Armistice Day Services Are Held Throughout The Country
First World War veterans 108 year old Bill Stone (R) ,Harry Patch, 110, and Henry Allingham, 112, (L) are escorted by Lieutenant Michelle Goodman holder of the Distinguished Flying Cross (L), Corporal Johnson Beharry holder of The Victoria Cross and Marine Mkhuseli Jones holder of Military Cross (R) gather at the start of the Armistice day commemorations on November 11, 2008 in London. Veterans gathered at the Cenotaph for a ceremony that included a two-minute silence observed at 11.00am, the moment when the Armistice Treaty was signed by the Allies and Germany in a railway carriage in the Forest of Compiègne, France, bringing to an end four years of conflict.
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