The Service of Commemoration is underway in Alrewas to pay tribute to the soldiers who died in action in 2011.
Wreaths will shortly be laid at the Wall of Memorial.
The service is being led by Bishop John Kirkham, former Bishop to the Armed Forces.350 people are attending the annual event at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
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52-year-old David Cooley died on Thursday after sustaining serious head injuries during an altercation outside a pub in Leicester.
Monday will see another fine and dry day after a cloudier start for some.
Low cloud will gradually become confined to the coast allowing sunny spells in the afternoon.