All articles in: Remembrance Day
01 Sep 2014 @ 10:01
Why a Red Poppy?
The red poppy, the Flanders poppy, was first described as the flower of remembrance by Colonel John McCrae, who was Professor of Medicine at McGill University of Canada before World War I. Colonel McCrae had served as a gunner in the Boer War, but went to France to World War...
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15 Oct 2013 @ 12:15
The History of Remembrance Day
On 11 November each year, Australians gather together to remember the sacrifice of those have who served and died for their country during wars and conflict. This day was originally known as Armistice Day and marked the cessation of World War I hostilities, the ‘war to end all wars’. After the...
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15 Oct 2013 @ 12:15
Remembrance Day Traditions - Minute of Silence
15 Oct 2013 @ 11:15
Remembrance Day Traditions - The Poppy
Since 1920, the red poppy has been used as a symbol of commemoration to soldiers who have fallen in times of war.
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15 Oct 2013 @ 11:15
The Poppy Appeal