Roll of Honour of Officers of the Herefordshire Regiment

Who Died in the Great War


Copyright and source British Military Badges


Regimental Details of the Herefordshire Regiment as published in The Army List (August 1918)




Thank you for visiting this site.   The information presented on this site has in the main been obtained from the public domain and is therefore freely available to all who wish to copy material from it.   The author is solely responsible for its content and every attempt has been made to ensure its accuracy.   The site should be considered as a living document since information is constantly being expanded and updated. The site was first posted to the internet on16th May 2017.


Site Author

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Aim of the Website/Project

The aim of the project/website is simple.   It is to collate into one place an accurate record of the death of the 27 officers of the Herefordshire Regiment who died in the Great War and to make a permanent record of their sacrifice.   These officers served and died for their country on land and in the air.   A detailed statistical analysis of these 27 officers can be viewed here



Research is continuing for further information which will be posted on the site as soon as it can be verified.  



Click on the appropriate heading at the side or foot of this page, or on appropriate hyperlinks within the text of this page, to gain access to the page you want to view.  


Site Development

An enormous amount of relevant information is available through the following organisations and publications:

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

  • "Officers Died in the Great War" (ODGW/SDGW)

  • The Herefordshire Regiment - Wikipedia

  • The Herefordshire Regiment - The Long, Long Trail.

  •  General Register Office (GRO) Index To War Deaths 1914 - 1921, Army Officers.

  •  Army Lists (1914 - 1921).

  •  Bond of Sacrifice (Volumes 1 and 2)

  •  De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918.

  •  War Office personal files held in Catalogues WO339 and WO374 at The National Archives.

  •  Medal Index Cards and medal Rolls available at and The National Archives

  •  Battalion War Diaries and Histories (available in Catalogue WO95 at the National Archives).

  •  Trench Maps.

  •  Local contemporary press.

  •  The Times Digital Archive 1785 - 1985.

  •  The London Gazette.

  •  Local War Memorials and Commemorative Plaques.

  •  Ancestry

  •  The Great War Forum

  •  The Imperial War Museum Registry of War Memorials


Commonwealth War Graves Commission

There may well be some apparent anomalies in the individual records in the Debt of Honour Register maintained by the CWGC and these are listed here with the suggested corrective action taken, and the long term aim is to correct all of these inaccuracies.



The author has taken every reasonable care to ensure that the information on this website is as accurate as possible.   Please contact the author should errors or omissions be discovered by visitors to the site in order that corrective action can be taken.   Contact details are shown above.


Intended Viewers

The site is intended for researchers, military and family historians and anyone who is keen to discover this all too significant history of the Herefordshire Regiment.


The Herefordshire Regiment

During the Great War this Territorial Force Regiment was organised into Battalions as described here.   A total of 3 battalions were raised during the course of the war but only 1 saw active service - in Gallipoli, Palestine, France and Flanders.


Other Regiments

Also recorded and honoured in this website/project are the names of the officers of the Gloucestershire Regiment, the Monmouthshire Regiment and of the South Wales Borderers who died in the Great War.

These can be viewed here:



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They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

 Written by Robert Laurence Binyon - 1914












Page last updated:  17th August 2018


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