Ceremonies of remembrance have been held across the West Country in honour of servicemen and women killed in conflict. At 11 o'clock people across the region paused to observe two minutes silence in tribute to the war dead.
In Plymouth veterans stood side by side with active servicemen and women, cadets and members of the public to pay their respects.
The biggest service was held at the Plymouth Hoe Naval War Memorial at 11am. A two minutes silence was honoured. The Deputy Lieutenant placed a wreath at the memorial on behalf of the county of Devon followed by the Lord Mayor on behalf of the people of Plymouth.
Thousands of people attended the service in Plymouth. Some spoke to our reporter Kathy Wardle about why they felt it important to pay their respects...