Remembrance

 

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“For your tomorrow
We gave our today.”

Attributed to John Maxwell Edmonds (1875-1958)

“At the going down of the sun and in the Morning
We will remember them.”

from ‘For the Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon

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Lest We Forget

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With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children,
England mourns for her dead across the sea.
Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of her spirit,
Fallen in the cause of the free.

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This is the first verse from ‘For the Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon, the poem from which comes the more familiar 4th verse – ‘They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old……’

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