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Australia Remembrance Day 'binds us in the face of adversity'

02:10  11 november  2019
02:10  11 november  2019 Source:   skynews.com.au

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Remembrance Day (sometimes known informally as Poppy Day owing to the tradition of the remembrance poppy) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth member states since the end

In times of adversity , we don’t need a hashtag— we need hope. We are invigorated by the remembrance that some of the greatest successes in history—C.S. One man in particular faced harsh, persistent obstacles—the Reverend Richard Johnson, whose hardships had only just begun.

Director of the Australian War Memorial Brendan Nelson says Remembrance Day “binds us in the face of adversity born largely by what we’ve seen in military service”.

“Today in modern Australia, Remembrance Day is the day we pause to reflect upon the political, economic and religious freedoms that we enjoy, that have been underwritten for us and delivered by two million Australian men and women who wear and have worn the uniform of our three service,” he told Sky News.

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The weekend’s events will focus on the shared history of Britain’s communities whose ancestors stood together in conflict.

What happens on Remembrance Day ? The Queen and other Members of the Royal Family join political leaders, current and ex-members of the Armed Forces and The Queen and Members of the Royal Family attended a number of engagements each year in the lead-up to Remembrance Sunday.

Brendan Nelson. © Ryan Pierse/Getty Images for GQ Australia Brendan Nelson. "If we’re not directly affected by fires, I think we have a responsibility to observe a minute of silence at 11am to reflect on the sacrifices and spirit of mateship that binds us in the face of adversity.”

Poppy-stealing pigeon offers poignant reminder of war anniversary .
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