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27 British People Pay Tribute To Their Relatives Who Died During World War I

This is how the British public are remembering the fallen soldiers of the First World War.

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Today is Remembrance Sunday and the public is commemmorating the deaths of the 888,246 British and Colonial soldiers who lost their lives fighting for Britain in the FIrst World War.

The Queen and politicians, including the prime minister, will today lay wreaths at the Cenotaph, the monument in London to remember Britain's fallen soldiers. And thousands of members of the British public are expected to visit the Tower of London, where artist Paul Cummins has created an installation of ceramic poppies.

1. Thousands of people are also remembering Britain's soldiers – and their family members – online, through a variety of messages. Here are some of them:

Wearing my poppy with pride- great,great uncle Frederick Allen, who lied about his age to join up Died in France ww1

donna chambers@dskscFollow

Wearing my poppy with pride- great,great uncle Frederick Allen, who lied about his age to join up Died in France ww1

11:12 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Thinking of my great-great-grandfather who died at the Somme. My gran who should have known him knew him only from photos. War is a horror.

Andrew Copson@andrewcopsonFollow

Thinking of my great-great-grandfather who died at the Somme. My gran who should have known him knew him only from photos. War is a horror.

11:02 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Remembering my Great Uncle, who died aged just 19 in WW2, and my Great Grandfather who was severely shell shocked after WW1 #Remembrance

Sophy Ridge@SophyRidgeSkyFollow

Remembering my Great Uncle, who died aged just 19 in WW2, and my Great Grandfather who was severely shell shocked after WW1 #Remembrance

10:52 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Huge turn out for Keighley Cenotaph Service. Remembering my Great Uncle James Bliss died 1918 aged 19.

Jan Smithies@janthecllrFollow

Huge turn out for Keighley Cenotaph Service. Remembering my Great Uncle James Bliss died 1918 aged 19.

11:10 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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One of the 888,246 poppies at the tower represents Harry Nightingale who died at the age of 23 in ww1 #LestWeForget

Beth Nightingale@BethNgaleFollow

One of the 888,246 poppies at the tower represents Harry Nightingale who died at the age of 23 in ww1 #LestWeForget

11:18 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Today I remember my Great Uncle Walter, who fought and died at the battle of Jutland in WW1 he was 16 years old. #RemberanceSunday

Gordon Farmer@RedboyGeeFollow

Today I remember my Great Uncle Walter, who fought and died at the battle of Jutland in WW1 he was 16 years old. #RemberanceSunday

11:17 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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I remember my Great - Great Grandfather today who served in World War 1. May all those who died never be forgotten. #RemembranceSunday

Becki@LoveEire4evaFollow

I remember my Great - Great Grandfather today who served in World War 1. May all those who died never be forgotten. #RemembranceSunday

11:22 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Today I am remembering my great grandfather (Somme) and my paternal grandfather (Gallipoli) who both served with Duke of Cornwall's LI x

Sue Perkins@sueperkinsFollow

Today I am remembering my great grandfather (Somme) and my paternal grandfather (Gallipoli) who both served with Duke of Cornwall's LI x

10:16 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Remembering amongst all the brave, my great Uncle Rees. Kelly Xx

stereophonics@stereophonicsFollow

Remembering amongst all the brave, my great Uncle Rees. Kelly Xx

9:24 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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I also remember my Great grandfather George Henry, who although survived the Great War, later succumbed to his injuries from being Gassed.

Gordon Farmer@RedboyGeeFollow

I also remember my Great grandfather George Henry, who although survived the Great War, later succumbed to his injuries from being Gassed.

11:19 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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This little chap was my great great uncle, killed in The Battle of the Somme #RemembranceSunday #WeWillRememberThem

Lizzie Carter-Fox@lizziecarterfoxFollow

This little chap was my great great uncle, killed in The Battle of the Somme #RemembranceSunday #WeWillRememberThem

11:17 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Important do not forget those who made up British forces overseas. My great grandfather fought with 1m others as part of British Indian Army

Humza Yousaf@HumzaYousafFollow

Important do not forget those who made up British forces overseas. My great grandfather fought with 1m others as part of British Indian Army

8:57 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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My great-grandfather George William Russell Sanders before heading to the Somme. #remembranceday #!

