Rutland Remembers Blog

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

  • Friends of Nunhead Cemetery

    7th December '14 We all know what a great job the Commonwealth War Graves Commission does. What is lesser known is how enthusiasts help keep memories alive in other types of cemeteries...
  • A Branston Pickle?

    19th November '14 John Thomas Branston and John Thomas Branston Woodward – two soldiers from Rutland who both died in the First World War. But the question that has perplexed us for some time is how two soldiers had such similar names...
  • Six months of Rutland Remembers

    18th November '14 It’s now six months since Rutland Remembers was launched and a chance to look back with some pride on what the site has achieved. It seems a very long time ago indeed when the three of us sat down in the Lord Nelson in Oakham and sketched out what we wanted the site to show...
  • Two more soldiers added

    9th October '14 Today two more names have joined the Rutland list of the Fallen. One of them, Charles Gilby, has been brought to our attention from a site user, Paul Sanders...
  • New search facility

    26th August '14 Today we’ve introduced a new advanced search facility when searching for the Fallen. It enables users to search by regiment, date or year of birth, age and in various other fields as well...
Albert Page of Uppingham answered Lord Kitchener’s call & enlisted in November 1914, aged 21. He served at Vimy & l… https://t.co/zU7biTi9rU 8:27 PM Sep 15th