Category Archives: War Commemoration

Armistice Day 2018

           
On November 11th members of Marrickville Peace Group plan to attend the ‘official’ Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial in Hyde Park, Sydney.
 
Whilst there, the group will display the slogan ‘Honour the War Dead by Ending War!’ and have a flyer with a message of peace ready for distribution.
 
Last year MPG members unfurled a banner with the same slogan at the Cenotaph. It caused some negative response, so this year we aim to be more discrete. We intend hanging small (A5) placards, with the same slogan, around our necks.
 
MPG would be delighted if others choose to stand with the group…

Remembrance Day, November 11, 2017

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Members of MPG attended the Cenotaph in Martin Place for the Remembrance Day service on November 11, 2017. They displayed a banner saying ‘Honour the War Dead by Ending War!’ and distributed a flyer to explain why they were there. There was a generally positive response, but some of the military community clearly resented our presence and our message. Another photo.