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The cemetery lies at the end of Kilburn Road and has two listed chapels in its grounds. Thirteen soldiers and one woman who served in the First World War are buried here. Seven have distinctive Commonwealth War Graves headstones, one of which has recently been installed while another two have been replaced by longer-lasting marble. Other soldiers have family memorials which the CWGC maintains. Sadly, two of them do not have grave markers at all but we've marked their burial sites on the photographs on their individual pages. They were no longer in the army when they died and it seems no one was able to pay for a headstone. A further grave of a former soldier is in a state of disrepair. On each person's individual page, we give directions on how to find each grave. There is still one grave which we have not been able to find.

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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.
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

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