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The first Remembrance Day - how Britain mourned

Alex Cox Findmypast
Alex Cox
7 November 2019

One hundred years ago in 1919, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, a great and profound silence fell across Britain. Just twelve months after the guns fell silent, millions of people in all corners of the country stopped in their tracks to pause and reflect on their collective loss.