The main Belton-in-Rutland war memorial is outside the Church. But inside St Peter's at the back beside the bells is another memorial dedicated to the bell ringers who fought in the First World War. Of the ten remembered here, two were killed within a week of each other, Alban Jarman and Charles Reeve. Four others were wounded and one was a prisoner of war. 

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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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