Remembrance Day: Gatherings from around the world

People from all across the globe are gathering to remember those who gave their lives during the two World Wars, as well during other conflicts and peacekeeping missions. Gatherings in Canada, the UK, France and Ireland all observed a moment of silence and reflection on those who have served and paid the ultimate price.

The Queen appears to shed a tear whilst attending the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph, Whitehall, London. (Doug Peters/EMPICS)
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The Queen appears to shed a tear whilst attending the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph, Whitehall, London. (Doug Peters/EMPICS)
The Queen attending the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph, Whitehall, London. (Doug Peters/EMPICS)
Armistice Day 2019
The Queen attending the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph, Whitehall, London. (Doug Peters/EMPICS)
Veterans take part in Remembrance Day celebrations at Queen's Park in Toronto on Monday, November 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Veterans take part in Remembrance Day celebrations at Queen's Park in Toronto on Monday, November 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Canadian Forces personnel fire a twenty one gun salute during Remembrance Day ceremonies Monday, November 11, 2019 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Canadian Forces personnel fire a twenty one gun salute during Remembrance Day ceremonies Monday, November 11, 2019 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Governor General Julie Payette takes part in the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Monday Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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Governor General Julie Payette takes part in the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Monday Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A poppy is placed on the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier following a Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Monday Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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A poppy is placed on the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier following a Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Monday Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A member of the Canadian Forces salutes during a Remembrance Day ceremony at the National Military Cemetery at Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
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A member of the Canadian Forces salutes during a Remembrance Day ceremony at the National Military Cemetery at Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
(left to right) The Duchess of Cornwall, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duchess of Cambridge during the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall, central London. (Press Association via The Canadian Press)
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(left to right) The Duchess of Cornwall, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duchess of Cambridge during the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall, central London. (Press Association via The Canadian Press)
The Prince of Wales during the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall, central London. (Press Association via The Canadian Press)
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The Prince of Wales during the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall, central London. (Press Association via The Canadian Press)
People pin poppies on wreaths at the National Military Cemetery at Beechwood Cemetery following a Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa, on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
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People pin poppies on wreaths at the National Military Cemetery at Beechwood Cemetery following a Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa, on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lays a wreath during the National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Monday, November 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lays a wreath during the National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Monday, November 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A young boy attends Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
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A young boy attends Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Veterans participate in the National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Monday, November 11, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
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Veterans participate in the National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Monday, November 11, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
National Silver Cross Mother Reine Samson Dawe, left to right, Governor General Julie Payette, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau and Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Lawrence MacAulay participate in the National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Monday, November 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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National Silver Cross Mother Reine Samson Dawe, left to right, Governor General Julie Payette, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau and Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Lawrence MacAulay participate in the National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Monday, November 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Veterans lay a wreath at Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
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Veterans lay a wreath at Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a remembrance service on Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War in 1918, in Wolverhampton, Britain, November 11, 2019. Ben Stansall/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a remembrance service on Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War in 1918, in Wolverhampton, Britain, November 11, 2019. Ben Stansall/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a remembrance service on Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War in 1918, in Wolverhampton, Britain, November 11, 2019. Ben Stansall/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a remembrance service on Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War in 1918, in Wolverhampton, Britain, November 11, 2019. Ben Stansall/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS
Flag bearers during a ceremony of allied nations at Glasnevin cemetery in Dublin, Ireland, to mark Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War, Monday Nov. 11, 2019. Ceremonies around the world are marking guns falling silent to end hostilities and end World War One, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
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Flag bearers during a ceremony of allied nations at Glasnevin cemetery in Dublin, Ireland, to mark Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War, Monday Nov. 11, 2019. Ceremonies around the world are marking guns falling silent to end hostilities and end World War One, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
French military school Saint Cyr students attend ceremonies at the Arc de Triomphe to mark the 101st anniversary of the 1918 armistice, ending World War I, in Paris Monday Nov. 11, 2019 . (Ludovic Marin/Pool via AP)
France Remembrance Day
French military school Saint Cyr students attend ceremonies at the Arc de Triomphe to mark the 101st anniversary of the 1918 armistice, ending World War I, in Paris Monday Nov. 11, 2019 . (Ludovic Marin/Pool via AP)
French President Emmanuel Macron lays a wreath in front of the statue of Georges Clemenceau in Paris, Monday Nov., 11 2019, as part of the commemorations marking the 101st anniversary of the armistice, ending World War I. (Christophe Petit Tesson,/Pool via AP)
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French President Emmanuel Macron lays a wreath in front of the statue of Georges Clemenceau in Paris, Monday Nov., 11 2019, as part of the commemorations marking the 101st anniversary of the armistice, ending World War I. (Christophe Petit Tesson,/Pool via AP)
CARVIN, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 11: French far-right party "Rassemblement National" leader Marine Le Pen attends remembrance day commemorations on November 11, 2019 in Carvin, France. (Photo by Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images)
Marine Le Pen Attends Remembrance Day Commemorations
CARVIN, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 11: French far-right party "Rassemblement National" leader Marine Le Pen attends remembrance day commemorations on November 11, 2019 in Carvin, France. (Photo by Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images)
WWII veterans Roy Briggs and George Prichard sit onboard a C47 A Dakota plane used in the D-Day landings, during Remembrance Sunday celebrations in Dover, Britain, November 10, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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WWII veterans Roy Briggs and George Prichard sit onboard a C47 A Dakota plane used in the D-Day landings, during Remembrance Sunday celebrations in Dover, Britain, November 10, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Soldiers hold a poppy for the Remembrance Day, during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
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Soldiers hold a poppy for the Remembrance Day, during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

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