Towns and villages across Cornwall fell silent yesterday as the county remembered those who have died in conflicts around the world.

In Falmouth, the parade assembled at the moor piazza before marching to the war memorial where a two minute silence and service was observed in Kimberley Park.

In Penryn the mayor and town council, the Royal British Legion and representatives of other organisations paraded from the town hall to St Gluvias Church for a two minute silence and laying of wreaths followed by a church service.

In Helston the Royal British Legion service took place at St Michaels Church in the afternoon, and there was also a Remembrance Day concert held in the church in the evening, with Helston Town Band and St Keverne Male Voice Choir.

Truro held an afternoon parade with a march past, while in Camborne everybody mustered at Camborne Church, before a wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial and a service at the Wesley Chapel, and in Redruth there was a wreath laying ceremony in Victoria Park and a service at St Andrews Church.

There were also wreath laying ceremonies at Perranarworthal war memorial, St Agnes Methodist Church, Blackwater war memorial, Stithians Parish Church, Mullion war memorial and St Keverne war memorial.