Armistice Day 2013

At 11am on Monday 11th November we'll be remembering those who have sacrificed their lives for their country.

This year Remembrance Sunday will be on Sunday 10th November.

Many people associate Remembrance Day with heroes of D-Day or the Battle of Britain's Spitfire pilots. Some people think of the deeds of the SAS during the Falklands conflict or, of course, Flanders Fields from World War One, carpeted in poppies growing where so many men lost their lives.

But in the last few years it's also been about the nation showing its support for the soldiers returning injured and traumatised from current conflicts.

Join us in observing a 2 minute silence onair at 11am on Monday 11th November.

An interview with Lance Corporal Andrew Stewart, B Squadron of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards on Afghanistan and Remembrance.

 

Remembrance Day - Poppies floating in pool. Copyright the Royal British Legion

How we will Remember in 2013

 

Join us onair to observe the 2 minute silence at 11am on Monday 11th November 2013.

In 2013 we are supporting the Royal British Legion's poppy appeal

Supporting those who have returned injured from war and the families of those who gave their lives. Thousands of men and women, people like Sapper Clive Smith who have helped bring us freedom.

You can get involved by:

  • Wearing a poppy
  • Buying the Official Poppy Appeal Single (watch below)
  • Observing a 2 minute silence at 11am on Monday 11th November 2013

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