There are no longer any armed services based in Wisbech. The last unit in the town was D (Cambridgehire) Company 5th Bn, R. Anglians a T.A. platoon based in the Drill Hall, Sandyland.

The unit was one of many disbanded in Defence Reviews. Many serving territorials transferred to the RAF regiment at RAF Marham and subsequently saw service during the Iraq war. The drill hall remained as a HQ for the Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Force and Air Training Corps (ATC) until it was sold for redevelopment. The cadets moved into a purpose built Cadet Centre in the same road, next to the Sea Cadets in Sandyland. Wisbech.

The Drill Hall was previously occupied by 'The Cambridgeshire Regiment' whose members served in WW1 & WW2. Two battalions were in Singapore and became POWs during WW2.

The Cambridgeshire Headstone from above the old drill hall entrance has now been placed in the cadet centre grounds.

There are a number of 'Old Comrades' and 'Ex-Services' clubs and organisations in the area e.g. the 'RAFA' club  on Lynn Roadthe 'Ex-Services' club on Alexandra Road, the 'Royal British Legion' club at Upwell, the Royal Anglian Regiment Association and others.

These and other organisations are represented at the annual Remembrance Day services held in the area.

The Wisbech War Memorial is located in The Crescent on part of the site of the former Wisbech Castle. The tall Celtic Cross was erected for those who gave their lives in the 'Great War' and subsequently an additional memorial was added for those who gave their lives in  'WW2'.

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