The Queen lays a wreath at the Cenotaph war memorial

The Queen lays a wreath at the foot of the Cenotaph memorial Credit: PA Wire

The Queen has laid a wreath at the foot of the Cenotaph memorial to honour British service personnel who have died during conflict.

A two-minute silence was observed by military veterans, political and religious figures and other royal dignitaries.

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UK falls silent for war dead

The Queen led a service at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in tribute to members of the armed forces who have died in major conflicts. Remembrance Sunday services have been held across the country and in Afghanistan.