Lives of 11 victims of Second World War Cromer bombing commemorated 75 years on

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in the WW2 Cromer bombing that took place 75 years ago.Byline: Sonya DuncanCopyright: Archant 2017 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

The lives of 11 people who died when four bombs were dropped over Cromer during the Second World War have been commemorated.

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in the WW2 Cromer bombing that took place 75 years ago.Byline: Sonya DuncanCopyright: Archant 2017 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

People living in the town and surrounding villages came together on Sunday as a flag was raised at half-mast to mark the 75th anniversary of the Nazi bombing on July 22, 1942, which significantly damaged the town centre.

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in the WW2 Cromer bombing that took place 75 years ago.Byline: Sonya DuncanCopyright: Archant 2017 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

On Sunday morning, Mary Wilson from the East of England Co-op Funeral Services raised the flag outside Cromer Church to recognise the 11 people who died and the 13 who were injured in the bombing, which happened as the Nazi aircraft returned to its base.

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in the WW2 Cromer bombing that took place 75 years ago.Mich Andrews, sector manager at the Co-op funeral services says a few words.Byline: Sonya DuncanCopyright: Archant 2017 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

On Thursday, July 27, the Co-op funeral services branch in the town will display pictures, film and memorabilia of the bombing from 1pm to 4pm.

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in the WW2 Cromer bombing that took place 75 years ago.Mich Andrews, sector manager at the Co-op funeral services says a few words.Byline: Sonya DuncanCopyright: Archant 2017 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Local historian Peter Stibbons and deputy mayor David Pritchard will be on hand to share their knowledge.

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in the WW2 Cromer bombing that took place 75 years ago.Mayor of Cromer John Frosdick and Co-op branch manager Mary Wilson raise the flag.Byline: Sonya DuncanCopyright: Archant 2017 - Credit: Sonya Duncan


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The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in the WW2 Cromer bombing that took place 75 years ago.Mayor of Cromer John Frosdick and Co-op branch manager Mary Wilson raise the flag.Byline: Sonya DuncanCopyright: Archant 2017 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in

The East of England Co-op Funeral Services raise a flag to commemorate those who lost their lives in the WW2 Cromer bombing that took place 75 years ago.Byline: Sonya DuncanCopyright: Archant 2017 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

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