Remembrance Sunday during lockdown – in pictures | UK news

Remembrance Sunday during lockdown – in pictures | UK news
  • George Bradford, 90, a former Royal Marine, stands behind a window at the RBLI home in Aylesford, Kent

    George Bradford, 90, a former Royal Marine, stands behind a window at the RBLI home in Aylesford, Kent


  • Members of the armed forces march past the Cenotaph during the Remembrance Sunday service in Whitehall, London

    Members of the armed forces march past the Cenotaph during the Remembrance Sunday service in Whitehall, London


  • Bomber command veteran Alastair Lamb, 95, observes a two-minute silence at 11am on Remembrance Sunday from the doorstep at his home in Stirling

    Bomber command veteran Alastair Lamb, 95, observes a two-minute silence at 11am on Remembrance Sunday from his doorstep at his home in Stirling


  • The silence is observed in Newbury, Berkshire

    The silence is observed in Newbury, Berkshire


  • A small number of serving and former Royal Marine commandos gather at Commando Memorial in Spean Bridge, Scotland, to pay their respects to service personnel who fought in the two world wars and subsequent conflicts

    A small number of serving and former Royal Marine commandos gather at Commando Memorial to commemorate and pay respect to service personnel who fought in the two world wars and subsequent conflicts


  • Seymour ‘Bill’ Taylor, 95, from Colchester in Essex, who served as an able seaman in the Royal Navy onboard HMS Emerald during the D-day landings, joins neighbours in the street to observe the two minutes’ silence

    Seymour ‘Bill’ Taylor, 95, from Colchester in Essex, who served as an able seaman in the Royal Navy onboard HMS Emerald during the D-day landings, joins neighbours in the street to observe two minutes’ silence


  • Veteran Charlie MacVicar, who served for 23 years with Royal Scots (Edinburgh Unit) pays his respects at the Royal British Legion Remembrance Garden in Grangemouth, which used to be home to Grangemouth airport, where Spitfire pilots trained during the second world war

    Veteran Charlie MacVicar, who served for 23 years with Royal Scots (Edinburgh Unit) pays his respects at the Royal British Legion Remembrance Garden in Grangemouth, which used to be home to Grangemouth Airport where Spitfire pilots trained during the second world war


  • Second world war veteran Malcolm Clerc, 94, who served in the Navy Atlantic convoys, is seen with his daughter, Sally, after a socially distanced remembrance service in Knutsford, Cheshire

    Second world war veteran Malcolm Clerc, 94, who served in the Navy Atlantic convoys, is seen with his daughter, Sally, after a socially distanced remembrance service in Knutsford, Cheshire


  • Two schoolgirls and their father prepare to lay a homemade wreath at the memorial garden in Abebargoed. Remembrance Sunday services were still able to go ahead despite the Covid-19 measures in place across the various nations of the UK. Each country has issued guidelines to ensure the safety of those taking part

    Two schoolgirls and their father prepare to lay a homemade wreath ready to lay at the memorial garden in Abebargoed


  • Second world war veteran John Maffey, 93, stands on his doorstep in Knutsford, Cheshire, during the two minutes’ silence

    Second world war veteran John Maffey, 93, stands on his doorstep in Knutsford, Cheshire, during the two minutes’ silence


  • Pre-booked visitors at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire, observe the ‘virtual’ act of remembrance from the Armed Forces Memorial, which is being broadcast online during Remembrance Sunday

    Pre-booked visitors at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire, observe the ‘virtual’ act of remembrance from the Armed Forces Memorial, which is being broadcast online during Remembrance Sunday


  • Chelsea Pensioners watch a Remembrance Sunday service from their windows at the Royal Hospital Chelsea

    Chelsea Pensioners watch a Remembrance Sunday service from their windows at the Royal Hospital Chelsea


  • Callum Barnard, 27, with a wreath on Remembrance Sunday near Whitehall, central London. People had been asked to stay away from the Cenotaph for the first time because of the Covid-19 pandemic

    Callum Barnard, 27, lays a wreath on Remembrance Sunday for the first time despite lockdown restrictions in England. People had been asked to stay away from the cenotaph for the first time in history because of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic


  • Merchant navy veteran Bill Bennett, 94, wears his medals at his home in Kidderminster

    Merchant navy veteran Bill Bennett, 94, wears his medals at his home in Kidderminster


  • A veteran of the parachute regiment salutes in Falmouth, Cornwall

    A veteran of the parachute regiment salutes in Falmouth, Cornwall


  • Wreaths are laid at the war memorial outside the Windsor Parish Church of St John the Baptist

    Wreaths are laid at the war memorial outside the Windsor Parish Church of St John the Baptist


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