World War One in Nottinghamshire by David Nunn


Nottingham in World War I

Bowler, M. M. 'Never Say Die', Not Fam Hist SJ, 6, 5 (1989), 24-26, front cover, ill.  First World War service of Joseph North Bingham.
Foster, P. 'Nottingham Goes to War', Nottinghamshire Historian, no. 53 (1994), 8-11, ill.
Moore, A. 'A Remarkable Man!', NC (in NT) (May 1978), 103. World War I experiences of Stan Mellor.
Nunn, D. Britannia calls. Nottingham schools and the push for Great War victory, Knowle Hill Publishing, 2010
O'Neill, J. 'Nottingham People During the First World War', in Marcombe, D., ed., Nottingham and the Great War (Univ. of Nottingham, Dept. of Adult Education, 1984), 28-50.
Wood, V., Trafford, S., Sands, K. and Edlin-White, R. (editor), Nottingham Women in WW1, Smallprint, 2014
[Zaleski, S.] 'Pilgrims [sic] Progress: A Lenton Man at War', LL, no. 41 (1986), [1], [7]-[11], ill.  World War I adventures of Bill Pilgrim.

Albert Ball

Bowyer, C. Albert Ball, V.C.  Kimber, 1977.  Childhood and youth in Nottingham, 18-27, ill., bibl.
Briscoe, W. A. and Stannard, H. R. Captain Ball, V.C.: The Career of Flight-Commander Ball, V.C., D.S.O. Jenkins, 1918. Childhood and youth in Nottingham, 21-41, ill.
Elias, G. Albert Ball, V.C. West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire County Council, Leisure Services, [1993]. 36 p., ill.
Kiernan, R. H. Captain Albert Ball, V.C., D.S.O. (two bars), M.C., Croix de Chevalier, Légion d'Honneur, Russian Order of St George: A Historical Record. John Hamilton, 1933.  Childhood and youth in Nottingham, 2-11, ill.
[Zaleski, S.] 'Albert Ball, V.C.', LL, no. 14 (1981), [1], [7]-[11], ill.
[Zaleski, S.] 'What the Gamekeeper Saw!', LL, no. 49 (1987/88), [3]-[4], ill.  Crash landing by Albert Ball near Woodyard Lane, Wollaton, 1916.

Nottinghamshire in World War I

Austin, M., Kirton, M. And Wright, L. (editors), Southwell at War: 1914-1919, Southwell Local History Group, 2014, 365 p. Ill.
Bramcote History Group, Remembering the people of Bramcote: how one village was affected by World War One, 2010
Clark, N. ed. Memories of the Front: Primary Source Material from the Great War. Carlton, Erran Publishing, 1995. 39 p., ill.
Clark, N. '"Sunken Roads": The First World War Diaries of Walter Hunt', Nottinghamshire Historian, 39 (1987), 9-10.
Fareham, J C. Clipstone Camp. An account of the military training camp of the First World War. [Mansfield: J C Fareham, 1994]
Fewkes, A. 'Cyril Fewkes', Not Fam Hist S J, 7, 11 (1994), 28-29, ill. Military experiences in World War I.
Foster, P. 'Zeppelins Over Nottinghamshire', Nottinghamshire Historian, no. 45 (1990) 23-28, front cover, ill.
Hook, J. "Warriors for the Working Day": The Air Raids on Nottinghamshire during the Great War. 2nd ed. [n.p., Privately published], 1994. 53 p., ill.  No 1st ed. in book form located; articles with same title, Nottinghamshire Historian, no. 50 (1993) 6-11, front cover, ill.; no 51 (1993) 14-17, bibl., may be regarded as 1st ed.
Imperial War Graves Commission. The War Graves of the British Empire: The Register of the Names of Those Who Fell in the Great War and are Buried in Cemeteries and Churchyards in the Administrative County of Nottingham. 1930. 61 p.
Nottinghamshire Archives Office. The Great War and Nottinghamshire (Archive Resource Packs, 2). [West Bridgford], 1989. folder, bibl. Comp. by N. Clark. Facsims. of documents and photographs.
'Sherwood Foresters at the Somme (List of Names)', East Midlands Ancestor, 1, 2 (1996), 3-8. Men killed in action, 1 July 1916.



