Hundreds of people paused to pay their respects to those killed in conflicts.

St Albans fell silent as part of the Armistice Day parade, which began at 10.37am from outside the former BHS store.

Representatives from the Royal British Legion, air, sea and army cadets, the Guiding and Scout movements, the police and other uniformed services were present for the event.

Prayers were also said by various faith leaders.