Just a reminder to all who mark it: Today is Remembrance Day. Although I am thoroughly opposed to the folly of war, I will never degrade the service of those who died for peace.
You have my respect for this post Sir. Lest we forget.
I just felt that a reminder was needed. I feel that each lonely or painful death needs a moment of sympathy.
An extended version. The Queen’s Guard break the silence as the King started the tradition after WWI. Wreaths are placed in order of seniority. As the Queen was isolating last year, Prince Charles placed hers.
Oh, as it comes up a lot, the men in red with silly hats are Chelsea pensioners: war wounded veterans who are cared for by the Royal Hospital Chelsea.
Oh, I forgot to mention that the Queen’s Guard change to grey in the winter. So not the red which all expect. The Home Service tunics (red) are for spring and summer.
I’m a vet and very grateful to those who have fought for our country.
My second son was delivered via C-section on this day. I tried to convince the doctor to pull him out at 11:00 am but he wouldn’t go for it.
To all my Brothers In Arms - thank you for your service! The sheeple will continue to sleep well at night so long as we have the watch!
I remember your service for us. I can barely imagine the effect of your son’s service on you. (And I’ve taken a few trucks head on).
The active will always honour the fallen.