Saturday, 29 October 2016
Remembrance Day Images : 25+ Best Happy Remembrance Day Images 2016
Remembrance Day Images : Remembrance Day is celebrated worldwide on 11th November. It’s a day to pay a tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives, fighting for us during the First World War. On 7th November 1919, it was ‘King George V’ who first dedicated this day to remember the members of armed forces who died during the First World War. Remembrance Day is celebrated in each and every part of the world. The Canadians, Americans and Germans observe this special day with a special ceremony. 11th November is officially declared as a national holiday. Many events and special activities are held on this day. Even, veteran day is being celebrated on the same day. For now, we are sharing remembrance day images so you can take a look at what's happening at this time. We shall update more images as and when the parade and other events happen.
Just like the Canadians, the Australians too observe the ‘Remembrance Day’, but it’s not a public holiday for them. A minute of silence on 11th hour of 11th day of 11th month is dedicated to the soldiers who lost their lives in the First World War. On the Remembrance Day, wreaths are laid upon the ‘Tomb of the Unknown Soldier’ to honor their sacrifices. People promise never to forget to honor the real heroes who rest in peace for them. Remembrance Day ceremony starts with an ‘Ode of Remembrance’ which ends with a final line that says “LEST WE FORGET”.
It means ‘we should never forget the past and always remember the sacrifices made by the soldiers’. With this, you can also check some heart touching remembrance day pictures and quotes covered by us before.
Let's take a look at some of the top remembrance day images. FYI, remembrance day is also known as a poppy day. Go through this article to know about poppy day name and a history behind it.
Poppy wreaths are laid upon the tomb of unknown soldiers to convey honor to the sacrifices made by them.
The ceremony of Remembrance Day is attended by high-level dignitaries and diplomats. They also lay poppy wreaths to the tomb of the unknown soldiers at the memorial.
Not only wreaths but simply poppy flowers are kept on the tomb of the unknown soldiers.
Books like ‘A poppy is to remember’ have been written and published for people to read and understand the importance of the sacrifices made by the soldiers. A poppy flower is a symbol of our remembrance for the soldiers died in the battle.
The remembrance ceremony also includes the reveille and rouse calls just before the parade gets started. The sound also resembles the memory of the dead.
The Reveille is a very loud and cheerful call made by bugle or drum used as a signal for the soldiers.
Countries like Australia, London and Canada have ceremonies featuring a full formal parade.
In Australia, the formal parade features the Band of the Royal Military College and Australia’s Federation Guard.
In London the parade is done by the Royal family members accompanied by former and current service men and women.
The ceremonial parade is a full formal parade. It is known as the ‘Remembrance Day parade’.
Canada also involves the special formal parade on the Remembrance Day, marking the significance of their soldiers.
“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.”
This is the famous ‘ode of commemoration services’, part of the poem ‘for the fallen’ written by an English poet ‘Laurence Binyon‘. It was first published in 21 September 1914.
These are some of the top remembrance day images we have collected from all around the world. Of course, there is no live picture of remembrance day 2016 parade or other events. Rest assures, that we will be featuring live remembrance day 2016 images and pictures as well. Veterans also cherish this day by remembering their brothers and soldiers who died in the battlefield. Veteran's day quotes were covered before. You can use these quotes and sayings to impress them. Besides that, we also recommending to go through this quotes collection.
Hopefully, you liked our collection of remembrance day images. In case, if you want to share more images and pictures, then you can use the comment section given below.