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Pupils at a junior school in Forest Gate created a garden of Remembrance to mark Armistice Day.

Pupils in Manor Park unveiled a garden of handmade poppies on Monday to mark a century since the end of the First World War.

Services were held across Newham over the weekend to remember those who died while serving their country.

Schoolchildren from St Winefride’s Catholic Primary School remembered 24 past pupils who experienced First World War hardship.

Pupils at a school in Canning Town put an environmental spin on their Remembrance Day commemorations.

Hundreds of people gathered in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park today (Sunday) for a poignant service to mark a century since the end of the First World War.

Imagine sitting in the same classroom where youngsters who fought in the First World War once learned their times tables.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

On Armistice Day, 1918, men, women and children united to celebrate the war’s end, but the relieved crowds without meaning to helped spread a deadly disease.

Pupils gathered to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War at the Royal Docks Academy.

Terence Trimmer was born and raised in Manor Park. Here the 86-year-old tells the story of two Newham recipients of the country’s most prestigious military honour.

Thousands of men and women whose deaths can be linked to the First World War have yet to be commemorated.

At the close of the First World War, little was known about post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Asif Shakoor’s grandfather, Mahomed Gama, left his native Mirpur in what is now Pakistan administered Kashmir in 1914 to work as a fireman on merchant ships that had been tasked to support the war effort.

A moving memorial to thousands of missing soldiers whose bodies weren’t found after a First World War battle has been unveiled.

Newham is celebrating its rich and varied heritage through a series of films, workshops, bus tours and open houses.

The sacrifice of a young war hero has been recognised with an installation to mark the launch of the Royal British Legion’s annual poppy appeal.

The growing numbers of local residents either increasing their awareness of and/or their direct involvement in Newham’s long and rich heritage, is welcome and greatly encouraging for all those, like myself, who believe that understanding our past helps us to understand today and improve the future for all.

When a fire broke out in a Silvertown munitions factory in 1917, Andrea Angel knew how dangerous it could be.

This year Britain’s youngest armed service marks its centenary anniversary.

We see their names on a daily basis, but who are the people who have one of Newham’s roads in their honour? Sophie Morton takes a look at some of the stories behind the streets.

A soldier from Canning Town who was awarded the Victoria Cross after being killed in action in the final months of the First World War has been remembered a century on.

A rare collection of photos from a Stratford veteran reveal what life was like when all fell quiet on the Western Front.

To mark the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote on Tuesday, next week’s paper will be a special women’s edition.

To kick-start the celebrations, Hayley Anderson delves into the history of the suffragettes and their role in history.

More than 72,000 small shrouded figures are set to be laid out in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this year to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

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