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Rutland and the Great War

The book that inspired Rutland Remembers has been republished as a limited edition. Rutland and The Great War by George Phillips is a facsimile edition of the original with some minor corrections and alterations. 

The book is published by The Lord Lieutenant’s Committee for the Commemoration of the First World War and is on sale at Rutland County Museum. It looks and feels like the original, but has a dust cover and a new foreword by the present Lord Lieutenant, Dr Laurence Howard. The photographs have been digitally enhanced by Mike Frisby of Langham Village History Group who first proposed the book should be made available to a new audience. 

Rutland and The Great War is priced at £15 and is available from the County Museum. A hundred copies have been signed by Dr Laurence and these are available for £20. All profits go to The Lord Lieutenant’s Committee to sponsor events and activities to commemorate Rutland’s part in the First World War. The book can also be ordered online using Genfair here  or through Amazon here at a slightly higher cost. 

William Elliott of Manton was called up to serve in June 1918, aged 46. He fell ill while training in Kent and died… https://t.co/5t1Qsk67w2 12:01 PM Dec 9th