British community members remember fallen heroes.Dubai: Guests of the British Embassy and Royal British Legion in Dubai observed silence to respect fallen veterans on Tuesday, at a Remembrance Day - or Poppy poppy, common name for some members of the Papaveraceae, a family composed chiefly of herbs of the Northern Hemisphere having a characteristic milky or colored sap. Day - service.
The Reverends Steven Miller and John Weir For the figure skater, see .
Sir John Weir, GCVO, Royal Victorian Chain (1879-1971), MB ChB Glasgow 1907, FFHom 1943, Physician Royal to several twentieth century monarchs. led the service, which was held in the presence of Consul General consul general
n. pl. consuls general Abbr. CG
A consul of the highest rank serving at a principal location and usually responsible for other consular offices within a country. Guy Warrington, troupes of girl guides, brownies and scouts and members of the British community in Dubai.
The service was also attended by Second World War veteran Roye Palmer, 88, who served as a Royal Air Force bomber bomber
Military aircraft designed to drop bombs on surface targets. Aerial bombardment can be traced to the Italo-Turkish War (1911), in which an Italian pilot dropped grenades on two Turkish targets. pilot during the conflict.
Remembrance Day services are held in the UK traditionally on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month (November 11), or on the nearest Sunday.
The Royal British Legion sells paper poppies, traditionally worn on the lapel, to raise funds to provide financial, social and emotional support to those serving and who have served in the Armed Forces, including their dependants.
Poppies were the only thing that grew on the battle fields of Flanders and Picardy in Belgium and Northern France in the aftermath of First World War conflicts. John McCrae's poem In Flanders' Fields, written in 1915, was inspired by the sight of the flowers and is traditionally read at Remembrance Day services.
David Wallace David Wallace or Dave Wallace can mean:
The Royal British Legion is an entirely voluntary organisation.
Seven Girl Guides from the Jumeirah Guides troupe were also presented with the Baden Powell Challenge Award by the Consul General during the course of the evening.
We're not only remembering the fallen during wars, but also the fallen from terrorist attacks."
Royal British Legion representative
Al Nisr Publishing Al Nisr Publishing is a company based in Dubai, UAE. The company is a part of Al Tayer Group. It was established in 1985 by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Abdullah Al Rostamani and Juma Al Majid. It employs 1,050 people and has branches in Manilla, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control 2007. All rights reserved.
Provided by Syndigate.info an Albawaba.com company