In towns, villages , schools and military bases across West Suffolk we remembered them.
On Armistace Day on Friday and Remembrance Sunday, people gathered to remember those who gave their lives for their country, whether it was a century ago in the trenches or more recently in Afghanistan.
In Mildenhall traffic came to a halt on the A1101 as people gathered around the war memorial.
They ranged in age from children to residents of Mabbs Hall, wearing their medals while laying a wreath on behalf of the care home.
They were joined by large contingents from the USAF bases.
Thetford’s parade began in Riverside Walk and made its way to Market Place for the service at which the town’s roll of honour was read aloud.
Stowmarket’s parade, which included service people from the Army’s Wattisham Flying Station, went from Red Gables to St Peter and St Mary’s Church for a service.
After that they marched on for wreath laying at the town’s Memorial Gates.
All the units at Wattisham Flying Station took part in an Armistice Day parade on Friday with their families.
Many schools held events that day, including Culford School who were joined by former pupils who had been in the services.
Residents of Davers Court care home in Bury St Edmunds were joined by the Mayor of St Edmundsbury, Julia Wakelam, and members of the armed forces for a special Remembrance Day service which included unveiling a memorial to commemorate British service people.
The marble book monument was organised by Kate Wilkinson, who has a relative in the home, and supported by a donation from Suffolk County Councillor,Trevor Beckwith.