Hundreds of people stood silent in Colchester town centre to pay their respects on Remembrance Sunday.
Young and old stood shoulder to shoulder as armed forces cadets and war veterans laid wreaths.
Soldiers past and present, and cadets, marched down to High Street.
Brigadier Giles Hill, Commander of Colchester Garrison's 16 Air Assault Brigade, also laid a wreath.
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