Video report by ITV News Anglia's Claire McGlasson
A service has been held in Hitchin to honour the only soldier from the town to ever be awarded the Victoria Cross.
Second Lieutenant Frank Young died in 1918 after rescuing a group of his men.
New memorials, remembering recipients of the Victoria Cross in World War One, are being put on display across the country.
Watch our tributes to the Victoria Cross heroes of the First World War