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:
'The Final Whistle'. Rugby Book of Year 2013: Times British Sports
'After the Final Whistle: the First Rugby World Cup and The First
World War' from August 2015.
Dublin Branch, Western Front
Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
County Council Roll of Honour.
Roll of Honour.
The Regimental Rogue.
County Council War Memorials Project .
The Long Long Trail.
Kent War Memorials
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