Gallery: Thousands in east Suffolk fall silent as mark of respect on Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Day service at the Moot Hall in Aldeburgh.

Remembrance Day service at the Moot Hall in Aldeburgh. - Credit: Archant

Soldiers have been joined by members of the public and local dignitaries to mark Remembrance Sunday across east Suffolk.

After a soggy, wet start to Sunday morning 09.11.14 people started to congregate on Market Hill Wood

After a soggy, wet start to Sunday morning 09.11.14 people started to congregate on Market Hill Woodbridge for the Remembrance Service at 10.50 p.m. Young and Old came to pay their respects to loved ones and to those who lost their lives to War. After the Remembrance Service a shortened church service took place outside the Shire Hall, Market Hill led by Rev. Kevan McCormack - Chaplain to the Queen. - Credit: citizenside.com

Troops from 16 Air Assault Brigade joined communities to honour those who have lost their lives on operations.

Soldiers were on parade for services at war memorials in towns and villages near their bases at Wattisham and Woodbridge.

Three regiments are based at Wattisham Flying Station and all had soldiers at neighbouring towns and villages.

3 Regiment Army Air Corps, whose 662 Squadron is currently returning from its final tour of Afghanistan, had troops on parade and Apache attack helicopter flypasts at Remembrance services in Stowmarket, Needham Market, Aldeburgh and Barking.


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7 Air Assault Batallion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers sent soldiers to Hadleigh for a parade and service, as well as supporting services in Claydon.

In Woodbridge a marching contingent of 30 sappers from 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault) and 61 Field Squadron, 36 Engineer Regiment, both based at Rock Barracks, joined the service in the town centre, events at the town’s Grove Court care home and in Boyton, Alderton and Melton.

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There were also troops at Aldeburgh’s Remembrance Day service outside the Moot Hall on the seafront.

At Framlingham crowds gathered on the Market Hill and at the church to mark the solemn anniversary while in Kelsale there was a march to the church for the traditional service.

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