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Armistice Day memorials

The Midlands will today remember those who fought in the First World War as part of Armistice Day.

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  1. Chris Halpin

Thousands mark Armistice day in the East Midlands

Earlier today , thousands of people across the East Midlands stopped to remember those killed in conflict around the world.

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, people paused for two minutes to pay their respects to those who gave their lives, for our freedom.

The last surviving widow of a World War one veteran laid a wreath in honour of her husband on today, her 93rd birthday, at a remembrance service at the National Memorial Arboretum near Burton-upon-Trent. Chris Halpin reports.

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