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Silhouettes of Tommies projected on to famous UK landmarks

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HMS Belfast, Warwick Castle, the Angel of the North and the Tyne Bridge were among the landmarks.

Silhouettes of soldiers from the First World War have been projected on to famous UK landmarks.

The Tommies illuminated Marble Arch, Tate Modern, HMS Belfast, Warwick Castle, the Angel of the North, the Tyne Bridge, Titanic Belfast, Cardiff Castle and Edinburgh Castle.

A First World War Tommy projected on to Marble Arch in London
A First World War Tommy projected on to Marble Arch in London (There But Not There/PA)

General the Lord Dannatt, patron of There But Not There and former chief of the general staff, said: “As we reach 100 years since the Armistice, it is vital that we reflect on the sacrifice made by an entire generation of servicemen and women.

A message commemorating the British and Commonwealth troops who died in the First World War projected on to the Angel of the North
A message commemorating the British and Commonwealth troops who died in the First World War projected on to the Angel of the North (There But Not There/PA)

“We have been incredibly moved by the overwhelming public support that we have received across the country, which has led to more than £4 million raised for military and mental health charities.

A First World War Tommy projected on to Titanic Belfast
Titanic Belfast (There But Not There/PA)
A First World War Tommy projected on to Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle (There But Not There/PA)

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