Slideshow: Crowds gather for fallen heroes in Louth and Mablethorpe

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People in Louth, Mablethorpe and Sutton on Sea gathered around town war memorials on Sunday to remember those who fought for our country.

Communities came together to sing, pray and observe the two minutes silence in an Act of Remembrance to all of the serviceman and women 
who died in conflict during 
the First and Second World Wars.

A great turnout was seen in Mablethorpe as people came out to remember our fallen heroes. EMN-141011-130103001

A great turnout was seen in Mablethorpe as people came out to remember our fallen heroes. EMN-141011-130103001

In Louth, hundreds of people turned out at the war memorial to pay their respects. A number of schools, organisations, cadets and Louth’s Mayor laid wreaths 
as a mark of respect to 
the fallen heroes from the district.

This was followed by a service at St James’ Church in Louth and a full parade which stretched across the town centre.

Mablethorpe also had a service at its war memorial, with a separate service taking place at the Mablethorpe RNLI Lifeboat Station.

Sutton on Sea saw bagpipe player Kerry Smyth come all the way from Solihull to be part of the town’s remembrance proceedings.

This year also marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

In addition to this, it is 70 years since the D-Day landings, and the year Britain ended its combat role in Afghanistan after 13 years of fighting.