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Saturday, 10 May 2014 00:00

Evolution of Remembrance

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Bonjour,

During the holidays my family and I biked the Rail Trail in South Otago. It was a great experience. It also exposed me to an important aspect of post war recognition to those who served for New Zealand in World War One. In every small town I passed there was a World War One memorial (this is the same around New Zealand as we saw in Ailish's recent bog). It’s still hard to comprehend the numbers of those that died from tiny towns of less than a thousand people at the time. The lists of...

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Bonjour,

During the holidays my family and I biked the Rail Trail in South Otago. It was a great experience. It also exposed me to an important aspect of post war recognition to those who served for New Zealand in World War One. In every small town I passed there was a World War One memorial (this is the same around New Zealand as we saw in Ailish's recent bog). It’s still hard to comprehend the numbers of those that died from tiny towns of less than a thousand people at the time. The lists of...

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