Remembering the war dead in Britain over the years

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Remembrance Sunday in Britain over the years
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A woman watches a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY.
Military personnel march during a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A man photographs a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
Military personnel march during a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
Local dignitaries watch a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
People watch a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A man driving a car watches a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 11, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
People watch a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A man watches a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A woman watches a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A woman watches a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
People watch a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A man watches a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
People watch a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2009. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
People watch a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A man watches a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A road sweeper watches a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A man photographs a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A bandsman during a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A woman takes a picture of a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 11, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
People watch a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
A woman watches a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
Military personnel watch a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
People watch a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
Parade Marshall Captain Gary Tomlin gives a command during a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 8, 2009. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
Shadows are cast as people look at a wreath placed by Fulham War Memorial during a Remembrance Sunday parade through Fulham in West London, Britain November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs SEARCH "REMEMBRANCE WATCHING" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Every year in November, villages, towns and cities across Britain honor those who have lost their lives in war on Remembrance Sunday.

While Queen Elizabeth leads tributes at a national service of remembrance at The Cenotaph war memorial in central London, various neighborhoods also hold their own local marches and memorials.

For the last eight years, Reuters photographer Kevin Coombs has attended the annual parade in his London neighborhood of Fulham, capturing on camera the military personnel and brass bands taking to the streets as well as those watching them from the sidelines.

From residents looking out their windows to dog walkers and a road sweeper stopping in their tracks, his pictures show people watching the march from near and far, some deeply moved by the occasion.

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