Battle of the Somme remembered in Attleborough

A memorial service was held at the war memorial in Attleborough to commemorate 100 years since the B

A memorial service was held at the war memorial in Attleborough to commemorate 100 years since the Battle of the Somme. - Credit: Archant

The centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme was remembered at morning service in Attleborough on Friday.

The service at the war memorial in the town centre was led by Royal British Legion chairman Dave Bickel and Reverend Matthew Jackson.

Three blasts on a whistle were sounded to remember the signal soldiers were given to go 'over the top'.

Wreaths were laid by Mr Bickel, Rod Eldridge, town mayor Jeremy Burton, and Tim Cobb, representing Attleborough businesses.

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