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When did Armistice Day Become Remembrance Sunday ?


When did Armistice Day Become Remembrance Sunday ? by J P Lethbridge (This article first appeared in Stand To! No. 70 April 2004)   Readers may sometimes wonder exactly when and why Armistice Day ceased to be marked on 11 November each year, and came to be held on the nearest Sunday instead. In Birmingham, at least, the change seems to have bee…

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11 November : 25 years since the re-inauguration of the Armistice Day ceremony at the Whitehall Cenotaph by The Western Front Association


It is 25 years since The Western Front Association successfully campaigned to re-inaugurate the Whitehall Cenotaph ceremony on Armistice Day, and on Monday 11th November at 11am the WFA will again lead the nation in reflection and commemoration. Following the Second World War the focus of Britain's national commemoration shifted to Remembrance S…