How was Memorial Day invented?
When did Memorial Day first start?
What is an interesting fact about Memorial Day?
The holiday was long known as Decoration Day for the practice of decorating graves with flowers, wreaths, and flags. The name “Memorial Day” goes back to 1882, but the older name didn’t disappear until after World War II.
Why is Memorial Day celebrated?
Who really started Memorial Day?
Who invented Memorial Day?
Is Memorial Day for deceased veterans?
What’s the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day?
Why are poppies a symbol of Memorial Day?
Is a veteran someone who is currently serving?
Is armed forces the same as military?
Why is the poppy offensive?
Why does Don Crawford wear poppy?
What does the poppy stand for?
What is the meaning of Lest We Forget?
Do Jehovah Witnesses wear poppies?
What does a black poppy Symbolise?
Who first said Lest we forget?
Why do we say the ode?
The Ode of Remembrance has been recited to commemorate wartime service and sacrifice since 1921. Reading a poem at a commemorative service can help the audience to understand the wartime experience of service men and women. Well-known wartime poetry is often used during commemorative services.