The Battle’s O’er - a symbolic moment at 6am today as lone piper heralds in Armistice Day at Ely Cathedral

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior Armistice Day. Picture; MIKE ROUSE - Credit: Archant

Precisely at 6am today lone piper Gary Kernaghan heralded in Armistice Day at Ely Cathedral by playing Battle’s O’er outside the west door.

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior Armistice Day. Picture; MIKE ROUSE - Credit: Archant

It was a symbolic act of remembrance replicated across the UK.

Piper Kernaghan was greeted by a small crowd who had gathered in the wet and rain to join a small ceremonial.

The Dean of Ely Mark Bonney read a specially written tribute and conducted prayers.

The day continued with the service of remembrance followed by wreath laying and concludes tonight with the lighting of the beacon on St Mary’s Green.

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior Armistice Day. Picture; MIKE ROUSE - Credit: Archant


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Piper Kernaghan is from RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire.

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior Armistice Day. Picture; MIKE ROUSE - Credit: Archant

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior Armistice Day. Picture; MIKE ROUSE - Credit: Archant

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior

At 6am today a lone piper heralded in the beginning of a day of commemoration at Ely Cathedrak fior Armistice Day. Picture; MIKE ROUSE - Credit: Archant

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