry Piggott (p) Storekeeper 1914 No No
WATSON, Charles White Hills, Banff, Scotland, United Kingdom 0-45 - 774 26 George Watson (p) 1914 No No Includes only partial attestation papers
KNIGHT, Francis H. 34 Circular Road, St. John's 0-76 - 287 20 Herbert E. Knight (p) Clerk 1914 No No
HOWELL, Moses 51 Wickford Street, St. John's 462 20 John Howell (p) Miner 1914 Methodist No No
TOMPKINSON, Harry Alexander 6 Queen Street, St. John's 298 21 Mrs. Samuel Tompkinson (p) Boiler maker 1914 Roman Catholic No No
HACKETT, Thomas Joseph (aka Thomas Murphy) 18 Holloway Street, St. John's 408 23 Elizabeth Hackett (p) Telegraph operator 1914 No No
ROWSELL, Edward Clayton 49 Hayward Avenue, St. John's 571 23 Uriah Rowsell (p) Chauffeur 1914 Methodist Yes No Saturday, July 1, 1916
MANSFIELD, Edward St. John's 749 30 James Mansfield (p) Sailor 1914 Roman Catholic No No
HENDERSON, Robert 10 York Street, St. John's 471 24 Mr. Henderson (p) Labourer 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MORRISSEY, John Joseph 45 Parade Street, St. John's 689 20 Peter Morrissey (p) Tailor 1914 Roman Catholic No No PDF
LARNER, Cyril Burgeo, Burgeo-LaPoile District 426 23 Sarah Larner (p) Office clerk 1914 Roman Catholic No No
MITCHELL, Harold St. John's 828 23 John B. Mitchell (p) Broker 1914 Presbyterian No No
CUFF, George Little Bonavista, Bonavista District 630 21 Deborah Cuff (p) Fisherman 1914 Methodist Yes No Saturday, April 14, 1917
MORRIS, John Edgar 2 Feild Street, St. John's 120 17 George and Agnes Morris (p) Truckman - telegraph operator 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No Also served with the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve, # 2002X
HARNETT, Walter Joseph Seldom Come By, Fogo District 458 33 Mary Harnett (p) Fisherman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No Discrepancy in spelling of name - Harnott
NORMAN, Llewellyn Catalina, Trinity District 425 19 Edward John Norman Packer 1914 Methodist No No
GREEN, John Henry Stanley 35 LeMarchant Road, St. John's 0-118 - 108 24 Robert Green (p) Accountant 1914 Yes No Saturday, July 7, 1917 Attached Royal Flying Corps 1915-1917
RICHARDS, William Walter 35 Pennywell Road, St. John's 41 19 W.J. Richards (p) Printer 1914 Roman Catholic No No
MADDICK, Henry Morton 350 Water Street / Sudbury Street, St. John's 140 William Maddick (o) 1914 No No Attestation papers not included. Granted commission 1916.
NOSEWORTHY, Chesley 184 Duckworth Street, St. John's 669 20 Samuel Noseworthy (p) Tinsmith 1914 Methodist No No
MALLAM, Allan Wright Hearts Content, Trinity District 413 27 Mrs. Mallam (p) Machinist 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
SNOOK, William Edward Fortune, Burin District 640 21 Benjamin Snook (p) Storekeeper 1914 Methodist No No I
MURPHY, Joachim Mundy Pond Road, St. John's 696 19 Joseph Murphy (p) Line maker 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Sunday, November 7, 1915
PARSONS, Charles St. John's 783 22 Eugene Parsons (p) Office clerk 1914 Methodist No No PDF
MONTGOMERIE, Alexander St. John's 0-4 Mrs. Montgomerie (s) 1914 No No PDF Attestation papers not included
ASH, Archibald St. Anthony, St. Barbe District 575 23 George Edward Ash (p) Electric engineer 1914 Methodist Yes No Friday, February 23, 1917 PDF
GREENE, Walter Martin Bell Island, St. John's East District 0-43 - 266 20 Catherine Greene (p) 1914 Yes No Tuesday, November 20, 1917 PDF
IRVINE, James Main. 78 Circular Road, St. John's 0-42 - 49 23 James Irvine (p) Butcher 1914 No No
HAMMOND, Charles 48 Signal Hill Road, St. John's 594 28 Mrs. Hammond (s) Storekeeper 1914 Salvation Army No No
OTOOLE, Frank 261 Water Street, St. John's 0-64 - 365 22 Minnie Miller (p) 1914 Yes No Friday, October 12, 1917 I
COOPER, James 29 Brine Street, St. John's 98 21 John Cooper (p) Sailor 1914 Roman Catholic No No
KANE, George 43 Job Street, St. John's 208 20 Patrick Kane (p) Clerk 1914 Roman Catholic Yes No Monday, December 3, 1917
SMITH, Robert Templeton St. John's 366 18 Mrs. Robert C. Smith (p) 1914 No No
WYATT, Edward 202 New Gower Street, St. John's 371 22 William Wyatt (p) Machinist 1914 Methodist No No
MARTIN, Herbert Elroy St. John's 684 19 Frederick Martin (o) Clerk 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No
MORRY, Howard Ferryland, Ferryland District 726 29 Thomas Morry (p) Fisherman 1914 No No
SIMMS, John Henry Fogo, Fogo District 88 22 William Simms (p) Fisherman 1914 Church of England (Anglican) Yes No Friday, August 17, 1917 PDF
CLARE, Joseph William 34 Codners Lane, St. John's 0-111 - 536 24 John Clare (p) Labourer 1914 No No PDF
JANES, Walter Harold 269 Southside Road, St. John's 56 23 J.W. Janes (p) Accountant 1914 Methodist No No
WILCOX, Ernest Brigus, Port de Grave District 655 19 James J. Wilcox (p) School teacher 1914 Church of England (Anglican) No No I