Part of today's remembrance parade in Sunderland saw the standard being carried of the 160th (Wearside) Brigade Royal Field Artillery, which hasn't been displayed in the city for decades.
Villages, towns and cities across the region have fallen silent for remembrance Sunday.
Thousands turned out to pay their respects to those who sacrificed their lives in conflicts.
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One of the many services held around the North East was in Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland, where the Revered Audrey McCartan lead the ceremony.
Ceremonies and parades have been held throughout the North East and North Yorkshire to remember servicemen and women killed in conflict.Read the full story ›
The Queen was joined by the Duke of Edinburgh and members of the leading political parties at the Cenotaph in central London.Read the full story ›
As Remembrance Day approaches, here is an example of how the Poppy Appeal helped one soldier's family, after he lost his life in Afghanistan.
Jon Mckinlay, from Darlington, was serving with the 1st Battalion The Rifles when he was shot and killed in September 2011, while out on patrol.
His widow Lisa is backing this year's appeal, after experiencing the support of the British Legion.
Amy Welch reports.
People from across the region have attended a special service to officially open the North Field of Remembrance. Thousands of wooden crosses were planted in memory of fallen service men and women at the site in Gateshead.
The first service has been held at the Royal British Legion's first ever Field of Remembrance in the North. Friends and family gathered at Saltwell Park in Gateshead to remember service men and women who have died whilst on active service.
A poppy field made from 9000 crosses has been planted in Gateshead to mark the fallen, including soldiers from our region.Read the full story ›
The planting of 9000 crosses to mark the fallen is proving to be of comfort to both families and members of the armed forces.
Lieutenant Colonel Dave Garner says that the new poppy field is important to soldiers as it helps them to see that the community is remembering those who have been killed during active service.