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Shrine of Remembrance

The Shrine of Remembrance was built to commemorate the Victorian men and women who served in WWI.On the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month, sunlight penetrates the aperture on the roof to highlight the word “Love” in remembrance of the hour and day that marked the end of the first world war. 44 more words

Australia

Day #4 - 6/7 Recap

First thing today was seeing our ‘ancestors/distant cousins’… i.e the orangutans. The centre was pretty good but I wish we could get a bit closer to them. 234 more words

Life

ANZAC Day 100 Year Anniversary - Villers-Bretonneux

Day 1:

The day we arrived at Villers-Bretonneux we decided to drive straight out to the memorial as we wanted to experience the cemetery without the crowds we knew would be there the next morning.  404 more words

Travel

RCMP to stand guard at War Memorial Sunday to honour veteran

RCMP dressed in red serge will stand guard at the National War Memorial on Sunday to mark the anniversary of a sergeant who earned the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the South African war to rescue a fellow Canadian in heavy crossfire. 179 more words

Local News

Happy Canada Day. Condolences on Memorial Day.

It will not come as a surprise to anyone who sees and hears TV or radio that the island of Newfoundland, and a chunk of Labrador, is in a time zone of its own — Newfoundland Standard Time.  974 more words

Your Working Girl

Montgomeryshire County War Memorial

It was only by a quirk of fate that we stumbled upon the War memorial, on Town Hill in Montgomery.

We’d originally planned to take the dog for a walk around Montgomery Castle, but, dogs aren’t allowed, so, spotting the ancient wooden sign for “Montgomery War Memorial” we headed up a footpath we’d never travelled before. 51 more words

Shropshire