Remembering fallen heroes Merseyside stands silent on Armistice Day
MERSEYSIDE fell silent as the region remembered the fallen on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.
Veterans lined up alongside cadets and members of the public in services and ceremonies across Merseyside.
War memorials in Huyton and Southport drew large crowds as wreaths were laid to honour all those killed fighting for their country
In Liverpool St George’s Plateau was the focus of reflection with a service led by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Hazel Williams.
Children from St Margaret Mary’s infants school, Huyton, also sang during the service.
The annual event was felt more keenly than ever this year following a harrowing 12 months in Afghanistan.
In that time the conflict claimed the lives of seven Merseyside soldiers, four from the 1st Battalion the Mercian Regiment, which lost a total of 12 men during a six-month tour of duty in Helmand Province.
Remembering soliders from Merseyside and West Lancashire--->