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UK remembers war dead

UK remembers war dead
Jamie Henderson, formerly of The Gordon Highlanders and grandson Edward Jantet, 8 stand outside Westminster Abbey after the Remembrance Sunday service on in London, England. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the start of the Second World War and on Remembrance Sunday the country honours its veterans with the commemorations paying particular focus to the troops who have lost their lives in current conflicts. A British soldier from 2nd Battalion The Rifles, became the 200th British soldier to lose his life in combat in Afghanistan earlier this week, bringing the total number of British losses, including accidents and illnesses, to 231. (Getty Images)
UK remembers war dead
Remembrance crosses for servicemen killed in the current conflict in Afghanistan sit outside Westminster Abbey after the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph on November 8, 2009 in London, England. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the start of the Second World War and on Remembrance Sunday the country honours its veterans with the commemorations paying particular focus to the troops who have lost their lives in current conflicts. A British soldier from 2nd Battalion The Rifles, became the 200th British soldier to lose his life in combat in Afghanistan yesterday, bringing the total number of British losses, including accidents and illnesses, to 231. (Dan Kitwood/GETTY IMAGES)
UK remembers war dead
Ex-servicemen walk through St James’s Park to attend the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in London, England. (Getty Images)
UK remembers war dead
A man waits to greet fellow Ex-servicemen at Horse Guards Parade ahead of the Remembrance Sunday service in London, England. (Getty Images)
UK remembers war dead
Wreaths lay at the foot of the Cenotaph after the Remembrance Day Sunday service in London, England. (Getty Images)
UK remembers war dead
Harvey Davenport, 5, stands with his uncle Alan Brown of Kings Own Royal Border Regiment before attending the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in London, England. (Getty Images)