Photos: Armistice services in Ramsgate

Albion Gardens Armistice service Photo Eleanor Marriott

Today -Monday, November 11 – is Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of hostilities in the First World War at 11am in 1918, with Remembrance Sunday always the second Sunday in November.

World War One began on July 28, 1914, ignited by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The conflict lasted four years, three months and 14 days, ending on November 11, 1918.

Almost 7 million civilians and 10 million military personnel were killed during the conflict.

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, World War One officially ended when an armistice was signed by Germany and the Allies.

Services today included wreath laying at Destiny in Albion Gardens in Ramsgate and hymns, a bugler, service and a minute’s silence in Ramsgate town centre, outside Timpson’s.

Photographer Eleanor Marriott captured the services in these fabulous pictures:

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