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Rushden - Wars & Wartime


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

WWI

Memorial Service 1917 St Mary's Church

St John Ambulance Men in WWI

Memorial Service 1917 Baptist Church

Injured Soldiers insignia

CWS Shoe Factory - Enlisted men

Promotions in WWI
Oldest Soldier - Pte A Davis Rationing WWI
Rev C J Keeler 1916 Red Cross in WWI

Rev W H Tomkins - 1918

Rushden's 'Gurkhas'

Memorial Chapel - St Mary's Church

Display of War Pictures 1916

WWII

Civilians killed in World War II


Shop Outing 1917

Methodist deaths in World War II

Aeroplanes - WWI

The Royal British Legion

Cultivating Waste Land - 1917
Glimpses of War - 1917
Serving Men & Women - galleries Outings - 1917

Cenotaph Service

Peace Declared 1918

Memorial Hospital

Information to Relatives - 1940s

War Memorial & Church Photos

Remembrance Services 2008

Food in Wartime - MO Report 1920
Awards & Tributes (in year order) Blackberry Picking 1918
WWI
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
WWII Awards & Tributes Index Pilgrimage 1928
WWII
Events of 1939
Rationing WWII

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

Paddy - the War Dog 1947 Evacuees - mainpage
Rushden Motor Ambulance Group
Enlistments Boot & Clothing Fund 1940
WWI
Enlistments Gift for the Northamptonshires
Court Estate First Aid Post
Entertainment WWII - by Arthur Griggs
Ploughing 1940
Paddling at Ditchford 1940
Training Recruits Bombs fell on Rushden
WWII
Enlistments(by date, regt, name, town, employer)

Soldiers Notes, Letters and Newsclips
WWI
Soldiers Notes - mainpage
Walter Denton - Survivor Army Boxing Contest 1941
Denny Brothers Local Wartime Service WWII
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
Mackness Brothers WWI
Parker Family 1917
Armistice in Cairo 1918
Baker Brothers 1918
Obituaries
Lt. L Perkins - demob 1919
Soldiers' Pay & Dependents
WWII
Promotions in WWII
Royal Oak - 1939
Newell Family 1943

Soldiers Recounting Experiences
Zulu War - J Willmott 1879
Letter from Ernest King 1899
Soldier's Diary of the Boer War - 1901
Siege of Kimberley
Air Raid Shelter
WWI
Conditions at the Front WWI

Soldiers Notes - mainpage

Wartime Fundraising & Comforts
Family of Fighters Money Lent to Parliament in 1643
Cecil Adnitt - "Wireless" Officer 1914
WWI
Wartime Savings WWI
Horace Twelvetree - Naval Airman 1915 Belgian Relief Fund
Mr Percy Button 1915
Sgt. T J Long 1915/16 National Relief Fund 1915
Pte. C Magee 1915 Rose Day 1915
Trooper Shoesmith at Ypres 1915 Nursing Association Funds
Arthur Vorley - Telegraphist - 1915 Parcels Fund WWI
Ernest Hawkes - Indian Cavalry 1915 Prisoner of War Funds WWI
W J Wood Red Cross Funds WWI
Prisoners of War Snippets - WWI
Street Shrines - funds for troops
Wounded Soldiers & Sailors Fund
WWII
Nazi prison ship 1943
Writing home - YMCA Huts
C Smith, RAF, in India 1943 Comforts for Soldiers WWI
Dickens - Patriotic Family 1944 Soldiers Return 1919

Discharged Sailors and Soldiers
Memories
WWII
Knitting for Troops 1940-45
WWI Tank in Spencer Park & Memories Spitfire Fund 1940 - mainpage
Reg Leach - Preparations for War 1939 Parcels Fund 1942-1945
David Clark 1940's & An Autograph Book
Daisy Clarke (nee Browning) - Evacuee Prisoner of War Funds WWII
Sgt B Fensome - 1944 War Weapons Week 1941 & 1942
Fensom Brothers - 1944 Salvage 1942
Chris Glidle - 1944 HMS Quorn 1940-44
Sydney H Martin 1914-18
Seamen & U Boat 1944 HMS Queen Elizabeth
Sunderland Aircrash 1946 Aid to Russia 1942
William Abington's 1940 memories
Aid for China 1943
Jack Tear's War

Boys’ Brigade and The War

Ray Bridgeford 1955 Wings Week 1943
WWII Memories in 2005 War Memorial 1944
Korea Notes Book Collections 1944
Wartime National Savings WWII
Military Boxing WWII Snippets
Army Boxing

Military Groups Allies Thanks
W'boro Volunteers at Rushden 1881 Dutch Family - 1944
Northamptonshire Regiment
5th Platoon B Company 7th Events & Remembrance Services
R.A.M.C. Armistice Day 1931
Local Defence in Rushden 1915 50 years - V E Day - Parade 1995
Northants Yeomanry 1915
Poems
Territorial Army - Introduction 'Airy Pains'
Hunting The Huns
Verse by E E Sears 1918
Verses by RWN - WWII
Poems by Michael Knight
Remembering - Sydney Tilley
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Queries
Visiting Troops - WWI 20th TRB Shoemakers
Home Guard Information Wanted WWI

Militia Lists
Inhabitants & Arms 1590
Steelbacks' History in WWII Published Montagu Musters - early 1600's
Able Bodied Men 1638
Army Cadet Corps 1942 Owners of Arms 1660

Militia Lists Introduction

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