Welcome to The Sherwood Foresters Roll of Honour website

This site is dedicated to the 11,749 men of the regiment who fell in World War 1 from 1914 to 1918

Recorded here for each man are the details of service, awards given, and cemetery or memorial information.

We would also like to put faces to the many names listed.
If you have any photographs or information that could be used on the site please contact us using the form in the contact page.

We would like to acknowledge the following websites and individuals
for some of the information we have used whilst creating this site:

Murray Biddle

Jim Grundy

Danielle Roubroeks

Stephen Cooper

Keith Wilkinson

‘The Final Whistle’. Rugby Book of Year 2013: Times British Sports Book Award.

‘After the Final Whistle: the First Rugby World Cup and The First World War’ from August 2015.

Dublin Branch, Western Front Association

Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Nottinghamshire County Council Roll of Honour.

Roll of Honour.

Derbyshire War Memorials.

The Regimental Rogue.

The Long Long Trail.


The British Newspaper Archive.

Ilkeston and district and local History Society.

The Brimington War Memorial 1914 -1918.

The Imperial War Museum