Remembrance Sunday: 10,000 veterans march past the Cenotaph

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The ceremony takes place every year on the nearest Sunday to the anniversary of World War I's end on November 11, 1918.

The Cenotaph Remembrance Sunday is commemorating the United Kingdom fallen heroes of war.

Thousands of military personnel, veterans and members of the public gathered in the streets around the Cenotaph to honor those killed in that war and subsequent conflicts.

Representatives of the Overseas Territories, including Bermuda, and the Crown Dependencies have laid wreaths for the first time at the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph today in London.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and other political leaders took time out from campaigning to join the ceremony on a cold, sunny autumn morning.

They stood with heads bowed as Big Ben struck 11am, and a two-minutes' silence was marked by the firing of a gun by the King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery and a bugler's Last Post.

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Kimberley Durrant, the director of the governments London office, took part in the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in the United Kingdom capital.

An equerry is due to lay a wreath for the Duke of Edinburgh who is not expected to be present after retiring from royal duties two years ago.

Prince Charles placed a wreath of red poppies on the Cenotaph in Whitehall during the Remembrance Day service, 2019.

After the formal wreath-laying, thousands of veterans, war widows and their families marched past the monument to the sound of a military band, applauded by well-wishers lining the sidewalks.

The Duke of Cambridge, Duke of Sussex, Duke of York, the Earl of Wessex, the Princess Royal and the Duke of Kent all laid wreaths at the base of the memorial. Some used wheelchairs, mobility scooters or walking sticks and were well into their 10th decade.

Former prime ministers were also there.

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