Teigh considers itself a "Thankful Village" because no one from the parish died in the First World War. Indeed, there is a plaque inside the Church giving thanks for the safe return of eleven men and two women who served. However, next to it is a Roll of Honour which includes the name of William Haines who was killed in the Battle of the Somme. We think William came from nearby Market Overton but was living in Teigh at the time he enlisted. He is not on any war memorial, here or in Market Overton, but has a grave on the battlefield where he fell, in Dantzig Alley Cemetery. Two other casualties could also be considered Teigh men. William Rawding and his brother Bert lived with their parents at Catmos Lodge which is just inside the Rutland border although the family looked to Edmondthorpe as their local community. Nevertheless, a memorial marking Teigh as a Thankful Village was unveiled opposite the village church in 2014.
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