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Remembrance Day – A Time to Remember

November 12, 2018

Remembrance Day this year has taken on even more meaning as all around the world, communities celebrate the Centenary of Armistice Day.

“The ‘eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month’, is the time each year when we observe a minute’s silence to remember those who have served, are still serving and those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the service of our nation.”

“My grandfather, John Hayes, served in World War 1 in the Australian Light Horse and I still remember how special this day was to him.”

“It’s hard to believe that 100 years have passed since the end of the terrible war that was supposed to end all wars.”

“It is not only the fallen that deserve our respect and honour, but it is also a time to remember the families that endured all kinds of hardship during this terrible period.”

“When I think of what these young patriots have been through in the service of their country, I gain some idea of the price of peace.”

“I pray that future generations never have to experience the horrors of war,” Chris Hayes said.