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John Johnson

Vice Chairman 
Ken Truswell

Mick Giles

John Johnson

Standard Bearer

Peter Ravey



 2020 Branch Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of every month at Haig House 6 Glumangate Chesterfield S40 1TX.

January 29th   Wednesday.

February 26th  Wednesday.

March 25th      Wednesday (AGM).

April 29th        Wednesday.

May 27th         Wednesday.

June 25th       Wednesday.

July   29th      Wednesday.

August 26th   Wednesday.

September 30th Wednesday.

October 28th  Wednesday.

November 25th Wednesday.

December No Meeting.

Event Dates for your Diary 2020

February 29th 2020

WFR50TBC (Celebration 50 years Anniversary since The Worcester and Sherwood Foresters Regiment Amalgamation. The Chesterfield Branch is holding it’s own Anniversary at the Eagle Hotel Mablethorpe Lincs. Ticket only. £10 per ticket. First come first serve. Details from Andy Bullock on 0793459672 or John Johnson on 07938187821.

April 4th  Saturday  Badajoz Dinner       Nottingham (Details to be announced).

April 6th  Monday    Badajoz Day             Sherwood Foresters Battle Honour.

May 8/9th  Weekend  VE Day Celebrations    Clay Cross.

June 1st      Monday   Glorious 1st of June  Worcestershire Battle Honour.

June 6th    Saturday  WFR Reunion            Worcester Rugby Club.

July 5th    Sunday   Crich Pilgrimage          Crich.

September 19th  Saturday  “Alma Dinner”      Olde House, Loundsley Green Rd, Newbold, Chesterfield S40 4RN.

September 20th  Sunday      Alma Day           Sherwood Foresters Battle Honour.

October 31st       Saturday   Gheluvelt Day      Worcestershire Battle Honour.

November 8th   Sunday      Armistice Day      Various Locations.

November 11th  Wednesday  Memorial Service     Crich Stand     (Organized by the Chesterfield Branch).

The following forms below are available from the secretary.

Branch Membership.

RBL Membership.

Help For Heroes Wrist Bands Medium/Large.

Armed Forces Veterans Badges for those who have not got theirs yet. I also have information & contact numbers for Army Personnel Records for Family Interest and General Enquires.

Polite Notice.

Will all those people out there with nothing else better to do than fill this site with spam rubbish stop doing or you will be reported.Would betting, bingo and any other companies like this stop using this site. This is a military Association site for ex service  and serving personel to use. Not for businesses to use spam or any other rubbish. If anyone has not got anything sensible to put on this website don’t bother

Thank you for your co- operation.


Please use this site for what it is intended and no other.

Thank you


Has anyone out there got anything military old or new with a description of what it is, to donate to the Association for future Armed Forces Days or any other events that may occ

Please contact me Mick Giles my phone number is at the bottom of this page


A member of the Mansfield Branch has obtained a DVD recording of the unvailing of the Sherwood Foresters Memorial at the ceremony in Belgium from a lady who was there. The DVD is of good quality and clear but no commentary and is about 20 minutes long and is a historical event. If anyone requires a copy please contact me on the above email address or on 07445275190. I now have these DVD’s in my possession.