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The Vernon Lamb Archive, Matlock Names in the 2/6th Sherwood Foresters
A Unique Photographic Record of Matlock & District, 1910-1915, and World War One Soldiers

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This is an incomplete list of the men from Matlock, Matlock Bath and District who served in the 2/6th Sherwood Foresters during World War 1. Additional Names would be really welcome.

                      

(d) = Known to have died or been killed during the war.

ALLEN, William Hoades (d) His details are on Scarthin's memorial

BAKER, Thomas

BARNWELL, Edgar Harry

DOUGLAS, Harry, Captain. Later made a Major

HALLAM, Wilfred (d) His details are on Matlock's memorial

LENNOX, Peter Strella

KNOWLES, Walter Robert (d) His details are on Matlock's memorial and Starkholmes memorial

McINTOSH, George (d)

MITCHELL, John P. H. (d) His details are on Matlock's memorial

LAMB, Vernon

PURSGLOVE, Harold (d) His details are on Matlock's memorial and Starkholmes memorial

RICHARDSON, Walter

RYLANDS, William Henry (d) - Company Sergeant Major. His details are on Matlock's memorial

SELLORS, Haslam (d) His details are on Matlock's memorial

SMITH, Fred Oswald

STONES, Francis Dawbarn, Captain (d). Awarded MC. His details are on Matlock's WW1 Casualties Not Listed on the Memorial

TOMLINSON, Thomas Frederick (d) His details are on Matlock's memorial

WALTERS, Thomas (d) His details are on Matlock's memorial

WHERRETT, Thomas (d) His details are on Matlock's memorial and Starkholmes memorial

WHITE, Frederick Charles (junior)


The names of those who died are listed on various War Memorials. See Matlock & Matlock Bath War Memorials and Not on the Memorial.

A few additional names from Beresford, Charles (2007) "The Bath at War, A Derbyshire Community and the Great War". Country Books/Ashridge Press. ISBN 978 1 901214 91 8.
Also with thanks to Jane Leslie.

An interesting site, Derbyshire Territorials during the Great War, is a pictorial history of the whole of WW1 and includes several regiments of the Sherwood Foresters, not jut the 2/6th.