651 Rutlanders lost their lives in the First World War. We wish to remember them all, and with help from you, add more history and share information about them.

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.
Remembering too John Bentham of Oakham who died in #ww1 100 years ago this week. He is one of 14 men from Dean St i… https://t.co/m573uC1I8z 4:44 PM Mar 18th

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