Norfolk and Waveney are remembering those who have fallen in conflict. Picture: Ian Burt Archant Thousands of people across Norfolk and Waveney are paying their respects to those who fought for peace – as the region falls silent to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. Today marks a hundred years since the First World War, when a conflict which claimed the lives of millions of soldiers and civilians was brought to an end.At various locations, including Norwich Cathedral, Thetford, Gorleston and Sandringham, events started at 6am when lone pipers played the tune Battle’s O’er as part of a national event Battle’s Over – A Nation’s Tribute.In Lowestoft, crowds gathered at Ness Point at 6am this morning to pay their respects to all those who lost their lives in battle.A bagpiper performed Battles O’er to mark the start of the day of remembrance, with fellow pipers following suit across the country.Dozens of spectators gathered for the occasion, including Lowestoft mayor Ian Graham and deputy mayor Peter Knight.In Norwich, at 10.40am, a service of remembrance and a minute’s silence was to be held at the war memorial outside City Hall, followed by a veterans and armed forces parade to the Cathedral at… Read full this story
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