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The National Memorial Arboretum has opened its doors again as the Royal British Legion marks the centenary of the end of the First World War in 1918.

As the nation prepares for Armistice Day on Sunday, the national monument has unveiled a Field of Remembrance which will cover the grounds with more than 18,000 tributes from both the public and servicemen and women.

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More than 4,000 people turned up to pay their respects on Remembrance Sunday at the National Memorial Arboretum’s Armed Forces Memorial in Alrewas, Staffordshire.

The ceremony started with a mixture of ages enjoying music by the West Midlands Police Brass Band.

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An exhibition illustrating the suffering and sacrifice from the two World Wars has been unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum.

Artist Jacqueline Hurley’s War Poppy Collection at the remembrance site in Alrewas features 41 individual works of art.

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After three years of fundraising, the Staffordshire Women’s Food and Farming Union finally unveiled a memorial to honour the First and Second World War Land Ladies this week.

The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire has over 200 tributes to commemorate service personnel across the world wars, but none to recognise the work the Land Ladies carried out.

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