There are records of 0 Fallen from Egleton during The Great War - click view details for more information.

No one who was born in Egleton died in the First World War, and therefore there is no war memorial in the village. However it is not classified formally as a "Thankful Villages" by the Royal British Legion because there were two men living in the village immediately before the war and who died serving in the Royal Navy. Reuben Carpendale is remembered in Ashwell and Charles Throsby is remembered in Greetham.

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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.

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