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‘We will remember them’ - All the photos as Lowestoft stands still for soldiers

PUBLISHED: 14:40 10 November 2019 | UPDATED: 14:40 10 November 2019

The two minutes silence marked by the 105mm (L118) Light Gun from F (Sphinx) Parachute Battery, Photo: Mick Howes

The two minutes silence marked by the 105mm (L118) Light Gun from F (Sphinx) Parachute Battery, Photo: Mick Howes

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Lowestoft stood still a this morning as crowds gathered for Remembrance day to pay respects for those who have fought and died for the country.

Standard bearers on parade at Lowestoft, Photo: Mick HowesStandard bearers on parade at Lowestoft, Photo: Mick Howes

Commemorations began shortly after 10am, with a range of events remembering those who have and those who continue to serve for the country.

The Last Post then marked the start of a two-minute silence at 11am.

In Lowestoft, the two minute silence was marked by a 105mm Light Fun from the F (Sphinx) Parachute Battery.

The artillery gun fired shots out into the coast after Lowestoft's Mayor Alice Taylor inspected wreaths on the memorial.

Sue Day and Nigel Dix representing Cheshire Yeomanry Living History group, Photo: Mick HowesSue Day and Nigel Dix representing Cheshire Yeomanry Living History group, Photo: Mick Howes

Also present was the Cheshire Yeomanry Living History Group, who were dressed in full First World War regalia.

The ceremonies were finished with poetry readings by students at East Point Academy, Ormiston Denes Academy and Pakefield high school

Photo: Mick HowesPhoto: Mick Howes

Reading of poems by students from East Point Academy, Ormiston Denes Academy and Pakefield High School. Photo: Mick HowesReading of poems by students from East Point Academy, Ormiston Denes Academy and Pakefield High School. Photo: Mick Howes

Mayor of Lowestoft Councillor Alice Taylor inspects wreaths on the memorial. Photo: Mick HowesMayor of Lowestoft Councillor Alice Taylor inspects wreaths on the memorial. Photo: Mick Howes

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