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The hoarding around the Cenotaph in Bristol was spray-painted with graffiti in the early hours of Sunday, police said.
Avon and Somerset Police said hoarding put up around the Cenotaph on Colston Avenue was damaged.
A 29-year-old man has been charged with one count of criminal damage and one count of possessing cannabis.
Organisers say a world record was broken for the most people coming together to form a human poppy.
Major works in the centre of Birmingham forced the move of Remembrance Day events from Centenary Square to Colmore Row near Cathedral Square.
That didn't stop a parade from several units and the laying of wreaths to remember those who died.
The centenary of the end of World War One brought a particular focus to the occasion and hundreds turned up to pay their respects.