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Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« on: November 10, 2016, 11:47:33 PM »
At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month.....R.I.P.  :'(
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Re: Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2016, 12:24:47 AM »
The Cenotaph at the centre of our village green where the ceremony will be held at 11:00 am today.
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Re: Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2016, 12:50:32 AM »
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Re: Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2016, 12:52:38 AM »
How the poppy tradition began...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37945175
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Re: Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2016, 01:55:06 AM »
I shall be conducting my own minutes silence here at home  :-[
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Re: Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2016, 09:08:06 AM »
It is up to us to teach our families to remember.

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Re: Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2016, 01:47:17 PM »
UK-wide at precisely 1100hrs.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37938047
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Re: Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2016, 01:52:09 PM »
"Shrouds of the Somme".... 19,240 hand-wrapped figures, each one represents a British soldier who fell on the first day of the Battle of The Somme in July, 1916. A sobering sight indeed.   :'(
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Re: Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2016, 02:27:57 PM »
Brothers-in-arms.

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Re: Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2016, 06:05:21 AM »
Remembrance Sunday here in the UK. A solemn annual commemoration.  :'(

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37965546
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Re: Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2016, 06:08:32 AM »
The gathering at our village war memorial this morning.
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Re: Lest we forget...1916 - 2016
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2016, 06:57:42 AM »
Arguably British tv comedy's finest hour?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vH3-Gt7mgyM
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