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.
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The North East fell silent at 11 o'clock this morning to remember and honour our war dead. Remembrance Sunday was marked in communities large and small across the region.
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