The three Hill brothers who fought and died in the First World War are remembered here. Along with three other brothers, who served and survived, they were all born and spent their early years in Rutland before their parents moved to Skegness.

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3 images The War Memorial is located adjacent to the south entrance of St Matthew's Anglican Church at the junction of Scarborough Avenue and Lumley Avenue in Skegness.The white Portland Stone Cross of Sacrifice on an octagonal base. A sword, pointing downwards, is carved into the face of the cross.There are 71 names commemorated from the First World War. In addition, there are 68 names from the Second World War.There are no memorial plaques inside St Matthews Church, which is known as 'The Church on the Roundabout'.
By marko-12 on Thursday 30th March '17 at 1:02pm

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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