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 in England and where they died. Nearly every soldier buried or remembered on the Western Front has now been visited, in some places by many people. Some of our men are buried in difficult-to-get-to places – across the Middle East, Pakistan and Africa.  Yet, with your help we have been able to lay crosses in Baghdad and Tehran, amongst many other remote locations.  So may we take this opportunity to say thank you to all of you who have helped us to get this far since we launched this challenge.

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