Private Liam Downs from Huntingdon was mentioned in despatches for his courage under fire.
Pte Downs drew heavy gunfire from enemy positions so his comrades could find cover in safer ground.
He was one of several Army heroes recognised with military honours. Jonathan Wills spoke to him today.
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Increasing cloud and rain overnight. Blustery and cold tomorrow.
Events are taking place in Cambridge, Norwich, Colchester, Southend and Lowestoft today, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Cloud will increase through the day with rain arriving by dawn.