Nelson’s Column statue is seen between commemorative poppies floating in a fountain in this photograph taken underwater in Trafalgar Square during an Armistice Day event in London. Toby Melville/Reuters
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Jake Moores, who was a Commodore in the Royal Navy looks at some of the figurines that have been laid out on College Green as part of the 19,240 Shrouds of the Somme art installation by Rob Heard in Bristol, England. Each figurine represents one of the British soldiers who died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images
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Larry Roberts, a veteran from South Shields who served with the Royal Green Jackets, looks at the sculpture Eleven ‘O’ One in Seaham, County Durham, ahead of playing the bugle at a ceremony to mark Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War.
A member of the armed forces with prosthetic legs pays his respects at the Armed Forces Memorial in the National Memorial Arboretum on Armistice Day near Lichfield, Staffordshire, central England.
World War Two veteran Harry Marrington, from Portsmouth, England, leans down to pick up a paper poppy during an Armistice Day ceremony under the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium. The Menin Gate Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are not known.
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Crosses with poppies honour the fallen at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London. Armistice day will be marked on November 11.
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Soldiers of 256 Squadron of The Royal Signals clean and prepare the Basra Memorial Wall at The National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire, UK, ahead of Armistice Day on Monday