The First World War dead were commemorated as they fell. That act of remembrance has never ceased. For the survivors, it invokes a range of emotions, not least pride, sorrow and anger.
These poignant films return us to a time when the war was still fresh.
Poppies of Flanders
Non-Fiction19281 mins Location: Richmond
A one-armed soldier is among those shown diligently manufacturing poppies on the 10th anniversary of Armistice Day at a factory in Richmond.
Armistice Day - Llandrindod Wells
News19393 mins Location: Llandrindod Wells/Llandrindod
This is thought to be footage of an Armistice Day parade in Llandrindod which includes armed forces veterans, police, Girl Guides, nurses and Air Raid Patrol [ARP] wardens.
Preston and District Roll of Honour, 6th, 7th, 5th Series
Roll of Honour film191514 mins
A rare surviving WWI memorial film, featuring poignant images of men killed or injured serving in the armed forces.
Peace Celebrations at Haslingden July 19th 1919
Non-Fiction191913 mins Location: Haslingden
Charming, fun and heartwarming portrait of a Lancashire town coming together to celebrate Peace Day.
Unveiling of the War Memorial to the Men of Alfreton
Non-Fiction19277 mins Location: Alfreton
Thousands gather in Alfreton to remember the dead of the Great War.
Unveiling of 1914-1918 War Roll of Honour at Holywell, c. 1919
Non-Fiction19195 mins Location: Holywell/Treffynnon
Flintshire lost hundreds of men on the WW1 battlefields, Holywell contributing 32 who are commemorated on the Roll of Honour plaques on the Town Hall, seen here being unveiled.
Unveiling of the Birmingham City Battalions Memorial
Non-Fiction193313 mins Location: Birmingham
Remembering the fallen comrades of the Warwickshire Regiment in a solemn ceremony fifteen years after the Armistice.
Panoramic View of Southport Promenade (1902)
Non-Fiction19024 mins Location: Southport
All aboard the charabanc for a trip along an Edwardian promenade.
Market Harborough: Unveiling of the Memorial Cross
Non-Fiction192113 mins Location: Market Harborough
The town of Market Harborough turns out for the solemn occasion of the unveiling of their Great War memorial to commemorate the dead of the 1914-'18 conflict.
Preston and District Roll of Honour, 10th Series
Roll of Honour film19152 mins Location: Preston
Moving record of relatives waving a fond farewell to departing loved ones during WWI.
"Die-hards" Who Did Not Die in Vain
Non-Fiction19221 mins Location: Mill Hill
A sombre Prince of Wales – later Edward VIII – unveils a striking memorial to the 12,694 members of the Middlesex Regiment who died in the First World War.
Royal Honour for Famous School
Non-Fiction19301 mins Location: Windsor Castle
In the grounds of Windsor Castle, George V presents new colours to the Eton College Officers' Training Corps.
Lest We Forget: The Nicholson War Memorial
Non-Fiction192511 mins Location: Leek
Huge crowds flock to Leek to witness the unveiling of the town's tribute to the Great War's fallen. At 90 feet the Nicholson War Memorial is the tallest in the country.
Remembrance Day 1925
Non-Fiction19253 mins Location: London
Newsreel cameras capture the crowds and royalty gathered to mark the seventh "Great Silence" on Remembrance Day 1925.
At Home in Shanghai and a Trip to Hong Kong
Amateur film19284 mins Location: Shanghai
Chinese junks and British battleships appear together in this film depicting the 1928 Armistice Day in Hong Kong.
Non-Fiction19357 mins Location: Westminster
In inauspicious times these members of Leeds Jewish community set off for London in a joyful atmosphere, only for the mood to become more sombre as they file past the Cenotaph.