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Men of Fogo Who Enlisted For Active Service Overseas
Donated by Madonna Goodyear

 

War of 1914 ~ 1918

Editor's Note:

Enlistment in this war was made in the Royal Newfoundland Infantry Regiment
"Blue Puttees" and served under the British Forces as Newfoundland
at that time was Britain's "Oldest Colony" and member of the British Empire.
Naval enlistment was in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

* indicates Casualty of the War

Name Unit Name Unit Name Unit
 
BAKER, Wilfred * [2263X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve HODGE, Harvey * [9028] Honourable Artillery Company SHAVE, Leslie * [1699] Royal Newfoundland Regiment
BENNETT, Stewart [3204] Royal Newfoundland Regiment JONES, John   SHAVE, George Rodney * [2039] Royal Newfoundland Regiment
BEST, William [5300] Royal Newfoundland Regiment JONES, Llewellyn [2131X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve SHAVE, William [543] Royal Newfoundland Regiment
BRETT, Jonathan [537] Royal Newfoundland Regiment LIND, Frank * [541][war hero] Royal Newfoundland Regiment SIMMS, Arthur John [825X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
BIGNELL, George * [1831X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve LEYTE, Sidney [2104X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve SIMMS, John [MM] * [88] Royal Newfoundland Regiment
BROWN, Edmund * [815X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve LUDLOW, John [3871] Royal Newfoundland Regiment SNOW, George [665X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
BUTLER, William * [1428X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve MAHANEY, Jim * [2216X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve SNOW, John  
COATES, George * [1147X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve MAHANEY, Thomas*   STONE, Cyril [3410] Royal Newfoundland Regiment
FARRELL, Joe [927X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve MALCOLM, Arthur   TORRAVILLE, Alfred [2908] Royal Newfoundland Regiment
FARRELL, Jim [6206] Royal Newfoundland Regiment MILLER, Mark [2489X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve TORRAVILLE, Ambrose [456X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
FREAKE, Adam [834X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve OAKE, Arthur [5298] Royal Newfoundland Regiment WILLIS, Elijah [2267X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
FORSEY, Hubert [897X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve PAYNE, Harold   WILLIS, John [1830X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
GINN, Thomas * [2266X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve PAYNE, Horace [2265X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve WOOLRIDGE, Mark * [1490X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
GOODYEAR, Cecil   RANDELL, Fred   WOOLRIDGE, Theodore [2163X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
HART, Charles * Merchant Marine RANDELL, Sidney [2163] Royal Newfoundland Regiment WOOLRIDGE, Thomas [1829X] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
HART, Roland [4176] Royal Newfoundland Regiment SCOTT, Max * [3379] Royal Newfoundland Regiment    
HISCOCK, Alfred * [3447] Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve SARGEANT, John * [1540] Royal Newfoundland Regiment    

 

War of 1939 ~ 1945

Royal Navy

Name Contingent
 
COLLINS, Kitchener 18th Contingent
CULL, Aaron
3rd Contingent
CULL, Norman
17th Contingent
DOWNER, Cyril
2nd Contingent
EARLE, Harry
4th Contingent
FOLEY, Martin
17th Contingent
FORD, Ralph
16th Contingent
FORSEY, Reg
12th Contingent
GATEHOUSE, Dorman [enlisted from Forestry Unit]
18th Contingent
HART, Nelson
2nd Contingent
HART, Thomas W.
16th Contingent
HARVEY, Nicholas
11th Contingent
HEATH, Edward
11th Contingent
LAYMAN, Ray
2nd Contingent
LUDLOW, Alvin
9th Contingent
MAHANEY, Stan *
18th Contingent
NEWMAN, John
12th Contingent
OGDEN, Michael
18th Contingent
PICKETT, Gus
2nd Contingent
TORRAVILLE, Reg
9th Contingent
WILLIS, Frank
2nd Contingent
WILLIS, Rex
9th Contingent
WALBOURNE, Frank
12th Contingent
WILLIS, Artie
12th Contingent

