Memorial service to WW1 heroine

Memorial service at Norwich Cathedral Credit: ITV News Anglia

A service of remembrance for a World War One heroine has been taking place in Norwich today.

The service is in memory of Edith Cavell who was shot by the Germans during the First World War.

A marching band plays Credit: ITV News Anglia

She helped more than 200 allied soldiers escape from German occupied Belgium. She was shot by a firing squad on October 12th 1915.

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