Gallery: Thousands in east Suffolk fall silent as mark of respect on Remembrance Sunday
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Soldiers have been joined by members of the public and local dignitaries to mark Remembrance Sunday across east Suffolk.
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.