memorials are erected to remember those who
died fighting for their country. They often commemorate the First World War,
which took place between 1914 and 1918, or the
Second World War between 1939 and 1945.
year on Remembrance
Day, the second Sunday in
November, these monuments are the
focus of ceremonies at which people lay
wreaths of poppies in honour of the soldiers
who gave their lives.