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Remembrance Day – Lest We Forget

November 11, 2016
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November 11 is Remembrance Day a day which was originally commemorated to remember the fallen soldiers of World War One but now also includes remembrance of all veterans who have served their country. In 1914 our Australian soldiers, as part of the Commonwealth joined the British to fight in World War One.  They volunteered and many were never to return.  I read a book by Thomas Keneally – The Daughters of Mars which is about nurses in WWI and I…

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