Hundreds of Maldon veterans and members of the public gathered for Remembrance Day

The High Street in Maldon was closed on Sunday for the safety of the many who paid their tributes at the War Memorial.

Managed by Maldon Town Council and the Royal British Legion, there was a wreath-laying service and a march from former and current members of the service.

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Remembrance: Maldon Town Mayor Andrew LayRemembrance: Maldon Town Mayor Andrew Lay (Image: Barry Mynard)Maldon and Burnham Standard: Honour: service men with their badgesHonour: service men with their badges (Image: Barry Mynard)

There was an emotional Remembrance Sunday service led by Father Andrew Appiah from St Marys Church.

The Kohima Epitaph was read by representatives from The Plume Academy and Maldon Court Preparatory School.

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Salut: Maldon Police officer laying a wreathSalut: Maldon Police officer laying a wreath (Image: Maldon Police)Maldon and Burnham Standard: Memorial: War Memorial in MaldonMemorial: War Memorial in Maldon (Image: Maldon Police)

More than 60 volunteers attached 5000 poppies to the Moot Hall in Maldon in a drape of poppies designed by Wendy Munnion.

Town Mayor Andrew Lay said: “It was pleasing to see the town’s community gather together to honour the sacrifice made by others at the service in the centre of the town.

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Design: poppies at Moot Hall designed by Wendy MunnionDesign: poppies at Moot Hall designed by Wendy Munnion (Image: MTC)Maldon and Burnham Standard: March: members of the Remembrance marchMarch: members of the Remembrance march (Image: Barry Mynard)

“The poignant gathering held by the Town’s war memorial was led by Father Andrew Appiah from St Marys Church. I would like to thank all who attended, participated in and organised this important event.”