Armistice Day: Wales falls silent for remembrance

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Events were held in Swansea, Cardiff, Aberystwyth, Bangor and Wrexham

Tributes to Wales' war dead have been paid at services across the country marking Armistice Day.

A remembrance service was held at the National War Memorial cenotaph in Cardiff's Cathays Park.

Events were also staged in Aberystwyth, Swansea, Bangor and Wrexham, with a new plaque unveiled in Connah's Quay and Shotton dedicated to a further 23 World War One casualties.

Schoolchildren in Cardiff dressed in period clothing to mark the day.

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Pupils from Marlborough School in Cardiff wore wartime uniforms and clothing as part of their Remembrance Day events
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Firefighters and service staff in Wrexham fell silent

Marlborough Road Primary School pupils were wearing military uniforms and fashions from World War Two to mark the culmination of a project about the period.

The school has been transformed back to 1939 to allow pupils to experience what it was like to live during the war years.

Following a remembrance service in the morning, where every pupil laid a homemade poppy, members of the community joined children for a tea dance.

In Deeside, Coleg Cambria held a service next to a remembrance wall specially built by construction students.

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A service was held at the cenotaph in Newtown, Powys
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A large poppy overlooks the service in Wrexham's Queen's Square

Meanwhile in Penarth, a woman whose partner's name could not be put on a cenotaph because he did not die in active service has raised money for a memorial to all military personnel in the Vale of Glamorgan who died while on duty.

Sian Woodland raised £17,500 for the memorial to Royal Marine commando Paul Woodford, who died on a training exercise with the Special Boat Service (SBS) in 2012.