|Sherwood Foresters (Notts and DerbyRegiment)||25975||16th, 15th & 1/6th Battalions
On the 1918 Voters’ Register for Bullbridge are John Green and his wife Rose Ann. This couple had several children, one of whom was Henry Green, born in 1899 at Alfreton.
Photo courtesy June Gough
Henry Green (1898-1975), pictured with his first wife, Sarah Ann Sanders (circa 1939).
Attested at Ilkeston, 13 May 1915 (address: Stone Row, Pye Bridge, Derbyshire).
Sherwood Foresters; 25975. Initially served with 16th Battalion (Chatsworth Rifles) – later served with the 15th and 1/6th battalions.
Initially posted to France in March 1916.
Transferred to Class Z Reserve, 9 March 1919.
Discharged on demobilization, 31 March 1920.
Inter-War Service (TA)
Re-enlisted at Belper, 24 June 1922 (address: China New Road, Belper, Derbyshire).
Sherwood Foresters; 4966019.
Served with 5th Battalion (Territorial Army).
Attended annual camps in July 1922 and 1923.
'Struck off strength', 31 December 1924.
Enlisted at Derby, 8 December 1939 (address: 29 Malcolm Street, Derby),
Army Number: D32533
Initially served with 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters - subsequently transferred to other Sherwoods battalions.
Transferred to 331 Company, Corps of Military Police, 17 May 1942 (later transferred, briefly, to both 335 and 336 companies).
Discharged 23 September 1944.
No overseas service.
1939 Register: Malcolm Street, Derby
Henry Green b. 11 August 1897; corporation labourer heavy work
Sarah A Green b. 25 February 1890
Clifford Green b.20 June 1923; nut makers apprentice
Donald Green b.11 September 1929; school
1901: Alma Street, Alfreton
RG13 piece 3232 folio 69 page 29
RG14PN20996 RG78PN1252 RD436 SD5 ED8 SN46
The name spellings are as on the 1911 census original record.