THOUSANDS of people stood in silent tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in conflicts across the world during Remembrance Sunday services in Wirral.

This year, Sunday, November 10 marked 101 years since the end of the First World War.

The Mayor of Wirral Cllr Tony Smith, joined service men, women, their families and armed forces representatives at The Cenotaph in Hamilton Square.

At 11am, Birkenhead fell silent as the hundreds who turned out paid their respects.