Big Ben lights up with Wilfred Owen tribute to war heroes on Remembrance Sunday

London's Big Ben has been illuminated by a moving tribute to the fallen victims of global conflicts, in the form of 'The Send Off' by the war poet, Wilfred Owen.

Owen, who is famed for his stark accounts of life in the trenches, died in the last days of the First World War in 1918, at the age of 25.

The tribute follows nationwide commemoration services, including that of the official remembrance ceremony at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall, where the Queen led the laying of wreaths alongside grandsons, Prince William and Prince Harry.

(PO(Phot) Owen Cooban/MoD/Crown C)
Memorial services took place across the UK earlier today, ahead of the tribute on Big Ben (PO(Phot) Owen Cooban/MoD/Crown C)

The head of state was joined by Prime Minister Theresa May for the annual service in central London - one of many taking place around the country in memory of those killed in past and present conflicts.

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