Rutland Remembers Blog

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

  • Netley Military Cemetery

    27th March '15 We have been to Netley Military Cemetery in Hampshire to visit the grave of Private Albert Johnson. And once again, we have been impressed by the standard of care which goes into maintaining First World War graves in this country...
  • War Horses

    9th January '15 We went to the National Theatre production of War Horse last night. What an incredible evening. And it reminded us of the story of Arthur Hughes-Onlsow, mentioned earlier in this blog...
  • Less Confused of Casterton

    5th January '15 Thanks to one of our members we have solved one of our puzzles about Little Casterton. In the previous blog we asked if anyone could shed some light on an A E Read who is named on the Little Casterton war memorial, but with no other details...
  • Confused of Casterton

    1st January '15 We’ve been to Little Casterton and are confused. Underneath the brass plaque with the names of four villagers who died in the First World War is a second plaque...
  • More soldiers’ records found

    10th December '14 The records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission show that many more fallen soldiers came from Rutland than was previously thought. Another 21 names have been added to the website, bringing the total so far to 632...
William Elliott of Manton was called up to serve in June 1918, aged 46. He fell ill while training in Kent and died… https://t.co/5t1Qsk67w2 12:01 PM Dec 9th