Rutland and the Armed Forces

Image of Military Personnel on parade at Oakham Castle
Military personnel at Oakham Castle

Rutland has a rich military history, and has benefited from a long association with many parts of the country’s armed forces. This page provides links to just some of the history of the county.

Explore the service and sacrifice of those involved in the First World War at the comprehensive Rutland Remembers website.

Belton at War – the story of the impact of WWI and WWII on Belton in Rutland.

Cottesmore Shaped by War – by the Cottesmore History and Archaeology Group.

Life in Langham 1914 – 1919 from the Langham Village History Group.