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WATCH: silence across the borders to remember war dead

People throughout Cumbria, Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders stood silently at ceremonies today, to remember those who lost their lives fighting for their nation.

Paul Crone has this report:

Armistice Day: Wendy's story

Armistice Day is being observed around the region.

In Kendal, Wendy Chandler was one of those attending the service at the town's war memorial.

This morning's ceremony was particularly moving for her and her son as it was a chance for her to wear her husband's medals, which he never had the chance to wear:

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PHOTO: Armistice Day in Galashiels

Servicemen and women who fought and died for their country were honoured in Galashiels today.

Crowds gathered to pay tribute, and lay tributes at the memorial beneath the clock tower:

Armistice Day in Galashiels. Credit: ITV Border
Armistice Day in Galashiels. Credit: ITV Border
Armistice Day in Galashiels. Credit: ITV Border
Armistice Day in Galashiels. Credit: ITV Border

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Children lay tributes at Carlisle ceremony

Children took part in the service. Credit: ITV Border

At the city memorial in Carlisle today, a remembrance service was held to ensure young people in the region never forget the sacrifice of their forebears.

Children laid tributes, read poems, and remained silent to honour those who have fought and died for their nation.

They also had the opportunity to meet veterans and serving personnel.

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