There are two First World War graves in the Churchyard, Lovick Rudkin and William Walker. They are also both remembered on the war memorial which is located in the cemetery on the edge of the village towards Oakham.

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Long view of Empingham Church.
By marko-12 on Thursday 17th May '18 at 3:19pm

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.

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