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When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say, For Their Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today #Remembrance #lestweforget

A fitting reminder for Remeberance Sunday

GrahamMuz: Fisherton Sarum & Canute Road Quay

Wear your poppy with pride today, pause respectfully for two minutes at 11 am this Remembrance Sunday morning, and again on Wednesday 11th, remembering those who have given their lives for the freedom that we all enjoy today and support the sterling work of the Royal British Legion.

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.

Locomotive 333 was built originally by the London Brighton and South Coast Railway, designed by Billinton, as an L class 4-6-4 ‘Baltic’ tank. She was given the name Remembrance and became the companies War Memorial engine and carried a plaque with the inscription:

“In grateful remembrance of the 532 men of the L.B.& S.C.Rly. who gave their lives for their country, 1914-1919″

In 1934, under the…

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