Village of Eastrea comes together to pay respect and to remember the fallen on Remembrance Day

PUBLISHED: 11:41 12 November 2018 | UPDATED: 11:41 12 November 2018

On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY

On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY

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‘They died that we might live’ the moving inscription at the top of the memorial around which villagers at Eastrea gathered to remember those from their community who died in both world wars.

On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY

Seven died from the village in the Great War and two from Eastrea died in the last war.

All were remembered, together with others from the village and the Fens who lost their lives in battle, were thought about and remembered during Armistice Day.

On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY

On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY

On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY

On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY

On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHYOn a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY

On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY

On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY

On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY On a roll of honour painstakingly put together by volunteers, the histories of those who died in both wars and from the village of Eastrea can be read and appreciated. On Armistice Day the village came together to show their respects and to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by residents of this small Fenland community. Picture: RWT PHOTOGRAPHY

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