Roy Lines@roylinesukFollow

My great-grandfather George William Russell Sanders before heading to the Somme. #remembranceday #!

11:03 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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My great grandfather died in the1st world war, I never met him but his wife Great granny Peggy lived until 93 as his widower 💔#lestweforget

Kat Make-A-Wish @Kat1987BFollow

My great grandfather died in the1st world war, I never met him but his wife Great granny Peggy lived until 93 as his widower #lestweforget

11:15 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Thinking of my great grandfather today who gave his life in the battle of the Somme a brave man I admire greatly #LestWeForget

Roy McHugh@rmchugh81Follow

Thinking of my great grandfather today who gave his life in the battle of the Somme a brave man I admire greatly #LestWeForget

11:07 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#RememberanceSunday this George Parr my great grandfather. He died on the first day at the Battle Of The Somme.

Michael Parr@MikeParrActorFollow

#RememberanceSunday this George Parr my great grandfather. He died on the first day at the Battle Of The Somme.

11:02 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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My Great Grandfather, Arthur Thompson, who died in the Somme on 13/11/1916 #LestWeForget 🌺

Chloe Robinson@clo_robinsonFollow

My Great Grandfather, Arthur Thompson, who died in the Somme on 13/11/1916 #LestWeForget

11:20 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Thinking of my great-great-grandfather who died at the Somme. My gran who should have known him knew him only from photos. War is a horror.

Andrew Copson@andrewcopsonFollow

Thinking of my great-great-grandfather who died at the Somme. My gran who should have known him knew him only from photos. War is a horror.

11:02 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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R.I.P. Great Uncle George and the other brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice so we could live safely today #LestWeForget

hodge@rjghodgesFollow

R.I.P. Great Uncle George and the other brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice so we could live safely today #LestWeForget

11:23 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Remembering my beloved Grandpa WW2,Great Great uncle Stanley WW1 & all those that gave so much #LestWeForget #RemembranceSunday

Tamsin Williams@The_Official_TWFollow

Remembering my beloved Grandpa WW2,Great Great uncle Stanley WW1 & all those that gave so much #LestWeForget #RemembranceSunday

11:20 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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I will never forget the sacrifices made by those before us including my grandad & great uncle in wars past #iwillalwaysremember

Joseph Neal@JosephNeal23Follow

I will never forget the sacrifices made by those before us including my grandad & great uncle in wars past #iwillalwaysremember

11:09 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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RIP & Thanks RT @rachelkennedy84: Remembering my great uncle, padre Fr Bernard Benson, who died at Oosterbeek, Arnhem

julia hobsbawm@juliahobsbawmFollow

RIP & Thanks RT @rachelkennedy84: Remembering my great uncle, padre Fr Bernard Benson, who died at Oosterbeek, Arnhem

11:09 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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My great uncle was only 19 when he died just 7 months before the end of #WWI in April 1918 #LestWeForget #RemembranceSunday

Sue@SierraUniEchoFollow

My great uncle was only 19 when he died just 7 months before the end of #WWI in April 1918

#LestWeForget #RemembranceSunday

10:57 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Thinking of my Grand Uncle Private Michael Healy who died in Ypes from mustard gas in the great war, my he rest in peace with his comrades

Paddy Nolan@PadjoeFollow

Thinking of my Grand Uncle Private Michael Healy who died in Ypes from mustard gas in the great war, my he rest in peace with his comrades

11:13 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Remembering my Great Uncle Norman who gave his life in #WW1 and all others who have bravely fought for us #LestWeForget #WeWillRememberThem

Gemma Cowap@GemcowapFollow

Remembering my Great Uncle Norman who gave his life in #WW1 and all others who have bravely fought for us #LestWeForget #WeWillRememberThem

11:10 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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R.i.p great uncle jeff who died at 19 in world war two, pop pop is so proud of you xxxx

eff@2SiobhanFollow

R.i.p great uncle jeff who died at 19 in world war two, pop pop is so proud of you xxxx

11:05 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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@poppypride1 My Great Great Uncle Richard Devonshire died in action at Flanders 1916 aged 18. For him & others, I wear my #poppy with pride

Sharon Williams@sharon_williamsFollow

@poppypride1 My Great Great Uncle Richard Devonshire died in action at Flanders 1916 aged 18. For him & others, I wear my #poppy with pride

10:46 AM - 09 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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