1918 rifle salute added poignancy to Armistice event

A big crowd at the ceremony when Mr Andrews (pictured below) fired his WW1-era rifle

Armistice Day ceremonies across France last November were particularly poignant, as they marked the centenary of the day the guns fell silent.

Former Royal Navy reserve Duncan Andrews, 69, decided to mark the occasion at the British war cemetery in Talence, Gironde, near where he and his family have lived since 2002, with a gun salute.

Mr Andrews, who served in the UK with the relatively ...

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