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.
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The youngsters - known as kits - are living with their parents at the Woodland Valley Farm in Ladstock near Truro.
Some sunny spells as we go into this evening, with some low cloud coming in from the coast.
Ending the day with some pleasant sunny spells, however coastal low cloud will spread inland later, with some mist and low cloud.