Remembrance Day "speech" is the stage of the Remembrance Day ceremony called
the "address". Some brief tips for those arranging for or preparing such an address
are provided in the
Commemorative address section of the DVA's pdf document 'Organising
a commemorative ceremony'.
And of course, remember to skim through the list of
speeches above for more ideas.
Quotes for Remembrance Day (quotations.about.com) Scroll down for brief quotations from 35 writers, on a
variety of topics such as bravery, fighting, war, valour, fear, heroism,
Activities involving speeches
Remembering and Commemorating [pdf] (anzacday.org.au) This activity for students first presents two Anzac Day
- Eulogy at the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier (Paul
Keating, Australian Prime Minister, 11 November 1993), and
- Eulogy at the Dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown New Zealand
Warrior (Dame Silvia Cartwright, New Zealand Governor-General, 11
The activity then presents Gallipoli in a Nation's Remembrance, an article
by Les Carlyon, along with nine questions for students to answer.