Tag Archives: Remembrance Day

‘In Flander’s Fields the Poppies Grow………’

A well-known and much loved poem written by John McCrae a poet and physician from Guelph, Ontario. The red poppies McCrae referred to had been associated with war since the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) when a writer of that time first noted how the poppies grew over the graves of soldiers.The …

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“Lest we forget”

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. Monday, November 11 Remembrance Day 2013 At 11 am on 11 November 1918 the …

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