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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
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
Air Raid
Appeals Tribunals - mainpage
German POWs at Rushden House - 1916
High Street South - 1916
Scouts - Service in WWI
Rolls of Honour - mainpage St John Ambulance Men in WWI
Cenotaph in London Injured Soldiers insignia


Memorial Service 1917 St Mary's Church

Photographs at National Archives

Memorial Service 1917 Baptist Church

Promotions in WWI

CWS Shoe Factory - Enlisted men

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

Rushden's 'Gurkhas'

Rev W H Tomkins - 1918

Display of War Pictures 1916

Memorial Chapel - St Mary's Church

Shop Outing 1917


Civilians killed in World War II

Aeroplanes - WWI

Methodist deaths in World War II

Cultivating Waste Land - 1917

The Royal British Legion

Girls at CWS 1917
Glimpses of War - 1917
Serving Men & Women - galleries 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

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

Special Constables

Short Brothers - Brothers in Arms Visiting War Graves
Nurses In WWI Pilgrimage 1928
WWII Awards & Tributes Index
Events of 1939
Rationing WWII
Wartime in Rushden WWII (by date)

Mission Incredible - 1944 Evacuees - mainpage

Paddy - the War Dog 1947 Rushden Motor Ambulance Group
Boot & Clothing Fund 1940
Enlistments Gift for the Northamptonshires
Naval Service 1900-1925 (refs only) Court Estate First Aid Post
Enlistments Entertainment WWII - by Arthur Griggs
Ploughing 1940
Paddling at Ditchford 1940
Bombs fell on Rushden
Training Recruits
Enlistments(by date, regt, name, town, employer)

Soldiers Notes, Letters and Newsclips Army Boxing Contest 1941
Soldiers Notes - mainpage Local Wartime Service WWII
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
Mackness Brothers WWI
Parker Family 1917
Armistice in Cairo 1918
Baker Brothers 1918
Lt. L Perkins - demob 1919
Soldiers' Pay & Dependents
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
Conditions at the Front WWI Wartime Fundraising & Comforts

Soldiers Notes - mainpage

Money Lent to Parliament in 1643
Wartime Savings WWI
Family of Fighters Belgian Relief Fund
Cecil Adnitt - "Wireless" Officer 1914
Horace Twelvetree - Naval Airman 1915 National Relief Fund 1915
Mr Percy Button 1915 Rose Day 1915
Sgt. T J Long 1915/16 Nursing Association Funds
Pte. C Magee 1915 Parcels Fund WWI
Trooper Shoesmith at Ypres 1915 Prisoner of War Funds WWI
Arthur Vorley - Telegraphist - 1915 Red Cross Funds WWI
Ernest Hawkes - Indian Cavalry 1915 Snippets - WWI
Chubb Family Street Shrines - funds for troops
W J Wood Wounded Soldiers & Sailors Fund
Prisoners of War Writing home - YMCA Huts
Comforts for Soldiers WWI
Soldiers Return 1919
Nazi prison ship 1943
Discharged Sailors and Soldiers
C Smith, RAF, in India 1943
Knitting for Troops 1940-45
Dickens - Patriotic Family 1944 Spitfire Fund 1940 - mainpage
Chaplain - Ian Douglas-Jones Parcels Fund 1942-1945
Prisoners of War
Prisoner of War Funds WWII

War Weapons Week 1941 & 1942
Memories Salvage 1942
WWI Tank in Spencer Park & Memories HMS Quorn 1940-44
Reg Leach - Preparations for War 1939
David Clark 1940's & An Autograph Book HMS Queen Elizabeth
Daisy Clarke (nee Browning) - Evacuee Aid to Russia 1942
Sydney H Martin 1914-18 Aid for China 1943
William Abington's 1940 memories

Boys' Brigade and The War

Sgt B Fensome - 1944 Wings Week 1943
Fensom Brothers - 1944 War Memorial 1944
Chris Glidle - 1944 Book Collections 1944
Seamen & U Boat 1944 Salute the Soldier Week
R W Lockie 1944
Wartime National Savings WWII
Sunderland Aircrash 1946 WWII Snippets
Jack Tear's War Boot found 2018
Ray Bridgeford 1955
Korea Notes Allies Thanks
WWII Memories in 2005 Dutch Family - 1944

Military Boxing Events & Remembrance Services
Army Boxing Armistice Day 1931

50 years - V E Day - Parade 1995
Military Groups Armistice Centenary 2018
W'boro Volunteers at Rushden 1881
Northamptonshire Regiment Poems
5th Platoon B Company 7th
'Airy Pains'
R.A.M.C. Hunting The Huns
Local Defence in Rushden 1915 Verse by E E Sears 1918
Northants Yeomanry 1915 Verses by RWN - WWII
We've Done a Bit Down 'Ere
Territorial Army - Introduction Poems by Michael Knight
Remembering - Sydney Tilley
20th TRB Shoemakers

Information Wanted WWI
Royal Welsh Fusiliers

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

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