Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)

45th and 95th Regiment of Foot

Sherwood Foresters Museum
The Castle
Nottingham
NG1 6AF

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Sherwood Foresters Museum
City Museum
Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

1st Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Bombay in the Bombay Brigade, 6th (Indian) Division.

2nd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Sheffield in the 18th Brigade, 6th Division.

3rd (Reserve) Bn. Regular. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Regular Battalions overseas.

4th (Extra Reserve) Bn. Regular. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Regular Battalions overseas.

1/5th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914. At the Drill Hall, Derby in the Notts and Derby Brigade, North Midland Division (46th Div).

2/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Chesterfield on 16 Oct 1914. Joined the 178th Brigade, 59th Division.

3/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Derby on 29 Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/5th and 2/5th Bns.

1/6th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Corporation Street, Chesterfield in the Notts and Derby Brigade, North Midland Division (46th Div).

2/6th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Chesterfield on 14 Sep 1914. Joined the 178th Brigade, 59th Division.

3/6th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Chesterfield on 01 Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/6th and 2/6th Bns.

1/7th (Robin Hood) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at the Drill Hall, Derby Road, Nottingham in the Notts and Derby Brigade, North Midland Division (46th Div).

2/7th (Robin Hood) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Nottingham on 19 Sep 1914. Joined the 178th Brigade, 59th Division.

3/7th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Nottingham on 01 Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/7th and 2/7th Bns.

1/8th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Newark in the Notts and Derby Brigade, North Midland Division (46th Div).

2/8th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Newark on 11 Sep 1914. Joined the 178th Brigade, 59th Division.

3/8th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Newark on 26 Feb 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/8th and 2/8th Bns.

9th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Derby on 24 Aug 1914 in the 33rd Brigade, 11th Division.

10th (Service) Bn. K2. Formed at Derby on 13 Sep 1914 in the 51st Brigade, 17th Division.

11th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Derby on 03 Oct 1914 in the 70th Brigade, 23rd Division.

12th (Service) (Pioneer) Bn. K3. Formed at Derby on 01 Oct 1914 attached to the 24th Division.

13th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Plymouth in Oct 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

14th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Lichfield in Oct 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

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15th (Service) (Nottingham) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Nottingham by the Mayor as a Bantam Bn in Feb 1915. Joined the 105th Brigade, 35th Division.

16th (Service) (Chatsworth Rifles) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Derby by the Duke of Devonshire and the Derbyshire Territorial Force Association on 16 Apr 1915. Joined the 117th Brigade, 39th Division.

17th (Service) (Welbeck Rangers) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Nottingham by the Mayor on 01 Jun 1915. Joined the 117th Brigade, 39th Division.

18th (Service) Bn. Formed at Derby as a Bantam Bn on 28 Jul 1915. Joined the 121st Brigade, 40th Division.

19th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Brocklesby from the Depot Coys of the 15th, 16th and 17th Bns in Aug 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 15th, 16th, and 17th Bns.

20th (Labour) Bn. Formed at Derby in May 1916. Went to France in May 1916 as Army Troops.

21st Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Walton-on-the-Naze from the 29th Provisional Bn on 01 Jan 1917 in the 226th Brigade.

1st Garrison Bn. Formed at Lichfield in Jul 1915. Went to Malta.

51st Graduated Bn. Formed at Thoresby from the 246th Graduated Bn on 27 Oct 1917 in the 208th Brigade, 69th Division.

52nd Graduated Bn. Formed at Canterbury from the 278th Graduated Bn on 27 Oct 1917 in the 200th Brigade, 67th Division.

53rd Young Soldier Bn. Formed at Rugeley from the 13th Young Soldier Bn on 27 Oct 1917.

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