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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

On The 11th Hour Of The 11th Day Of The 11th Month - We Will Remember Them

November 11 for those in the Commonwealth is Remembrance Day when we remember those that have died serving our respective countries.

Regardless of whether you believe there should be nation states in this world that we share; I love my country and many people have laid down their lives to protect it. Below is the reproduction of the Ode Of Remembrance which was first published in September 1914.


They went with songs to the battle, they were young.
Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.
They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted,
They fell with their faces to the foe.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.

They mingle not with their laughing comrades again;
They sit no more at familiar tables of home;
They have no lot in our labour of the day-time;
They sleep beyond England's foam


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