Missing service medal handed to Gaz Watkinson on Horse Guards Parade on Remembrance Sunday (Picture: Gaz Watkinson/Twitter).
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The medal was handed in on Horse Guards Parade on Remembrance Sunday.

Missing service medal handed to Gaz Watkinson on Horse Guards Parade on Remembrance Sunday (Picture: Gaz Watkinson/Twitter).

An appeal has made on social media to find the owner of a medal found after Remembrance Sunday commemorations in London.

The item was handed in on Horse Guards Parade to Gaz Watkinson, who is part of the Met Police Armed Forces Veterans Network.

He appealed to members of the public on Twitter, with some social media users suggesting it may be of Dutch origin.

Members of the Royal Family and senior politicians led the nation in honouring the country’s war dead on Remembrance Sunday.

Buckingham Palace announced hours before the service at the Cenotaph that the Queen would be absent from commemorations, having sprained her back.

The event on Whitehall was given added poignancy by a return to pre-pandemic numbers of participating veterans and military, as well as onlookers.

It marked the first time in two years that members of the public, including serving personnel and veterans, were able to gather in their thousands to mark the sacrifices of the war dead.