Lest We Forget

On this day, we honour those who have served to protect our freedom.


This year 11 November marks the 97th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18). Each year on this day Australians observe one minute’s silence at 11 am, in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts.

Photographs taken on 11 November 1918

  • A photo of the last shots fired before the armistice on 11 November 1918. A03267
  • Crowd in Martin Place, Sydney celebrating the news of the signing of the armistice. H11563
  • Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig and British Army commanders, 11 November 1918. H12241
  • The crowd at Parliament House, Adelaide, for the Declaration of the Signing of the Armistice. 00907

Source : https://www.awm.gov.au/commemoration/remembrance/


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