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Rushden - Wars & Wartime

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Wars & War Memorials Rushden in Wartime (by year)
Boer War
Boer War - mainpage
Crimean War
Effects of the War - The First Month -1914
Afghanistan & Jowaki 1877-80 Belgian Guests 1914
Sikkim 1888 Relief of the Belgians - 1914
Boer War - mainpage Shoemanuf's Sons Enlisted
Memorials WWI Street Shrines Glassbrook Road - News Notes 1914-1918
War Memorial - mainpage Home Hints 1915
Local Defence in Rushden 1915
Medical Officer's Hints
Air Raid
Appeals Tribunals - mainpage
German POWs at Rushden House - 1916
High Street South - 1916
Scouts - Service in WWI
St John Ambulance Men in WWI
Rolls of Honour - mainpage Injured Soldiers insignia
Cenotaph in London Photographs at National Archives


Memorial Service 1917 St Mary's Church

Promotions in WWI

Memorial Service 1917 Baptist Church

Rationing WWI

CWS Shoe Factory - Enlisted men

Red Cross in WWI
Oldest Soldier - Pte A Davis

Rushden's 'Gurkhas'

Rev C J Keeler 1916

Display of War Pictures 1916

Rev W H Tomkins - 1918

Shop Outing 1917

Memorial Chapel - St Mary's Church

Aeroplanes - WWI


Civilians killed in World War II

Cultivating Waste Land - 1917

Methodist deaths in World War II

Girls at CWS 1917

The Royal British Legion

Glimpses of War - 1917
Outings - 1917

Cenotaph Service

Peace Declared 1918

Memorial Hospital

Information to Relatives - 1940s

USAF in Hall Park

War Memorial & Church Photos

Remembrance Services 2008 Food in Wartime - MO Report 1920

Blackberry Picking 1918
Awards & Tributes (in year order) Flax Gatherers at Hinwick
WWI Awards & Tributes Index Absent Voters 1918 & 1919
Wartime in Rushden WWI
Major J A Browning - For King & Country Shoetrade in WWI
F Wykes - TA Certificate 1914-19 Soldiers Return - 1919
Short Brothers - Brothers in Arms

Special Constables

Nurses In WWI Visiting War Graves
WWII Awards & Tributes Index
Pilgrimage 1928
Events of 1939
Rationing WWII

Mission Incredible - 1944 Wartime in Rushden WWII (by date)

Paddy - the War Dog 1947 Evacuees - mainpage
Pte Keith Nutter Rushden Motor Ambulance Group

Boot & Clothing Fund 1940
Enlistments & Service Records Gift for the Northamptonshires
Chelsea Hospital patients (refs) Court Estate First Aid Post
Naval Service 1900-1925 (refs) Entertainment WWII - by Arthur Griggs
Enlistments Ploughing 1940
Paddling at Ditchford 1940
Bombs fell on Rushden
Training Recruits
War Office:Service Records (refs)
Enlistments(by date, regt, name, town, employer) Army Boxing Contest 1941
Canadians -1940
Serving Men & Women - galleries
PX Employees Serving Local Wartime Service WWII

Soldiers Notes, Letters and Newsclips
Writing home - Rest Huts
Luke Seckington 1888
Soldiers Notes - mainpage
Walter Denton - Survivor
Denny Brothers
Aaron Upton 1870s
Pte Dickens & cousins at the Front 1915
Gold Medal 1915
Brown Brothers
Clayton Boys 1916
Sapper Darnell - Signalling 1916
Laughton Brothers 1917
W E Lockie 1916 Russia
Mackness Brothers WWI
Parker Family 1917
Armistice in Cairo 1918
Baker Brothers 1918
Lt. L Perkins - demob 1919
C W P H Wright
Soldiers' Pay & Dependents
Soldiers Notes - mainpage
Promotions in WWII
Dickens, Jack - 1944 Air Raid Shelter
Ekins, Joe - 1944 Clark Gable's visit
Newell Family 1943
Royal Oak - 1939 Wartime Fundraising & Comforts

