VIDEO: Thousands line the streets to remember the fallen

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Thousands of people lined the streets of Pontefract on Sunday to remember those who have lost their lives in war.

A parade passed through the town to the war memorial on Cornmarket where a service, led by members of the Ackworth and Pontefract Royal British Legion.

Remembrance Sunday in Pontefract.'The parade makes its way to Cornmarket.'picture mike cowling nov 10 2013

Remembrance Sunday in Pontefract.'The parade makes its way to Cornmarket.'picture mike cowling nov 10 2013

The town also fell silent today (Monday) for a short service at the town’s cenotaph where school children from St Giles’ Junior and Infant School laid wreaths.