Formed at Brocklesby in August 1915 from the depot companies of the 15th, 16th & 17th Battalions.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 15 recorded WW1 deaths for the 19th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (Notts. & Derby Regiment).
OSCROFT, William Edgar. Company QuarterMaster Serjeant, 24910. 19th (Service) Bttalion, SherwoodForesters, (Notts. & Derby Regiment). Scartho Road Cemetery, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, UK. 05-01-1917. Age 47. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Oscroft of 15, Newmarket Street, Grimsby.