January 27, 2009
Holocaust Memorial Day marked
at Highbridge ceremony
Memorial Day was marked in Highbridge on Tuesday (January 27th)
with a short service next to the town's Frank Foley Statue.
of residents attended the ceremony, which was led by Highbridge's
vicar, Reverend Robin Lodge, in Bank Street, as pictured here.
service included several Bible readings, the reciting of the Act
of Commitment, plus prayers and a blessing besides the statue
outside Highbridge Community Centre in Bank Street.
Frank Foley was employed as a UK Passport Control Officer in Berlin
between 1920 and 1939, and helped hundreds of Jews escape from
Nazi Germany before the outbreak of World War Two.