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Service at National Memorial Arboretum to commemorate service personnel in 2011

Wreaths will be laid for soldiers who died in 2011 Photo: ITV Central

A service at the National Memorial Arboretum today will commemorate those killed in 2011 at the Armed Forces Memorial.

The annual Service of Commemoration, which takes place at midday today, is for families of those killed in action.

It will dedicate the names of those killed on duty in 2011 in front of 350 people, paying tribute to the 59 members who died as a result of terrorism last year.

Wreaths will be laid next to the wall of Memorial where the names are inscribed.

The service will be led by Bishop John Kirkham, former Bishop to the Armed Forces.

The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance.