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Poppy appeal launched in Devon

This year's appeal is being launched in Chivenor Credit: ITV News West Country

This year's poppy appeal is being launched in Devon this morning at the Royal Marines Base in Chivenor.

The theme for the 2013 appeal is 'family'. Local school children from the area have been invited to take part in a service to remember servicemen and women who've lost their lives.


Remembrance Sunday in Plymouth

Crowds on Plymouth Hoe for Remembrance Day Credit: ITV West Country

Thousands of people turned out on Plymouth Hoe this morning for the annual remembrance service. At 11am veterans, cadets and servicemen and women stood side by side as they paused to remember those killed in action.

Plymouth's war memorial become focal point of remembrance service Credit: ITV West Country


Remembrance Sunday in Pictures

Thousands have lined the streets of Bristol in tribute to servicemen and women killed in action. At 11am veterans, servicemen and women, cadets and members of the public stood side by side to mark the 2 minute silence.

Wreaths being placed at the cenotaph in Bristol Credit: ITV West
Troops pause to remember fallen servicemen Credit: ITV West
Wreaths placed at Royal Wootton Bassett Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Wreaths of remembrance are placed on the war memorial on the High Street of Royal Wootton Bassett, where a service of remembrance and two minutes silence was observed. The Wiltshire town had become synonoymous with the repatriation of fallen service personnel.

Crosses of remembrance are placed around the War Memorial in Royal Wootton Bassett Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

People young and old place crosses of remembrance on the war memorial on the High Street of Royal Wootton Bassett.

Serving military personnel chat with vetrans at Royal Wootton Bassett, Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
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