Remembrance Sunday events are "massively important" to soldiers in honouring those who have gone before, an officer has said.
Warrant Officer Simon Nickleson from the East Midlands Universities Officers Training Corps, who was in charge of today's armed forces parade through Nottingham, said it was a "real privilege" to be part of the remembrance event in the city today.
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D-Day veterans from the West Midlands were given France's highest honour today, 18 months after a pledge to award every living soldier.
Dry for much of the Wednesday with possible brighter spells in the east. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards later in the day.
Wednesday will be another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.