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.
Almost 100 years since Spencer Bent's bravery at the battle of Ypres, a special ceremony has been held to officially recognise his heroism.
A military enthusiast from Bedfordshire has raised thousands of pounds so he can build a memorial to his county's brave soldiers.