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Welcome to the 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 and 1,570 men who fell in World War 2 from 1939 to 1945.

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 at


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

'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.

Leicestershire County Council War Memorials Project .

The Long Long Trail.

Kent War Memorials Transcription Project.


The British Newspaper Archive.

Ilkeston and district and local History Society.

The Brimington War Memorial 1914 -1918.

The Imperial War Museum

BBC World War 2 The Peoples War., A. McDougall