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The original Cenotaph was erected in 1919 as a temporary memorial to represent the unprecedented losses suffered during the First World War.
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Queries about the march past should be sent to the Royal British Legion at [email protected]. It’s November 11 2022 and people across the UK and the commonwealth are honouring Remembrance Day with touching quotes. Canadian doctor, Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae was one of the many thousands who saw the poppies. Their presence inspired him to write the famous ‘In Flanders Fields’ poem.Commencing at approximately 4.45 pm AEDT, the Memorial farewells visitors with its moving Last Post Ceremony in the Commemorative Area. Each night the ceremony shares the story behind one of the names on the Roll of Honour.
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Traditionally on 11 November, the eulogy for the Unknown Australian Soldier is read. This year is the 30th anniversary of the interment of the Unknown Australian Soldier in the Hall of Memory. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F Kennedy A poppy attached to a small wooden Christian cross is a bringing together of the remembrance symbol and the chief sign of the Christian faith. Jesus died on a cross, which for Christians means, among other things, that God understands and shares in the suffering of the world, including all the pain and bereavement that comes through war. Often, near or on such poppy crosses are written the following words of Jesus:Finding ways to connect with the worldwide family of the Christian faith has been a growing area of interest both in churches and schools. Such windows into the multi-cultural and international practice of Christianity in today’s world are a vital resource to give us a true picture of what it means to be a global Christian in the 21st century. For Christians, this is of course also important evidence of the continuing truth and power of the story of Jesus to influence lives and transform societies. It is observed on November 11 to mark the end of World War One, which ended “at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month” in 1918. That help was needed in 1921 as four years of war had had a detrimental effect on the British economy. Unemployment stood at two million and many had returned from the front with little prospect of gainful employment. This impacted even more on the soldiers who had sustained life-changing injuries and of the six million who fought, 1.75m returned with a disability of some description. For half of them, those injuries left permanent damage.