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Armistice Day: Silence falls across the Anglia region

People across the Anglia region mark Armistice Day with a two minute silence

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Clacton pays its respects to the fallen on Armistice Day

More than 300 people gathered outside Clacton Town Hall earlier to mark Armistice Day.

People of all ages gathered outside the Town Hall in Clacton Credit: Tendring District Council

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.

Veterans stood outside the Town Hall Credit: Tendring District Council

Like many people around the country at 11am on the 11th of November it was a chance for us to think of those who have sacrificed everything in various conflicts around the world.

A chance to think about what they did for us so that we can have the lives we enjoy today.

– Cllr Guglielmi
Young people gathered to pay their respects Credit: Tendring District council

As was the case on Sunday this was the largest attendance for many years. It was fantastic to see the youngsters here.

– Dan Casey, President, British Legion, Clacton

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