Each record is a transcript. The amount of information listed varies, but the Birmingham Employers Roll of Honour 1914-1918 records usually include a combination of the following information about your ancestor:
Company worked before war
Notes (eg. whether killed)
These records will allow you to discover if your Birmingham ancestor fought in World War One. There are 1,164 soldiers recorded on the Birmingham Employers Roll of Honour 1914-1918 register.
There were eleven Rolls of Honour published in the UK after World War One, with entry mostly by subscription.