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In pictures: Remembrance Sunday

Queen laying a wreath at the cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday.

Events have taken place across the UK and Commonwealth to mark Remembrance Sunday. The Queen laid a wreath at the Cenotaph and led the nation in remembering the fallen.

Prince William at the Cenotaph in London on Remembrance Day

Prince William laid a wreath for the first time at the ceremony in Whitehall. Clarence House said he decided to lay his first wreath because he is now a serving officer.

Soldiers paying their respects during the remembrance parade in Basra, Iraq

The 1st Battalion Irish Guards of 1 Mechanised Brigade paid their respects during a remembrance service in Basra, Iraq. Soldiers also held a memorial in Helmand, Afghanistan.

Veterans from The Royal Scots Regiment prepare to take part in Remembrance Sunday ceremonies.

Veterans from The Royal Scots Regiment were among those who took part in the annual event held on the second Sunday in November.

Veterans laughing prior to the Remembrance day ceremony.

Veterans shared a joke as they prepared to take part in the march. This year's ceremony marks the 89th anniversary of the end of World War I and falls on Armistice Day itself.

Veterans from The Women's Auxiliary Air Force on Remembrance Sunday

Veterans, including the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, assembled at Horse Guards Parade before beginning the march along Whitehall.

Prime Minister Gordon Brown laying a wreath at the Cenotaph.

Prime Minister Gordon Brown and other political leaders laid wreaths at the Cenotaph. Former PMs and 40 High Commissioners of Commonwealth countries also took part.

Young boy marching in Remembrance day parade

A young boy joined veterans during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony and carried a wreath along Whitehall towards the Cenotaph, in Westminster.

Armed policeman stands observed two minute's silence at Heathrow Airport

Events took place across the UK. An armed policeman observed the two minute's silence at Heathrow's Terminal 1, along with airport staff and travellers.

A commando veteran lays a wreath at the Commando War Memorial.

Royal Marine Commando veteran James T Chalmers laid a wreath at the Commando War Memorial at Spean Bridge in the Scottish Highlands.

Jamie Cooper, the youngest soldier seriously injured in Iraq, in a wheelchair.

Private Jamie Cooper, 19, the youngest soldier seriously injured in Iraq, has been warned he could face a lifetime in a wheelchair. He attended a ceremony in Bristol.


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