Happy Anzac Day 2019 Quotes, Celebration, Facts, Poems, Images & Photos: Anzac Day is a national day which is celebrated every year in Australia and New Zealand on April 25. The day broadly remember and honour all Australians and New Zealanders “who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations” as well as “the contribution and suffering of all those who have served”.
Anzac Day 2019
The day is observed on 25 April each year and was originally invented to honour the associates of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who worked in the Gallipoli Campaign, their first engagement in the Great War (1914–1918).
History of Anzac Day
Anzac Day marks the anniversary of the initial campaign that headed to major fatalities for Australian and New Zealand forces for the duration of the First World War. The abbreviation ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, whose armed forces were well-known as Anzacs. Anzac Day remains one of the most essential national events of both Australia and New Zealand. Still, the observances and their meanings have altered considerably since the year 1915.
As per to Dr Martin Crotty, a historian at the University of Queensland, Anzac commemoratives have “suited political purposes right from 1916 when the first Anzac Day march was held in London and Australia, which were very much around trying to get more people to sign up to the war in 1916-1918.”
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How to celebrate
Celebrate the day by attending the events or organising the small local event to remember and honour those who served and died in all wars, conflicts. Let the children know about their history for which you can organise a small quiz competition for the children and give a good prize to the winner in order to encourage them to search more about their history. Also don’t forget to celebrate the day on social media by posting a good message or quote with #AnzacDay.
Anzac Day 2019 Quotes & Sayings
“This is the day of national memory. The day to remember the unforgotten heroes.”
“Truman A pioneer is the man who can get other individuals to do what they would choose not to do, and like it.”
“Today, we celebrate freedom. And those that fought and died for it from many parts of the world.”
“I am extremely grateful for what the Australians did. It would have been unthinkable in Japan at the time to do that for an enemy country.”
“Today we remember those who fought for our freedom. I’m proud. We will remember them.”
“Every time I hear the last post I get a lump in my throat. They gave their lives so that others may live. We will remember them.”
“Heroes who shed their blood and lost their lives! You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country.”