A former Plymouth Royal Marine who benefited from the Poppy Appeal has dedicated a tattoo and poem to 7 other marines killed in Afghanistan.Read the full story ›
A former Plymouth-based Royal Marine has had his back tattooed with seven poppies in memory of his fallen comrades.
Rob French served with 42 Commando and suffers from PTSD from his time in Afghanistan. He has dedicated a poem, "The Night Before Deployment", to his friends who lost their lives during the conflict. The seven Royal Marines are now known by many as "The Magnificent Seven".
- Former marine Rob French reads 'The Night Before Deployment'
Across the West and West Country people have fallen silent to remember the Fallen on Armistice Day.
A thousand poppies have been planted by students at Devizes School.
Each poppy has a special message written on it.
Every year the students come together as a community to remember those who've played a part in Wars past and present.
The Exeter Branch, Royal Marines Association, are holding an Armistice Day Service of Remembrance at the World War 1 Graves at Higher Cemetery.
Children from Ladysmith Junior School in Exeter laid poppy crosses at the World War 1 graves.
Thanks to the help of a Culdrose helicopter, this photo was taken of all of the staff and children at Mullion Primary School in Cornwall.
World War II veterans, serving soldiers & families came together today for the unveiling of a field of Remembrance in Royal Wootton Bassett.Read the full story ›
The decorative poppies were stolen just ahead of this week's Remembrance Day ceremonies.Read the full story ›
Dozens of soldiers have paraded through Plymouth as part of the city's Poppy Day activities.Read the full story ›