Queen leads silent tribute

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Queen leads

silent tribute

The Queen yesterday led the nation in a two-minute silence in remembrance of the war dead.

All the senior members of the Royal Family except the Queen Mother were at the Cenotaph in Whitehall for the Remembrance Sunday service, observing the 11am silence between the sound of Big Ben and the firing of a field gun. More than 10,000 war veterans took part, a record, according to the Royal British Legion. Political leaders and representatives of Commonwealth governments joined the Queen in laying wreath