Rutland Remembers Blog

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

  • Rutland’s first casualty

    22nd August '14 This week sees the hundredth anniversary of the death of Rutland’s first casualty. Our basic information about Major Arthur Hughes-Onslow, a retired soldier and keen huntsman, came from Rutland and the Great War...
  • Lyndon’s forgotten soldier

    23rd July '14 Humphrey Nevinson was a Lyndon boy – born in the village and living there until he was 18. But he’s not on the war memorial in the lovely village church...
  • Essendine mystery solved

    23rd July '14 Many thanks to site user Camilla Brandal for solving some of the mystery surrounding George Moor of Essendine. Camilla used Canadian and CWGC records to show George is wrongly named on the plaque in Essendine Church and was able to discover some details about his life...
  • Somme revisited

    14th July '14 Last week we visited the Somme and gave ourselves the task of laying crosses on as many Rutland graves as possible as well as on the Thiepval and Pozieres memorials...
  • Remembering all over the world

    5th July '14 One of our stated ambitions is to visit every Rutlander’s grave or memorial wherever they may be around the world during the four years of the First World War centenary...
Tom Bernard Hayes of Whissendine was gassed twice in #WW1 and died 100 years ago today of the effects of this gas p… https://t.co/egmZtsZYAl 3:29 PM Apr 2nd