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PM pays tribute to Britain's fallen servicemen and women

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Prime Minister David Cameron joined the Queen and other members of the Royal Family for the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in Whitehall

Mr Cameron laid a wreath to commemorate those servicemen and women killed in all conflicts since the First World War. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and other political leaders also attended and laid wreaths.

Additionally, Defence Secretary Liam Fox and Prince William flew in to Camp Bastion in Afghanistan’s Helmand province to take part in a service of remembrance.

During Mr Cameron’s visit to Seoul for the G20 on 11 November, the PM also took part in a service of Remembrance with British war veterans at Gloster Valley, South Korea. The site saw one of the British Army’s bloodiest battles in 1951.

See pictures of the ceremony on Flickr.