LONDON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Britain observed its annual two minutes of silence Sunday for its fallen soldiers, including 42 who died in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere this year.
Queen Elizabeth, wearing black and a cluster of red poppies, led the Remembrance Day commemoration in London, laying wreaths at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall to commemorate those who've died in action since World War I, The Sunday Telegraph reported. Prince William took part in the ceremony for the first time.
About 8,000 veterans also participated in the Remembrance Sunday parade in London. Similar ceremonies were held throughout the country.