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Thousands of people across our region stopped and fell silent today to remember those who served and died in war.
Old and young alike gathered at services that were particularly poignant this year, 100 years since the start of WWI.
There were also reminders of how the Poppy Appeal continues to help those affected by more recent conflicts.
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More than 300 people gathered outside Clacton Town Hall earlier to mark Armistice Day.
Tendring District Councillors, staff, school children and residents stood alongside members of the Royal British Legion.
They joined together as an act of remembrance and for a short service as well as a two minutes silence which was introduced by the Last Post at 11am and ended with Reveille.
Children at Blisworth Primary School in Northamptonshire gathered earlier for their Armistice Day service of remembrance.
They have made a poppy memorial like the one at the Tower of London in preparation for today.
The last post was played by one of the pupils and red balloons released by the Reception class.
People in Stowmarket will gather today to pay tribute to those that lost their lives in the wars and to honour a man called Spencer John Bent who in the First World War was was awarded the Victoria Cross for four separate acts of gallantry.
Private Bent's heroics came during the famous Battle of Ypres. He was later wounded at the Somme but survived the war, eventually rising to the rank of Regimental Sergeant Major. He died in 1977, aged 86.
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