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Looking back at the Remembrance Day Service at Christchurch Park in 1994

PUBLISHED: 10:08 09 November 2017

Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994

Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994

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Crowds gathered for the Remembrance Day Service at Christchurch Park in 1994 to pay their respects to those who died serving their country

Crowds gathered to pay their repects at the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994Crowds gathered to pay their repects at the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994

The annual Ipswich Remembrance Sunday service was held at Christchurch Park in 1994 as crowds gathered to pay their respects to those who died serving their country.

Remembrance Day has been observed since the end of the First World War to remember members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty.

The Mayor of Ipswich at the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994The Mayor of Ipswich at the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994

It follows a tradition which was inaugurated by King George V in 1919.

Pictures captured on that November day in 1994 in Ipswich show crowds of people of all ages paying their respect with different services laying down flowers at the War Memorial. The service was also attended by the mayor of the time.

Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994

People will once again gather this weekend to pay their respects.

Can you remember attending this service at Christchurch Park in 1994?

Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994

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Scouts attended the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994Scouts attended the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994

Standard bearers on parade at the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994Standard bearers on parade at the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994

On parade for the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994On parade for the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994

Policemen at the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994Policemen at the Remembrance Day service at Christchurch Park in 1994

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