“In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row”
-John McCrae, “In Flanders Fields”
This Remembrance Day is especially important because 11 November 2018 is the centenary of the end of the First World War. To mark this poignant anniversary, 62,000 handcrafted poppies are displayed on the grounds of the Australian War Memorial, one for each Australian life lost in the First World War.
by members around the world, as a tribute of respect and remembrance. The display was designed by award-winning landscape designer Philip Johnson and includes a musical program developed by artist-in-residence Chris Latham.