ANZAC Day (Australia and New Zealand): Lest we forget

ANZAC Day commemorates first and foremost the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops at Gallipolli in 1915, the first major battle that our troops fought in World War I. 

But it is also a day when those two nations remember all those who fought and died in all of the wars and conflicts those nations have fought in.

On this day Requiems are said or sung rather than the feast of St Mark celebrated, by special permission.

The traditional hymn associated with the day is Abide With Me.

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