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Bristol falls silent on Armistice Day

Children at today's remembrance service in Clifton. Credit: ITV West Country/Richard Payne
St John's memorial in Clifton. Credit: ITV News/Richard Payne
Children gather to pay their respects to the Fallen. Credit: ITV News/Richard Payne
Local schoolchildren left hand-written notes and wreaths at the memorial. Credit: ITV News/Richard Payne
"Our Heroes, from the children at Clifton Tots." Credit: ITV News/Richard Payne

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Exeter's service of remembrance

The Exeter Branch, Royal Marines Association, are holding an Armistice Day Service of Remembrance at the World War 1 Graves at Higher Cemetery.

People gathered at a memorial in Exeter Credit: ITV West Country/Bob Cruwys
Credit: ITV West Country/Bob Cruwys
Credit: ITV West Country/Bob Cruwys

Children from Ladysmith Junior School in Exeter laid poppy crosses at the World War 1 graves.

Credit: ITV West Country/Bob Cruwys
Credit: ITV West Country/Bob Cruwys
Credit: ITV West Country/Bob Cruwys

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The West pays tribute ahead of Armistice Day

This poppy man has pride of place in Royal Wootton Bassett Credit: ITV News

Knitted and crocheted poppies have been taking over towns in the West, inspired by the display of ceramic poppies at the Tower of London in 2014.

It seems to be the modern way to remember the fallen of conflicts between the first World War and today. Our reporter Robert Murphy has been to see the Wiltshire poppy tributes and was also at a traditional march in Bristol, attended by the last Dambuster, 'Johnny' Johnson

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