Rutland Remembers Blog

Sharing the latest news and views from the Rutland Remembers team.

  • Jutland and the Somme 100 years on

    3rd July '16 Rutland soldiers and sailors who died at Jutland and the Somme have been remembered on the days special commemorations were held in both Orkney and France...
  • An Indian Odyssey

    18th May '16 We have been to India and while there popped into Bangalore to find the grave of a Rutland soldier buried there. We didn’t fly half away across the world just to do that...
  • Thank you – we’re half way there

    28th November '15 One of the main aims of Rutland Remembers is for the grave and memorial of every man and woman from the county to be visited before November 2018. Thanks to all of you, we can reveal today that more than half of those Rutlanders have now been visited everywhere they are remembered, both back here […]
  • Bert’s name read out at last

    9th November '15 An extra name was read out at Oakham’s annual Remembrance Sunday service. Herbert – Bert – Hibbitt was remembered along with the rest of Oakham’s war dead...
  • Rutland Remembers badges

    26th October '15 We are pleased to offer a Rutland Remembers badge to show our Fallen have not been forgotten. Made of enamel, the badge features our logo of poppies emerging from the familiar County sign...
A truly lovely man who gave us so much support, and wanted all of Oakham’s war dead to be forever remembered. https://t.co/NgU4V9xHu0 9:50 PM Nov 30th