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The development of the 2nd Edition of the Tutbury Book of Remembrance is supported by the

Staffordshire County Council Community Fund
Councillor Bob Fraser

 and by

Tutbury Parish Council

This website is archived in the British Library

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2017 100th Anniversary 3rd Battle of Ypres of Ypres

2017 – 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele

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News - JulyDec 2013

November 2013

Uttoxeter Lost generation

For those with an interest in the Fallen from Uttoxeter, there is a website created by Gillian and Alan Talbot that provides details of the Fallen - it can be found at

18 October 2013

Commonwealth War Graves Commission - India

More than 160,000 servicemen and women from Undivided India, who sacrificed their lives in the First and the Second World Wars, are commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission; the Commission has created a new website to explore their contribution - the website can be found here

From the trenches of the Western Front to the deserts of Mesopotamia, over 1.1 million soldiers of Undivided India served in the First World War. By November 1918, over 60,000 men from the subcontinent – diverse in culture, language and faith – had given their lives in service. In death, the remains of these men were treated according to their respective religions. While Muslim soldiers were buried and their graves marked by headstones, the remains of Hindu and Sikh soldiers were cremated, their ashes scattered according to custom.  Some are remembered on the CWGC’s 36 Cremation Memorials - from Patcham Down to Taukkyan - but most are recorded on the Memorials to those with no known grave.

September 2013

Graphical Representation of WWI Casualties

James Offer has produced a website showing the numbers of WWI Fallen in graphical form both as a timeline and by age of the fallen - it can be found here and it is well worth a visit.

August 2013

Staffordshire Great War website

Staffordshire County Council have launched a website which describes Staffordshire’s involvement in the Great War and also provides information on the Staffordshire Great War Trail, which primarily consist of the National Memorial Arboretum, the Staffordshire Regimental Museum and Cannock Chase’s military training camps and the German and Commonwealth War Cemeteries.

July 2013

Display board for Tutbury Museum

A display board based on the Tutbury Book of Remembrance has been created for Tutbury Museum to be displayed alongside the other boards that tell the story of Tutbury.  The Museum is usually open from Good Friday until the end of September on weekday afternoons and all day Saturday.

2nd July 2013

Grant from Staffordshire County Council and Councillor Fraser

Councillor Bob Fraser has kindly awarded us a grant of £750 from the Staffordshire County Council Community Fund towards the costs of researching and producing the 2nd Edition of the Tutbury Book of Remembrance - this combined with the grant from Tutbury Parish Council should enable all costs to be met.

3rd June 2013

Grant from Tutbury Parish Council

Tutbury Parish Council has kindly awarded a grant of £100 towards the costs of producing the 2nd Edition of the Book of Remembrance - we are very grateful to the Parish Council for their generosity.

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