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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

Cenotaph Service

Outings - 1917

Memorial Hospital

Peace Declared 1918

Information to Relatives - 1940s

USAF in Hall Park

War Memorial & Church Photos

Remembrance Services 2008

Food in Wartime - MO Report 1920
Awards & Tributes (in year order) Blackberry Picking 1918
WWI Awards & Tributes Index Flax Gatherers at Hinwick
Absent Voters 1918 & 1919
Major J A Browning - For King & Country Wartime in Rushden WWI
F Wykes - TA Certificate 1914-19 Shoetrade in WWI
Short Brothers - Brothers in Arms Soldiers Return - 1919
Nurses In WWI

Special Constables

WWII Awards & Tributes Index Visiting War Graves
Pilgrimage 1928
Events of 1939

Mission Incredible - 1944 Rationing WWII

Paddy - the War Dog 1947 Wartime in Rushden WWII (by date)
Evacuees - mainpage
Enlistments & Service Records Rushden Motor Ambulance Group
Chelsea Hospital patients (refs) Boot & Clothing Fund 1940
Naval Service 1900-1925 (refs) Gift for the Northamptonshires
Enlistments Court Estate First Aid Post
Entertainment WWII - by Arthur Griggs
Ploughing 1940
Paddling at Ditchford 1940
Bombs fell on Rushden
Training Recruits
War Office:Service Records (refs)
Enlistments(by date, regt, name, town, employer)
Serving Men & Women - galleries
PX Employees Serving Army Boxing Contest 1941

Local Wartime Service WWII
Soldiers Notes, Letters and Newsclips
Writing home - Rest Huts
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
Newell Family 1943
Royal Oak - 1939 Air Raid Shelter

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

Soldiers Notes - mainpage

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

Boys' Brigade and The War

Wings Week 1943
Memories War Memorial 1944
WWI Tank in Spencer Park & Memories Book Collections 1944
Reg Leach - Preparations for War 1939 Salute the Soldier Week
David Clark 1940's & An Autograph Book Wartime National Savings WWII
Daisy Clarke (nee Browning) - Evacuee WWII Snippets
Sydney H Martin 1914-18 Boot found 2018
William Abington's 1940 memories
Sgt B Fensome - 1944 Allies - Thanks, Gifts, and notes
Fensom Brothers - 1944 Dutch Family - 1944
Chris Glidle - 1944 Gifts and notes
Seamen & U Boat 1944
R W Lockie 1944 Events & Remembrance Services
Sunderland Aircrash 1946 Armistice Day 1931
Jack Tear's War
50 years - VE Day Parade 1995
Ray Bridgeford 1955 Armistice Centenary 2018
Korea Notes Remembrance Garden
WWII Memories in 2005

Military Boxing Poems
Army Boxing 'Airy Pains'

Hunting The Huns
Military Groups Verse by E E Sears 1918
W'boro Volunteers at Rushden 1881
Verses by RWN - WWII
Northamptonshire Regiment We've Done a Bit Down 'Ere
5th Platoon B Company 7th
Poems by Michael Knight
R.A.M.C. Remembering - Sydney Tilley
Local Defence in Rushden 1915
Northants Yeomanry 1915
Territorial Army - Introduction Information Wanted WWI
20th TRB Shoemakers
Militia Lists

Inhabitants & Arms 1590
Royal Welsh Fusiliers Montagu Musters - early 1600's

Able Bodied Men 1638
Visiting Troops - WWI Owners of Arms 1660
Home Guard - mainpage Militia Lists Introduction
Steelbacks' History in WWII Published
Army Cadet Corps 1942

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