Remembrance Day
Remembering the fallen

By Peter Realf Monday 12 November 2012 Updated: 16/11 14:39

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Buy photos » Harry Walker, 95, of the Rugby No1 Branch Royal British Legion. Picture courtesy of Peter Realf. (s)

THOSE who lost their lives serving King, Queen, and country were remembered at the weekend.

There were services in the town centre and across the borough yesterday (Sunday) as Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day - when the guns fell silent at the end of the First World War - coincided.

Hundreds attended services on a crisp sunny morning to honour the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.

*Pictures appear courtesy of Peter Realf. Contact 07801 235851 or email prealfphoto@aol.com for more information.

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Buy photos» Tom Collier, 93, has been attending Rugby’s Remembrance Day parade since 1946. He has been taking his daughter, Pauline Giles, with him since she was five. Tom is pictured here with his daughter and his 84-year-old brother, John Collier. (s)

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Buy photos» Mayor Coun Kathryn Lawrence and chairman of Rugby No1 Branch Royal British Legion, Ian Boulter, help 95-year-old Harry Walker down the memorial gate steps. (s)

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