On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month we will remember those who served for our country. the date was set when world war 1 ended and back then it was called Armistance day. They belived that that was the end of all wars until world war 2 started and that was when the named changed to remembrance day. World War 1 30 million lives were taken world wide and 60 thousand Australians died.
Wearing a poppy on this day is a sign of rspect, the poppy is red because of the blood of all those in the war and poppys grow today in flanders field. We remember those who have served and those who are fighting for our country right now.