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British troops around the world pay tribute to WW1 soldiers

British service personnel stand in the darkness at Camp Bastion's vigil site . Credit: Ministry of Defence

Britain's military personnel have spoken at their pride at commemorating their predecessors who fought in the First World War.

HMS Iron Duke Commanding Officer, Commander Tom Tredray lays his wreath at a War Cemetry near to Sekondi, Ghana. Credit: Ian Simpson/PA Wire

Members of the armed forces have taken part in events to mark 100 years since Britain joined the conflict, joining in services in Glasgow, Folkestone, Belgium, London and Afghanistan.

Prince Harry chats with some of the soldiers who marched down to the Harbour during the Short Step event in Folkestone, Kent. Credit: Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence will also take part in the Lights Out project, turning out the lights at its headquarters and at the old War Office next door ,among others.

LMA Kirsty Roach leads Protectors Ships Company in their service and prayers on HMS Protector. Credit: Jay Allen/PA Wire

In Portsmouth, all ships alongside at the Royal Navy Base will sound their sirens for 30 seconds exactly at 11pm to mark the moment Britain declared war on Germany.

National Service of Commemoration for the Commonwealth, Glasgow Cathedral Wreath Laying and March Past, George Square. Credit: Ministry of Defence

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