11 things you said about the Sunderland Remembrance Day service

Thousands of people took to the streets of Sunderland to pay their respects at the annual Remembrance Day service in the city.

Sunday, 13th November 2016, 1:04 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:04 pm
Sunderland Remembrance Parade and Service 2016 at the war memorial on Burdon Road.

Many people also paid tribute to the fallen service men and women on Facebook after watching our live coverage of the event.

Here are some of your comments:

Sunderland Remembrance Parade and Service 2016 at the war memorial on Burdon Road.

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Colin Gowland: "We owe them a debt we can only try and repay by honouring their memory and keeping and growing what they sacrificed their youth for."

Rob L Cullen: "Thanks to my grandparents and parents and to everyone who fought and died in both wars so we could have our privileged lives that we enjoy today.

"I can't find words to thank them enough, total respect to them all."

Haylee Buckley: "Respect to all our fallen and the brave men and women who are fighting for our future."

Sunderland Remembrance Parade and Service 2016 at the war memorial on Burdon Road.

Carole Collins: "Truly beautiful to watch thank you. We will never forget."

Vicky Echelon Camsey: "Respect to all our selfless heroes, past and present...never forget. xx"

Peter Lister: "Respect to all service men and women .past and present.always remembered never forget."

Sandra Loughlin: "Beautiful service respect for those that sacrificed there lives for there country very moving."

Michelle Hinder: "Respect to all who served and all still serving and their families."

Samantha Louise Wilson: "Massive respect to all the soldiers who lost their lives fighting for our futures."

Brenda Wild: "So emotional so many gave there lives for us to have ours thank you all. x"

Robert Watson: "My grandad returned from the Somme but he lost so many friends. God bless you all R.I.P"