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location: Kings park War Memorial 
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by sharing the details of this journey friends and visitors to WA can see options to explore the local Icons as well as know a little more about the history 


Kings Park is a must do visit in Perth being a monumental look out position adjacent to Perth CBD, approx 16 sq kms of bushland ...sooooo many places to visit as travel spots or walk and walk 

This journey is 

sharing the idea and logistics of parking at Micro Brewery on Swan River at the South West side of Kings Park, walk up the memorial Kokoda track (take your time its not difficult),  experience the remembrance (Armistice) day 11th November and return to the Brewery for lunch 














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Armistice Day

Armistice Day is commemorated every year on 11 November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France at 5:45 am, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I, which took effect at eleven o'clock in the morning—the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of 1918. But, according to Thomas R. Gowenlock, an intelligence officer with the US First Division, shelling from both sides continued for the rest of the day, only ending at nightfall.The armistice initially expired after a period of 36 days. A formal peace agreement was only reached when the Treaty of Versailles was signed the following year.
The date is a national holiday in France, and was declared a national holiday in many Allied nations. In some countries Armistice Day coincides with Remembrance Day and Veterans Day, and other public holidays. Armistice Day is not celebrated in Germany, but a German national day of mourning, Volkstrauertag, has been observed on the Sunday closest to 16 November since 1952.

More in Armistice day Wikipedia






Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day (sometimes known informally as Poppy Day) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth of Nations member states since the end of the First World War to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. Following a tradition inaugurated by King George V in 1919, the day is also marked by war remembrances in many non-Commonwealth countries. Remembrance Day is observed on 11 November in most countries to recall the end of hostilities of World War I on that date in 1918. Hostilities formally ended "at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month", in accordance with the armistice signed by representatives of Germany and the Entente between 5:12 and 5:20 that morning. ("At the 11th hour" refers to the passing of the 11th hour, or 11:00 am.) The First World War officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June 1919.




Why the Poppy

Since 1920, the red poppy has been used as a symbol of commemoration. They were the first plants to bloom in the battlefields of Northern France and Belgium.

In the folklore of soldiers, the vivid red colouring of the poppy came from the blood of their comrades soaking into the earth. The poppy flower grew rapidly and in large numbers across the graves of thousands of soldiers, leading it to become a symbol of sacrifice and loss.

It was these poppies, springing up on the battlefields, that inspired Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae to pen the most notable poem of the time, “In Flanders Fields”.

The tradition of wearing the poppy began just before the official armistice of 1918. The secretary of the American YMCA, Moina Michael, read John McCrae’s poem and was so moved by it that she decided to wear a red poppy as a personal commemorative ritual. She believed that, by wearing the poppy, she was partaking in the faith that John McCrae had spoken of in his poem. In November of 1918, the YMCA secretaries took part in a worldwide meeting, allowing Moina Michael the opportunity to discuss the poem and why she chose to wear the red poppy. Inspired, the French YMCA secretary Anna Guérun, began to sell poppies in order to raise funds for war widows, orphans, veterans and their families.

It wasn’t long before the poppy became a widely accepted symbol of remembrance throughout the allied nations. As a result, it has been worn on Armistice Day ever since. Poppies were first sold in Australia in 1921. In the lead up to Remembrance Day, they continue to be sold by the RSL in order to raise funds for veteran welfare programs.



Poppy project event - Kings park 

On the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, view more than 62,000 handcrafted red poppies on the lawns near the State War Memorial as a tribute to the 61,513 Australian lives lost in battle in World War I.

The installation, organised by the Returned and Services League of Western Australia and a number of ‘Poppy Ladies Groups’ from around WA, has been created by dozens of dedicated volunteers who have worked on this major commemorative project for much of 2018.

The full poppy display will be on view from Saturday 10 November until Monday 12 November. A smaller display will remain in place around the Flame of Remembrance until the end of November   link to more




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The Journey

1. Park at the base of Kings Park: choice of 2 parking areas
2. walk up Kings park via the Kokoda Memorial Track 
3. arrive War memorial for Remembrance day 
4. visit War Memorial 
5. walk down Kokoda track and stop at each tier and reflect on the plaques
6. return to car park and lunch at Micro Brewery 





At the court of Contemplation 




Inside the War Memorial



Cannon fire for Salute


The Poppy Project




Honor Guard



Appreciate how lucky we are to enjoy a cold beer, fresh air and freedom of our life style
at the Riverside Micro Brewery at the bottom of the Kokoda Track

all pictures above are extracted from the 360 spherical photos in the photo section below 
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Virtual tour

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Court of Contemplation


West side of the open air court - looking forward and right to the court
left to see honor guard 


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War Memorial


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    360 is spherical - best viewed in smartphone for virtual reality effect


 Duration Details
 5 mins Walk up from riverside Brewery
 9 mins   Remembrance Memorial Kings park






1. Walk up from Riverside Brewery

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2. Remembrance Memorial in Kings Park


Standard video format:  10 mins  external link

pls note: also in 360 spherical below this widget


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