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Queen leads Royals in Remembrance tributes

The Queen has led the tributes to members of the armed forces who have died in major conflicts during a national services of Remembrance at the Cenotaph.

The Queen laid the first wreath at the service.

She laid the first wreath before other members of the Royal Family including the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry followed suit.

The Duke of Edinburgh attended the service.

The Duke of Edinburgh, who joined the Royal Navy in 1939, wore the uniform of an Admiral of the Fleet for the ceremony.

Prince Harry pictured at the Centotaph.

Prince Harry, who has undertaken two tours of duty in Afghanistan, wore the uniform of Captain, Household Cavalry with the Army Air Corps beret.

The Duke of Cambridge lays a wreath in a tribute to fallen service personnel.

The Duke of Cambridge, who left operational service recently after more than seven years in the forces wore the uniform of Royal Air Force Flight Lieutenant.

The Duchess of Cambridge observing the two-minute silence.

The Duchess of Cambridge was also in attendance at the service, watching from a nearby balcony.

Royals and politicians pay tribute to fallen serviceman

The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Harry and Prince Williams were among senior Royals who laid wreaths at the Cenotaph in Whitehall to mark Remembrance Sunday.

Prime Minister David Cameron, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Labour leader Ed Miliband were also among politicians and dignitaries who laid a wreath to honour British service personnel who have died during conflict.

It followed a two-minute silence that was observed at 11am.

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In Pictures: The region's tributes to its war dead

Newcastle City Centre, together with dozens of other North East cities and towns, paused at 11 o clock in honour of those who fell in wars past and present.

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The service at Eldon Gardens, Newcastle city centre this morning Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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Hundreds joined the short parade on a sunlit November morning Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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A soldier checks his watch as his colleagues and the public bow their heads for 2 minute silence Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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War Veterans at today's silence in Newcastle Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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Serving service people joined war veterans to honour their fallen colleagues Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Meanwhile in Sunderland, the public was lead by war veterans and serving service people in a moving ceremony.

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Sunderland's service at 11 o clock this morning Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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The Sunderland service was attended by hundreds who paid their respects Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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Troops in Afghanistan mark Remembrance Sunday

Troops in Afghanistan have marked Remembrance Sunday with a service attended by Prince Andrew and Defence Secretary Philip Hammond.

The royal said: "This is the last opportunity to mark a Remembrance Sunday in the field like this under the current garrison strength and I think it's important....that we mark not only this by coming here but remembering all those who have lost their lives in this particular campaign.

Crowds assemble near Cenotaph ahead of service

Remembrance Sunday services are to be held today in tribute to members of the armed forces who have died in major conflicts. Credit: ITV News/Darren Burn

Crowds have begun to gather around the cenotaph in Whitehall ahead of the annual service to pay tribute to those who have died in major conflicts.

The Queen will lay a wreath in memory of those who lost their lives.

Prime Minister David Cameron and other party leaders will also leave tributes at the memorial.

Read: PM: We must not forget those who sacrificed so much

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