Friday, November 11, 2016

Remembrance Day 11 November 2016

"At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month we will remember them".
Remembrance Day is observed every year on 11th November. There is a minute silence at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month in memory of those who served and those who died in all wars and armed conflicts. This time marks the armistance of World War 1 when the war offically ended in 1918 and 2016 is the 98th anniversary.
The Australian War Memorial has further information about the commemoration of this day. If you are interested in learning more about Remembrance Day the Library has many resources including the eBook Remembrance Today: Poppies Grief and Heroism.

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