OTHER ENLISTMENTS

Name Regiment
 
BENNETT, Stewart 59th Heavy Regiment [R.A.]
EARLE, Charley Air Force
GAVIN, George 59th Heavy Regiment [R.A.]
GODWIN, Richard Navy
HEATH, Gower Navy
JONES, Annie Air Force
LAYMAN, Gertrude  
LODER, Thomas Navy
LUDLOW, Ernest Navy
MAHANEY, Frank 59th Heavy Regiment [R.A.]
MAHANEY, Harold Forestry ~ Royal Air Force
MILLER, Ned Merchant Navy **
OAKE, Arthur Merchant Navy
OAKE, Frank Navy
OAKE, Harry  
OAKE, Roland Jr. Navy
OAKE, Stanley R.A.F. ~ Search & Rescue
RANDELL, Len Royal Air Force
SCOTT, Lorna  
SIMMS, Frank 166th Field Regiment [R.A.]
SIMMS, Ned  
SIMMS, Wilson Newfoundland Regiment
SNOW, Leonard Forestry ~ Royal Air Force
SNOW, Mary Air Force
STUCKLESS, Guy Royal Air Force
WHEATON, Dorman Navy [enlisted at Deer Lake]
WILLIS, Roy  
WILLIS, Harvey Merchant Navy

** Captains and crews of coastal vessels and freighters engaged in work
on the high seas were automatically members of the Merchant Navy

KoreanWar

Name Unit
 
DELANEY, Alfred Canadian Army

SIMMS, Roy [ See Note]

Canadian Army



Commander Austen Oake RCN, [Ret'd]
North Side, Fogo, NFLD


Enlistment in the Canadian Forces

Name Contingent
 
BENNETT, Don RCN
BEST, Harvey NAVAL R
GILL, Arthur RCN
OAKE, Austen [Rank of Commander] RCN
OAKE, Frank RCN
OAKE, Harold Jr. Army
OAKE, Ray RCAF
PURCHASE, Harold RCN
SIBLEY, David RCN
TORRAVILLE, Ray RCAF
VOKEY, Eric RCN

Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit
Fogo Island Residents

Name Service #
 
ANTHONY, Ross 717
BANKS, Garfield 723
BENNETT, Frederick 724
BRYAN, Donavon 725
BRYAN, William 726
COLE, Gregory 744
DWYER, Augustine 754
FAREWELL, James 766
FINN, Cyril 763
FREAKE, Arthur 764
FREAKE, Joseph 767
FREAKE, Leonard 765
GATEHOUSE, Dorman 777
GINN, Edward 778
GREENE, Arthur 779
HART, Charlie 790
HART, Chesley 791
HART, Roland 789
HEATH, George 787
HEATH, Simeon 788
MAHONEY, Harold 832
MAHONEY, Stanley G. 830
NEWMAN, Jack [Enlisted in the British Forces] 845
NIPPARD, Allan 847
NIPPARD, Charlie 848
NIPPARD, Archibald 846
OAKE, Allan 850
OAKE, Stanley C. 851
OAKE, Thomas 849
PAYNE, Cyril 859
PAYNE, Maxwell 855
PAYNE, William J. 862
PEDDLE, Leo 857
PICKETT, Edward 861
PICKETT, Frank 863
PICKETT, Lambert 864
PICKETT, Leo 856
POMEROY, Cecil [Enlisted] 866
POMEROY, Claude 858
POMEROY, Harry 860
POPE, Stanley 865
RENDELL, Leonard [Enlisted in the British Forces] 879
SCOTT, Lloyd C. 890
SIMMS, John W. 643
SHEA, Mark 894
SMALL, Joseph 892
SNOW, Leonard 893
STRICKLAND, Edward 891
WALBOURNE, Augustus 922
WALBOURNE, Edward W. 925
WALBOURNE, Leo 927
WALBOURNE, Raymond 924
WALBOURNE, Stanislaus 929
WALBOURNE, William J. 926
WHEATON, Jonas 923
WILLIS, Artie [Enlisted in the British Forces] 95
WILLIS, Thomas 928

 


The following names are on the War Memorial in the Anglican Cemetery in Fogo

Army

SHAVE, E. Leslie
SHAVE, C. Roderick
BUTLER, Edward W.
SIMMS, John H. [MM and Bar]
HART, John W.
HISCOCK, Alfred S.
PAYNE, Harold

Merchant Marine

HART, Charles

Navy

COATES, George
COATES, Harold
WOOLRIDGE, W. Mark
RANDELL, Frederick
MILLER, Fred
MAHANEY, James A.

"They Died That We Might Live"
Erected by St. Andrew's congregation in memory of parishioners who fell in the Great War of 1914 ~ 1918

 

NOTE: According to Don Bennett [R.C.N.], Roy Simms served in the Royal Canadian Navy on board HMCS Nootka in Korea


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