Army. Royal Army Medical Corps. A Short Account of the Royal Army Medical Corps. Territorial Force.  Serving in the Field Ambulance of Notts. and Derby Mounted Brigade During The Great War, 1914-1919. Nottingham, Bell, 1921. 160 p., ill.
Holmes, W. H. The Notts. Volunteer Mechanical Transport. (Royal Army Service Corps.): A Short History. [Nottingham, 1920]. 19, [18] p., ill.
Priestley, R. E. Breaking the Hindenburg Line: The Story of the 46th (North Midland) Division. T. Fisher, Unwin, 1919. 200 p., ill.
Rowland, A. 'Military and Family History', Not Fam Hist SJ, 4, 11 (1985), 19-20; 4, 12 (1985), 16-18, ill.; 5, 1 (1985), 29-32, ill.; 5, 2 (1986), 33-37; 5, 3 (1986), 28-32; 5, 4 (1986), 19-20, ill.; 5, 5 (1986), 26-29.
 [War Office]. Officers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919. H.M.S.O., 1919. Sherwood Foresters, 133-135, 232-233; Sherwood Rangers, 205; South Nottinghamshire Hussars, 205.
War Office. Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-19. H.M.S.O., 1921. 80 pts. Pt. 4, The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). 106 p. Repr. by Hayward, Polstead, Suffolk, 1989.

Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)

Army. Sherwood Foresters. Newark Company, 8th Bn. Sherwood Foresters, T.A., 1860-1960. [Newark, 1960]. 15 p. ill.
Army. Sherwood Foresters. Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment. The Robin Hoods. [n.p., privately published, 1950]. [6] p.
[Army. Sherwood Foresters]. The Sherwood Foresters War Memorial. [n.p., 19--], folded sheet, ill. At Crich, Derbyshire.
Bacon, M. and Langley, D. The Blast of War: a History of Nottingham's Bantams. 15th (S) Battalion Sherwood Foresters, 1915-1919. Nottingham, Sherwood Pr., 1986. 106 p., ill., bibl.
Bacon, M. V. Some Forester memories, 1880-1937. Sherwood Pr. (Nottm.) Ltd., 1991. 48 p.  Mainly pictorial.
 [Brewill, A. W. and others]. "The Robin Hoods", 1/7th, 2/7th & 3/7th Battns. Sherwood Foresters, 1914-1918. Written by Officers of the Battalions.  Nottingham, Bell, 1921. 471 p., ill.
The Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-20: Citations - The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire) Regiment. London Stamp Exchange, [1985]. 29.
Gerring, C. A Record of the Early Volunteer Movement, and of the Notts. Volunteer Regiment (the Sherwood Foresters), 1914-1919. Nottingham, Sisson & Parker, 1920. 68 p., ill.
Lewis, A. S. The Lilywhite 59th: The 2nd Nottinghamshire & 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Blackburn Recreation Services Dept. for the East Lancashire Regiment Museum, 1985. 86 p., ill.
Moore, John Stephen. 9th Service Batallion The Sherwood Foresters. Notts & Derby Regiment during the First World War. A Tribute to the men who served in World War One. 1914-1919, Tommies Guides, 2007
Oates, W. C. The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War, 1914-1918: The 2/8th Battalion. Nottingham, Bell, 1920. 230 p., ill.
The Sherwood Foresters: A Tribute to Their Own Regiment of Which the People of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Are Justly Proud. Practical Pr., [c.1955]. 78 p., ill.
The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). [2nd ed.] Derby, English Life, 1980. [24] p., ill. 1st ed., 1973.
Sherwood Foresters. Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment. Regimental Annual. 1909-38 (not published, 1915-1919). Consistently published historical articles.
A Short History of the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Aldershot, Gale & Polden, 1945. 32 p.
Weetman, W. C. C. The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War, 1914-1919: 1/8th Battalion. Nottingham, Forman, 1920. 323 p., ill.
Wylly, H. C. The 1st and 2nd Battalions the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) in the Great War. Aldershot, Gale, [1924]. 224 p., ill.
Wylly, H. C. Record of Services of the 1st and 2nd Battalions the Sherwood Foresters. Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment, 45th and 95th, 1741-1931. [n.p., privately published, 1931]. 210 p., ill.
Yarnspinner, V. 103 Foresters: Mutinies and death sentences in the local regiment – 1914-18, Nottingham: Loaf On A Stick Press, 2015- [series of booklets available from]

Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry

 [Barbour, D. C.] A Short History of the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, 1794-1953. [Newark? privately published, 1953]. 48 p., ill.
Tallents, H. The Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry in the Great War, 1914-1918. Philip Allan, 1926, 186 p., ill.

South Nottinghamshire Hussars

Fellows, G. and Freeman, B. Historical Records of the South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry, 1794 to 1924. Aldershot, Gale & Polden, 1928. 351 p., ill. Based on Fellows, History.
Hussar, ps. 307 (South Notts. Hussars Yeo.) Field Regt. R.A., T.A.: A Brief History of the Regiment, 1794-1950. [n.p., privately published, 1950]. 16 p.