Remembrance Day 2014
Our website www.forremembranceday.com launched in the month of June, 2014 with an aim to give tribute to the soldiers who died in the battle field in World War I. Our site provides information about the Remembrance Day or Armistice Day which is celebrated in commonwealth countries which includes Australia, Barbados, St. Lucia, Canada, India, Kenya, Mauritius, New Zealand, South Africa, UK and many other countries involved in the World War I or in the Great World War. We dedicated our site for the Remembrance Day to accompany one with all knowledge and information about Remembrance Day. One can get knowledge about what is Remembrance Day, How It is Celebrated, Remembrance Day Quotes, Sayings, Poems and much more.
Remembrance Day was first held at Britain after the end of World War I. The day was specifically dictated by King George V on 7 November, 1919 as the day of remembrance of those members who were sacrificed their lives in the War. Then after the first official Remembrance Day was held at Buckingham palace, where King George V asked the public to observe two-minute silence at 11am on the 11 day of 11 month in the memory of those who had sacrificed their lives in the battlefield in the World War I.
Remembrance Day is called Armistice Day because the armistice between the Allies and Germany was signed that ended the fighting in Western Europe that included the World War I. It went into effect on the 11 day of November in the year 1918, and the Allies defeat Germany. It is also called the poppy Day because poppies are red flowers which are worn to show that we are remembering our soldiers who died for the freedom of our nation. The poppies are used because it is the flowers which grew on the battlefields after the World War I is ended. These red flowers are also used to raise the money for those soldiers who are alive, but their lives were changed due to the war injuries.
Our site aims to update your knowledge about Remembrance Day by providing you with details about what are the events and ceremonies takes place on the Remembrance Day, how this festival is celebrated in different common wealth countries like Australia, Barbados, St. Lucia, Canada, India, Kenya, Mauritius, New Zealand, South Africa, UK and others, which types of gifts and wreath are purchased for this day, what are the saying and quotes for this special occasion, what are beliefs and ideas of people about the Remembrance day 2014 and many more information about Remembrance Day.
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