Money Lent to Parliament in 1643
Soldiers Recounting Experiences
Wartime Savings WWI
Zulu War - J Willmott 1879 Belgian Relief Fund
Letter from Ernest King 1899
Soldier's Diary of the Boer War - 1901 National Relief Fund 1915
Siege of Kimberley
Rose Day 1915
Nursing Association Funds
Conditions at the Front WWI Parcels Fund WWI

Soldiers Notes - mainpage

Prisoner of War Funds WWI
Red Cross Funds WWI
Family of Fighters Snippets - WWI
Cecil Adnitt - "Wireless" Officer 1914 Street Shrines - funds for troops
Horace Twelvetree - Naval Airman 1915 Wounded Soldiers & Sailors Fund
Mr Percy Button 1915 Writing home - Rest Huts
Sgt. T J Long 1915/16 Comforts for Soldiers WWI
Pte. C Magee 1915 Soldiers Return 1919
Trooper Shoesmith at Ypres 1915 Discharged Sailors and Soldiers
Arthur Vorley - Telegraphist - 1915
Knitting for Troops 1940-45
Ernest Hawkes - Indian Cavalry 1915 Spitfire Fund 1940 - mainpage
R W Bass Parcels Fund 1942-1945
Chubb Family
W J Wood Posters for Fundraising
Prisoners of War Prisoner of War Funds WWII
War Weapons Week 1941 & 1942
Salvage 1942
Soldiers Notes - mainpage HMS Quorn 1940-44
Nazi prison ship 1943
C Smith, RAF, in India 1943
HMS Queen Elizabeth
Dickens - Patriotic Family 1944 Aid to Russia 1942
Joe Ekins Aid for China 1943
Chaplain - Ian Douglas-Jones

Boys' Brigade and The War

Prisoners of War Wings Week 1943
War Memorial 1944
Book Collections 1944
Salute the Soldier Week
WWI Tank in Spencer Park & Memories Wartime National Savings WWII
Reg Leach - Preparations for War 1939 WWII Snippets
David Clark 1940's & An Autograph Book Boot found 2018
Daisy Clarke (nee Browning) - Evacuee
Sydney H Martin 1914-18 Allies - Thanks, Gifts, and notes
William Abington's 1940 memories Dutch Family - 1944
Sgt B Fensome - 1944 Gifts and notes
Fensom Brothers - 1944 Boxing
Chris Glidle - 1944 Army Boxing
Seamen & U Boat 1944
R W Lockie 1944 Events & Remembrance Services
Clifford Timpson 1940-45 Armistice Day 1931
Sunderland Aircrash 1946
VE Day 1945
Jack Tear's War VE Day Teas 1945
post WWII Ray Bridgeford 1955 50 years - VE Day Parade 1995
Korea Notes
Armistice Centenary 2018
WWII Memories in 2005
Remembrance Garden
Military Groups Poems see also writers & poets
W'boro Volunteers at Rushden 1881
'Airy Pains'
Northamptonshire Regiment Hunting The Huns
5th Platoon B Company 7th Verse by E E Sears 1918
R.A.M.C. Verses by RWN - WWII
Local Defence in Rushden 1915 We've Done a Bit Down 'ere
Northants Yeomanry 1915 Poems by Michael Knight

Remembering - Sydney Tilley
Territorial Army - Introduction
Information Wanted WWI
20th TRB Shoemakers

Militia Lists
Royal Welsh Fusiliers Inhabitants & Arms 1590
Montagu Musters - early 1600's
Visiting Troops - WWI
Able Bodied Men 1638
Home Guard - mainpage Owners of Arms 1660
Steelbacks' History in WWII Published Militia Lists Introduction
Army Cadet Corps 1942
Visiting Troops WWII

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