Donald Storrs Fox
Charles Russell Frears
- WO 374/25707
- Joined 6th Battalion on the 18th June 1918.
- See attack on Hunter Post and Scott Post here
Ronald Alfred Frith
- 15.10.1915: Wounded during the attack on Hohenzollern Redoubt.
- 3.12.1915: Rejoined Battalion.
Alec Harrison Goodall
Alec Harrison Goodall was born on 11th May 1887. Educated at Nottingham High School he lived at 18 Gedling Grove, Nottingham. He enlisted on 8th September 1914 as Private 2342 in the 6th Sherwoods. He was commissioned on 3rd March 1915.
William Arthur Grundy
Leslie William Hawkins
Charles Harold Heathcote
“Major Heathcote was sent to Richmond Barracks to take charge of the prisoners and their effects. He took with him “B” Company” and Captain Orr, Lieutenant Maine (acting as Adjutant). They were uner the command of Provost Marshall Colonel Fraser.”
Edgar Horace Heathcote
- Middlesex Volunteers in 1896
- Commissioned into the 2VB Derbyshire Regiment in 1900
- Transfered to 6th Battalion Manchester Regiment
- Supernumerary in November 1908
- Transfered to 6th Battalion sherwood Foresters in 1912
- Captain of “C” (Buxton, Ashbourne and Bakewell Companies)
Gilbert Stanley Heathcote
John Robert Hesleden
Harold Woolf Higham
Born in Stetford, Lancashire in December 1896. Married Jessie Evelyn Able in December 1922. Served with the 6th Battalion from 5th October 1915 to 9th July 1917 before joining the Royal Flying Corps.
Harold died in Manchester in 1968.
Raleigh Hills was born in 1880 at Leamington in Warwickshire he died at Bakewell in 1937. In the 1911 Census he was living with his family at Hallfield House in Clay Cross and was and Electrical Engineer.
Robert Stuart Hilton
WO 339/12932? The Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Frederick Wystan Hipkins
William Harold Holderness
Born at Wolfardisworthy West, Devon.
Son of the Rev. W. and Mrs. Holderness, of Springfield, Ulverston and husband of Marie Louise Holderness.
Served in the South African Campaign and then for 2 years, in the South African Constabulary.
- 1.10.1915: Arrived in France.
- 17.10.1915: Joined 1/6th Battalion in the field.
- 23.12.1915: Medical Board at No. 4 General Hospital due to mild trench fever.
- 17.4.1916: Killed in action.
- Buried in ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, Grave I. A. 19., MONT-ST. ELOI.
Geoffrey Mansfield Arkwright Humble
Joseph Harry Mason Humble
Geoffrey Meinertzhagen Jackson
Geoffrey Meinertzhagen Jackson was born on 9 April 1869 at Manor House, Manor Hill, Claughton Birkenhead, Cheshire. He was the son of Rt. Hon. Thomas Hughes Jackson and Hermine Meinertzhagen. He married Jessie Cowper Coles Laird, daughter of Henry Hyndman Laird and Jessie Carmichael on 1 March 1893 at Cheshire. He died on 9 September 1946 at age 77.
He lived in 1891 at Ashover, Derbyshire, England. He was Justice of the Peace for Derbyshire.6 and held the office of Deputy Lieutenant of Derbyshire. He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the 6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters and was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration. He lived in 1901 at Tupton, Derbyshire and held the office of High Sheriff of Derbyshire in 1924.
Henry Humphrey Jackson
William Brabazon Mather Jackson
William Duncan Jamieson
- A Journalist from Chesterfield
- Originally served with 2nd Volunteer Battalion Sherwood Foresters.
- Enlisted into 6th Battalion on 1st April 1908 and given regimental number 100 and served with “A” Company.
- Awarded Territorial Force Efficiency Medal in 1911.
- Arrived in France 28th October 1915.
- Joined 1/6th Battalion ‘in the field’ on 1st November 1915.
- Mentioned in Dispatches.
Eric Maitland Jellicoe
Eric Maitland Jellicoe was posted to the 1/6th Battn and arrived in France on 28th August 1915. He was killed in action on 1st July 1916 during the attack on the Gommecourt Salient and is buried in Fonquevillers Military Cemetery with the rest of his men that died that day.
Eric was born in June 1896 at Portsea Island in Hampshire and was the Son of James and Lillian Jellicoe.
Commissioned into the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters and posted to the 1/6th Battalion on the 5th September 1918 and posted to “C” Company. Wounded in action on the 3rd October during the attack on Joncourt and returned to England on the 5th September.
Mentioned in the “Men of the High Peak” on page 106.
Platoon Commander in the attack on Pontruet and Forcans Trench (Reference made by 202274 L/Sgt Frank Mayne of Left C Company).
Brian Eccles Johnson
Cyril Benton Johnson
- 22.7.1915: Joined 1/6th Battalion in the field.
- 12.10.1915: To Hospital sick.
- 18.10.1915: Returned to Battalion.
‘Information was received in Ashover on Wednesday to the effect that Captain E.B. Johnson, of the Sherwood Foresters, Notts and Derbys Regiment, has been wounded in France and is now in hospital at Havre. Prior to the War, Captain Johnson, who resided at Ashover, was the cashier at the offices of the Clay Cross Co. Ltd., being formerly in Messrs Crompton and Evans’ at at Chesterfield. He was at one time a Lieutenant in the Clay Cross Territorials, and joined immediately after the outbreak of hostilities.’
[THE DERBYSHIRE TIMES, SATURDAY, JULY, 8th, 1916]
- 23.4.1917: Severely wounded and transferred to England on HMHS St Andrew.
Leslie Nethercote Johnson
Stanley Merry Johnson
Ernest Jones enlisted into the Artists Rifles (28th County of London Regiment and was Commissioned into the 1/6th Battalion the 7th May 1915. He arrived in France and joined the Battalion from Base Depot on the 12th July 1915. He later Commanded the 139th Trench Mortar Battery (Photograph and information courtesy of Steve Thornton).