First Remembrance Day 1919
On 11th November 1919, the first anniversary of Armistice day, the Britsh nation, in reponse to an invitation by King George V, stood in silence for two minutes at 11 o'clock in remembrance of all who had given their lives in the First World War. Here is a photograph of King George V, laying a wreath at cenotaph a monument erected in honour of people whose remains are elsewhere, located in Whitehall, London.
11 November 1919
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Denis Healey, Labour politician, wearing a poppy
Denis Healey (Denis Winston Healey, Baron Healey, b 1917), British Labour politician, served as Secretary of State for Defence 1964-1970 and Chancellor of the Exchequer 1974-1979. Seen here wearing a poppy for Remembrance Day.
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Historical Reenactment - English Civil War Society - London
Members of the Roundhead Association of the English Civil War Society, dressed as pikeman from the period of the English Civil War (1642 to 1652), standing in front of the statue of Oliver Cromwell outside the Houses of Parliament in London today when they laid wreath in remembrance of those who fought for Parliament during the Civil War.
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