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

The only record we have for anyone from Wardley who died in the First World War was Corporal Tom Pykett who was born in the village but brought up in Ayston where he is remembered along with his brother and two cousins. The church in Wardley is now closed and has no war memorial.

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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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