Rugby School Memorial Chapel

WM name reference WMO/136533

Current Location:

Lawrence Sheriff Street, Rugby, CV22 5EH


The Memorial Chapel is a freestanding building constructed from Beer stone (type of limestone), located within the grounds of Rugby School. The plan-form is in the shape of a Greek cross, with four equal transepts and stained glass windows. Beneath the north & south windows are groups of wall mounted, incised stone tablets with the names of the fallen from WW1 & WW2 respectively. At the centre of the building is an integrated floor memorial tablet. Two large decorative wooden cabinets house copy-records of every Rugbeian involved in the wars.


World War 1

World War 2

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Lloyd Ernest 31-7-1917 Rugby School Memorial Chapel View
Humble Richard 30-7-1944 Rugby School Memorial Chapel View
Sharp Edmund 8-5-1944 Rugby School Memorial Chapel View
Stewart Russell Oldfield 26-1-1944 Rugby School Memorial Chapel View
Winter Ernest 24-4-1945 Rugby School Memorial Chapel View
Mackinnon Duncan 9-10-1917 Rugby School Memorial Chapel View

Further information:

Find more information about a specific soldier visit findmypast. The Scots Guards are delighted that their Enlistment Books from 1840 to 1938 are now available at:

If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:

  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
  • For bigger sites a copy of any advertising information or leaflets would be useful.

Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.