Friday, 27 October 2017

Remembrance Poppies

Today is the day that, in Canada, people start wearing Remembrance Poppies. Even tho' I live in the States now, I will be wearing mine. I wear an American Legion Poppy in honour of my Father, Perry Weismiller, PFC, Hq&Hq Sqdn, 8th USAAF, 1941-1945, and my Uncle Roy Wisemiller, Pvt, AEF. 1917-1918. I wear a Royal British Legion Poppy in honour of my Grandfather, Charles Albert Oxley, Gnr, Royal Field Artillery, 1914-1918, and a Royal Canadian Legion Poppy in honour of my Uncle, Charles Sluggett, Sgt, Calgary Highlanders, 1939-1945 and Korea.


The Ode of Remembrance
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning,

We will remember them.
Lest we forget! 

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