Age shall not wither them

Remembrance Sunday services took place across the country yesterday to pay respects to Britain&rsquo;s war dead, marking the anniversary of the end of the First World War.<br /><br />Two-minute silences were held throughout the UK at 11am, following earlier services at military camps in Afghanistan, where flags flew at half-mast on a day when another British casualty was announced.<br /><br />In the City, a service was held outside the Royal Exchange, while the Queen also laid a wreath at the Cenotaph as part of the annual ceremony for those killed in war.<br /><br />She was joined by Prince Harry who was laying a wreath on behalf of Prince Charles, Prime Minister Gordon Brown, David Cameron, and Nick Clegg.<br /><br />A total of 231 British troops have been killed in Afghanistan, with 109 of those dying since the last Remembrance Sunday.<br />