COLCHESTER: Thousands have turned out to pay their respects on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, falling this year on Remembrance Sunday.

The full day of tributes began at 6:00am, with a bagpipe lament, Battle’s O’er, played from the Town Hall balcony, as a thousand other bagpipes sounded across the nation.

Members of the council, civic dignitaries, The Royal British Legion and representation from the Colchester Garrison gathered at the War Memorial outside the entrance to Colchester Castle.

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