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Remembrance Sunday in Plymouth

Remembrance Day 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.

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

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Military Wives and War Horse help launch Poppy Appeal

The Poppy Appeal was launched at various ceremonies around the region today. The Royal British Legion is hoping to top last year's record breaking total of £40 million.

Our Defence correspondent John Andrews went to Dartington where the Military Wives Choir and Stephen Spielberg's film of War Horse have helped focus attention on Devon servicemen, past and present.

Military Wives launch Devon's Poppy Appeal

The choir performed at the launch of the national Poppy Appeal in Trafalgar Square on Wednesday Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Military Wives' Choir will help launch this year's Poppy Appeal in Devon this morning. School children and members of the Royal British Legion will be attending the ceremony at Dartington Hall near Totnes. The Choir will perform their number one hit "Wherever you are".

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