Holocaust Day marked in Highbridge at Frank Foley statue
short service took place next to Highbridge's Frank Foley Statue
in Market Street on Friday to commemorate World Holocaust Day.
War Memorial Trust organised the service, which was conducted by
members of the Highbridge clergy.
Wreaths were laid at the statue in Market Street by residents, including
Mayor Cllr Michael Clarke and the Chairman of Sedgemoor District
Frank Foley was employed as a Passport Control Officer in Berlin
from 1920 until 1939.
his role, he was able to help hundreds of Jews escape from Nazi
Germany before the outbreak of World War Two.
had no diplomatic immunity and put himself at great risk by helping
to save the lives of 10,000 Jews.
photos show the scene next to the Highbridge Frank Foley statue
honouring Frank Foley, Highbridge war hero, is unveiled