Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

• Day of Memory of the victims in the wars in the UK

Every year on November 11, the anniversary of the First World War, in the United Kingdom celebrates the memory of those killed in wars. Near the Cenotaph on Whitehall Street in London, held a ceremony in memory of all British citizens who died in the wars of the last century.

Ceremony on Memorial Day traditionally leads the Queen Elizabeth II near the Cenotaph in London.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

Prince Philip, the King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander and Queen Elizabeth II observed a minute of silence in memory of the fallen soldiers of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

The ceremony takes place each year at 11 am next Sunday to the anniversary of the end of the First World War, 11 November 1918.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

Queen Elizabeth II lays a wreath at the foot of the Cenotaph in London.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

From left to right: Duke of York, Prince Harry and the Duke of Cambridge.

After Big Ben strikes 11 am, participants of the ceremony in London, as well as millions of people across the country are immersed in the minute of silence.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (left) and British Prime Minister David Cameron lay wreaths.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

David Cameron lays a wreath at the foot of the Cenotaph.

Despite the fact that Memorial Day is celebrated on the anniversary of the end of World War I, he is dedicated to those killed in all conflicts of the last century, including the Second World War, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair (foreground left), Sir John Major (front right) and Gordon Brown (background right), the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne (background left) and Minister of the Interior Secretary Theresa May come to the ceremony.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Queen Consort Maxima of the Netherlands at a ceremony on Memorial Day.

The King and Queen of the Netherlands were invited to the ceremony by Queen Elizabeth on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Queen Consort of the Netherlands Maxim and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, on a balcony overlooking the Cenotaph.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

After the ceremony, veterans parade through the streets, accompanied by a military band.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

According to the organizers, this year's ceremony took less time than in previous years, to elderly veterans do not have to stand for long periods waiting for their turn to lay a wreath.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

An elderly veteran in the march on Whitehall Street.

The First World War killed more than one million citizens of the British Empire.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

Veterans Regiment King's African Rifles.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

Whitehall.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

Retired Royal Hospital Chelsea near the Cenotaph.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

The soldiers of the Royal Navy of Great Britain.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK

Veterans lay wreaths at the Cenotaph.

Memorial Day killed in wars in the UK