Remembrance Sunday


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Remembrance Sunday

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Brit the second Sunday in November, which is the Sunday closest to November 11, the anniversary of the armistice of 1918 that ended World War I, on which the dead of both World Wars are commemorated. Also called: Remembrance Day
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Noun1.Remembrance Sunday - the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemoratedRemembrance Sunday - the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemorated
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
holiday - a day on which work is suspended by law or custom; "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
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AS the four Asian councillors elected to Middlesbrough Borough Council in May, we would like to express our disappointment at Andy Preston's recent comments about Remembrance Sunday.
The golfers had gathered to pay their respects on Remembrance Sunday.
SIR - I was disgusted to learn through Wales Online that Plaid Cymru has supported its elected representatives who refused to sing the British national anthem at Remembrance Sunday services.
Remembrance Sunday events are also being held in Glasgow, Stirling, Aberdeen and across the Highlands, while veterans charity Legion Scotland have organised a number of parades in Brechin, Alloa, Kirkcaldy and Annan.
The National Garden of Remembrance, Cathays Park, in 2002 The National Garden of Remembrance, Cathays Park, in 2002 Standard bearer Neil (Jock) Greer, Merthyr branch RRW, on Remembrance Sunday in Trelewis, 2005 Standard bearer Neil (Jock) Greer, Merthyr branch RRW, on Remembrance Sunday in Trelewis, 2005 HAVE you taken part in a Remembrance Sunday parade?
REMEMBRANCE Sunday is almost with us and, with St George's Hall preparing its own installation of poppies, it's worth remembering that many of us have our own stories behind the emblem.
REMEMBRANCE Sunday parades are being scaled back or axed because budget cuts have led to a lack of police cover, Labour has claimed.
ANORTH East MP has called on the Government to ask football bosses not to schedule matches on Remembrance Sunday.
Remembrance Sunday is for all I HAVE attended Birmingham's Remembrance Sunday parade for several years now and I'm sorry to say that every year I'm ashamed to be from this multi-cultural city, not because of the parade.
346 (Tynemouth) Squadron ATC, led by Flt Lt Dan 346 (Tynemouth) Squadron ATC, led by Flt Lt Dan |Laidler, joined veterans and other service personnel as they paraded through Whitley Bay to the town's War Memorial on the sea front as part of the Remembrance Sunday commemorations yesterday afternoon.
The director of Brad Pitt's new war film has apologised by setting off explosions and dressing actors up in Nazi uniforms on Remembrance Sunday in an Oxfordshire village.
WAR veterans and locals were up in arms yesterday after a movie battle was filmed in a UK field on Remembrance Sunday.