2016 Remembrance Sunday

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St.Mary's of Weldam

 

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November, 13th 2016 - Remembrance Sunay

Today we did celebrate this memorial day observed in Commonwealth countries since the end of World War I to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. This day, or alternative dates, are also recognized as special days for war remembrances in many non-Commonwealth countries.

Like in the years before Members of the Wapenbroeders in the East Netherlands were present with their banner to commemmorate those who fell in the line of duty. This year a young and still active veteran did recite the poem: "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old .....

 

The video below may give an impression of this celebration.

 

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