The Boer War by Dr Denise Amos



The Sherwood Foresters Museum, RHQ WFR, Foresters House, Chetwynd Barracks Chilwell, Beeston, Nottingham. NG9 5HA. Telephone 0115 9465415 (Eddie Edwards). There is also the museum in the Castle, Nottingham.

Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry: telephone (0115) 961 8722

Queens Royal Lancers: email

South Notts Hussars Yeomanry Museum has some artefacts which can be viewed by appointment only. Telephone (0115) 927 2251

Harry Churchill Beet
Harry Churchill Beet, 1st Batallion Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment)


Castle Museum, Nottingham. Victoria Cross presented to Corporal Beet, and Victoria Cross presented to Corporal Bees, both of the Sherwood Foresters.

Museum of Nottingham Life, Brewhouse Yard. Numerous campaign medals from the South African War. Army clothing and badges from Nottinghamshire units who served in South Africa. Lee Enfield Rifle .303, similar to those used in Boer War. Posters of the Robin Hood rifles from the South African War. Ref . NCM These are not on display and an appointment would have to be made to view them.