Video: Royals lead memorial to allied war dead
Published 12/11/2012 | 05:00
The monarch laid the first wreath at the Cenotaph in London to commemorate members of the Armed Forces who died fighting in all conflicts since the First World War.
Big Ben struck to mark the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month and Whitehall observed a silence only punctuated by distant traffic and birds.
The crowds watching the service in central London could be the largest yet, the Royal British Legion said.