GALLERIES: Baldock, Hitchin, Letchworth and Stevenage host Remembrance Sunday services

Remembrance Sunday: Marching down Station Road to the Letchworth War Memorial.

Remembrance Sunday: Marching down Station Road to the Letchworth War Memorial. - Credit: Archant

Communities across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire came together yesterday to remember the fallen on Remembrance Sunday.

Remembrance Sunday: Police officers lay wreaths at Hitchin War Memorial.

Remembrance Sunday: Police officers lay wreaths at Hitchin War Memorial. - Credit: Archant

Two-minute silences were held across the area as people paid their respects to those who have lost their lives during conflict, on what is the centenary anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

In Stevenage, a march was organised from Primett Road to the war memorial at the Bowling Green, where a service of remembrance was held at 10.40am.

Remembrance Sunday: A two-minute silence is observed at the Stevenage War Memorial. Credit: Gary San

Remembrance Sunday: A two-minute silence is observed at the Stevenage War Memorial. Credit: Gary Sanderson. - Credit: Archant

Baldock also hosted a morning service, with wreathes laid at the war memorials in High Street, while Letchworth representatives gathered at the monument in Station Road.

After respects were paid in Letchworth, a parade marched through the town centre to Letchworth Free Church – where a further service was held.

Baldock's Remembrance Sunday service took place at the town's war memorial.

Baldock's Remembrance Sunday service took place at the town's war memorial. - Credit: Archant

In Hitchin, a march started at the town hall at 2pm and headed through the town centre, concluding at St Mary’s Church.

Following a service, wreaths were laid at Hitchin War Memorial to remember the fallen.

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A church service was also held at St Faith’s Church in Woolgrove Road, followed by a two-minute silence.

Further respects will be paid tomorrow when the country falls silent for two minutes at 11am to mark Armistice Day.

Stevenage is also holding a second service then at the Joyride Platform in the town centre from 10.50am.

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