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Remembrance Day in Australia

Remembrance Day in Australia
A solider stands silent next to the Cenotaph during the 91st Anniversary Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph Martin Place on November 11, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. One minute of silence is observed on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month annually to recognise the 1918 German signing of the Armistice, which formally ended World Way I.(Getty Images)
Remembrance Day in Australia
The Minister for defence Personnel, Materiel and Science Greg Combet places a poppy next to a name along the Hall of Honour during the 91st Anniversary Remembrance Day Service at the Australian War Memorial on November 11, 2009 in Canberra, Australia. (Getty Images)
Remembrance Day in Australia
One minute of silence is observed on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month annually to recognise the 1918 German signing of the Armistice, which formally ended World Way I. The day also recognises the sacrifices of all armed forces and civilians in times of war. (Getty Images)
Remembrance Day in Australia
Tom Blair from RAF Aldergrove in Northern Ireland UK shows his home made poppy he brought to place at the Australian War Memorial after the 91st Anniversary Remembrance Day Service at the Australian War Memorial.(Getty Images)
Remembrance Day in Australia
Leader of the Opposition Malcolm Turnbull lays a wreath during the 91st Anniversary Remembrance Day Service at the Australian War Memorial.(Getty Images)
Remembrance Day in Australia
A war veteran lays a wreath during the 91st Anniversary Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph Martin Place on November 11, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. One minute of silence is observed on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month annually to recognise the 1918 German signing of the Armistice, which formally ended World Way I.(Getty Images)