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Hundreds of people at Clacton in Essex have been etching figures of soldiers on the sand as part of remembrance day. The event was created by film director Danny Boyle, using the country's beaches as a canvas to honour those who lost their lives in the war.
Yesterday, cities, towns, and villages across the East of England marked the centenary of Armistice Day.
Historic England has completed a four-year project to list 2,500 war memorials in England. In this region, 516 memorials were listed.
A woman born on the day the guns fell silent will celebrate her 100th birthday on Armistice Day.