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War Memorial & Graves

Soham’s War Memorial at the junction of the High Street and Clay Street was dedicated on 23rd January 1921 by the people of Soham for the service men of the First World War and later for the service men and women from World War 2 it includes the the name of 2 women and one of which is Mollie Evershed

Sister Mollie Evershed is 1 of only 2 Women on the Bayue War Memorial commemorating those who died during D Day Landings. For more information about Ms Evershed and her heroism please click here and press article (credit Ms Clare Butler with permission Ely Standard)

There are 23 War grave Commission Headstones within Soham Town Council Cemetery locations which can be identified on a commemorative plaque made from a door panel of a American KC 135 Statotanker presented to the Town Council by the 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron U. S. A. F RAF Mildenhall in 2018. This plaque is located on the circular grassed area between the two Chapels.

Soham Branch of Royal British Legion is the Custodian of, and organises the, Remembrance Day Parade & service in November each year and Soham Town Council is pleased to financially support this civic event for its traffic management. In addition a wreath in memorial and on behalf of all residents is laid alongside other tributes at the War Memorial by the Chairman of the Council.

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