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We Remember Together. Remembrance Day 2021.

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Posted by Military Shop on Oct 24, 2021 6:47:36 PM

Remembrance Day is Thursday the 11th of November 2021. While the traditions and events may look different this year the importance of this day have never changed.

Remembrance Day marks an important day for Australians to remember those who have died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts.

This important day has origins in World War I and marks the day when the guns on the Western Front fell silent. Stretching back to 1919 with the commemoration of Armistice Day following WWI, the name was later changed to fully incorporate and commemorate the enormous sacrifices of all those who have served in armed conflicts.

Remembrance Day Traditions in Australia.

There are many traditions undertaken on Remembrance Day with the most recognisable and poignant for many Australians being the one-minute silence held at 11 am around the country.

The one-minute silence, taken at 11 am, pays tributes to all the servicemen and women who have served and continue to do so in our defence forces. It is a time to remember all those who have died or suffered as a result of war or operations undertaken by our defence forces.

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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

The Unknown Soldier was a catalyst for the shifting meaning behind November 11th in the post-war years. One of the first unknown soldiers was laid to rest in Westminster Abbey in London on November 11, 1920. The unknown soldier was intended to represent all young men of the British Empire killed during World War I. Australia and many other nations have followed this poignant and significant tradition. The Unknown Australian Soldier was interred in the Hall of Memory at the Australian War Memorial on November 11, 1993, marking the 75th anniversary of the First World War.

The Unknown Australian Soldier honours all Australians killed in war. Commemorate this Remembrance Day and honour those who have served in the past and present.

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Discover our Poppy Catalogue for beautiful ways to commemorate with your loved ones this year.

Beautiful traditional items to help you commemorate.

Wonderful items to wear and show your support this Remembrance Day, helping yourself and others remember every day.

From traditional simple material poppies to intricate Poppy badges and brooches there is a beautiful way to remember and show your support for veterans and honour those who have served. For a different look this year, our limited-edition lapel pins are a fantastic addition to your wardrobe and a perfect way to remember on November 11 and every day.

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Explore the beautiful poppy collection to find perfect ways to add remembrance to your wardrobe this year. Check out our range of every day items that are great for every day remembrance.

 

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Everyday products to help others remember every day.

The stunning Poppy Mpressions range has wonderful items featuring vibrant artwork from Australian artist Naomi Crowther across a range of everyday products. Beautiful items you’ll love to use or gift that brings remembrance into the everyday. A stunning way to remind those around you and remember this November 11th.

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Discover beautiful items and honour all those who have served this Remembrance Day and every day of the year.

Topics: Remembrance Day

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