Poppies fall from the sky to remind us of their sacrifice

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The Last Post is played at Adelaide’s 2018 Remembrance Day commemoration service, exactly 100 years after the end of World War I. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes1 of 44

The Last Post is played at Adelaide’s 2018 Remembrance Day commemoration service, exactly 100 years after the end of World War I. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

Three men pay their respects during Remembrance Day. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes2 of 44

Three men pay their respects during Remembrance Day. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A sombre moment for a man during Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes3 of 44

A sombre moment for a man during Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

Crowds attend Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes4 of 44

Crowds attend Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

World War II veteran Lyne Skinner with James Hurst and Darren Smedley, who are dressed in World War I uniforms. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes5 of 44

World War II veteran Lyne Skinner with James Hurst and Darren Smedley, who are dressed in World War I uniforms. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

An Anzac teddy bear is seen during Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes6 of 44

An Anzac teddy bear is seen during Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A plane released poppies over the crowd at the Remebrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes7 of 44

A plane released poppies over the crowd at the Remebrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

The crowd at the War Memorial in the CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes8 of 44

The crowd at the War Memorial in the CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A man holds a banner. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes9 of 44

A man holds a banner. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

Veterans, their families and the crowd. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes10 of 44

Veterans, their families and the crowd. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A young boy looks at a serviceman during the Remembrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes11 of 44

A young boy looks at a serviceman during the Remembrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

The crowd at the Remembrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes12 of 44

The crowd at the Remembrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A mum reflects on the service with her young children. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes13 of 44

A mum reflects on the service with her young children. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A young boy sits in front of veterans. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes14 of 44

A young boy sits in front of veterans. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

The Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial on North Terrace, Adelaide. Picture: Dean Martin15 of 44

The Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial on North Terrace, Adelaide. Picture: Dean Martin

Poppies beside names of the fallen on the War Memorial. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes16 of 44

Poppies beside names of the fallen on the War Memorial. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

World war 2 veteran Lyne Skinner during Remembrance Day. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes17 of 44

World war 2 veteran Lyne Skinner during Remembrance Day. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

The crowds during Remembrance Day in Adelaide. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes18 of 44

The crowds during Remembrance Day in Adelaide. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A women reflects amongst the crosses on North Terrace. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes19 of 44

A women reflects amongst the crosses on North Terrace. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

The Last Post is played at the 2018 Remembrance Day service. Picture: Mike Burton / AAP20 of 44

The Last Post is played at the 2018 Remembrance Day service. Picture: Mike Burton / AAP

David-John MacKellar lays poppies representing the nine countries his clan fought in. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes21 of 44

David-John MacKellar lays poppies representing the nine countries his clan fought in. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

Veterans and family members during the Remembrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton22 of 44

Veterans and family members during the Remembrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Servicemen during Remembrance Day services in Adelaide. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes23 of 44

Servicemen during Remembrance Day services in Adelaide. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

Crowds at the Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin24 of 44

Crowds at the Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin

A poppy beside names on the War Memorial. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes25 of 44

A poppy beside names on the War Memorial. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A man seen during the Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton26 of 44

A man seen during the Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Dennis Ryan of Woodside at the War Memorial. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton27 of 44

Dennis Ryan of Woodside at the War Memorial. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Crowds line North Tce for the service.Picture: AAP / Mike Burton28 of 44

Crowds line North Tce for the service.Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton29 of 44

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton30 of 44

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton31 of 44

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin32 of 44

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin33 of 44

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin34 of 44

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin

Brothers in Arms Graham (Grandad) Cairns, of Kersbrook, Murray (Muzza) Norton, of Angle Vale, Kevin (Shag) Clarke, of One Tree Hill, Chris (Coogi) Holmes, of Blakeview, and Peter (Sarg) Holmes, of Blakeview. They are all members of the Mid-North Chapter. Picture: Dean Martin35 of 44

Brothers in Arms Graham (Grandad) Cairns, of Kersbrook, Murray (Muzza) Norton, of Angle Vale, Kevin (Shag) Clarke, of One Tree Hill, Chris (Coogi) Holmes, of Blakeview, and Peter (Sarg) Holmes, of Blakeview. They are all members of the Mid-North Chapter. Picture: Dean Martin

A young boy watches the service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton36 of 44

A young boy watches the service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton37 of 44

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

The crowd at Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony. Picture: Dean Martin38 of 44

The crowd at Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony. Picture: Dean Martin

Caleb, Cooper and Indy from Suttontown Primary School lay a wreath the Remembrance Day service in Mt Gambier. Picture: Frank Monger39 of 44

Caleb, Cooper and Indy from Suttontown Primary School lay a wreath the Remembrance Day service in Mt Gambier. Picture: Frank Monger

The Remembrance ceremony at the Ceduna RSL. Picture: Andrew Brooks40 of 44

The Remembrance ceremony at the Ceduna RSL. Picture: Andrew Brooks

Digger Graham Ellis at Port Lincoln for Remembrance Day. Picture: Robert Lang41 of 44

Digger Graham Ellis at Port Lincoln for Remembrance Day. Picture: Robert Lang

Nate and Beth Daniels place poppies on the Ceduna RSL cenotaph. Picture: Andrew Brooks42 of 44

Nate and Beth Daniels place poppies on the Ceduna RSL cenotaph. Picture: Andrew Brooks

Remembrance Day in Renmark - Jonty, Clarissa, William (back) with Jack, Evelyn, Maggie, Cadeyrn and Cody (front). Picture: Grant Schwartzkopff43 of 44

Remembrance Day in Renmark - Jonty, Clarissa, William (back) with Jack, Evelyn, Maggie, Cadeyrn and Cody (front). Picture: Grant Schwartzkopff

Paper poppies dropped from a plane during the Remembrance Day ceremony in Adelaide. Picture: Tom Huntley44 of 44

Paper poppies dropped from a plane during the Remembrance Day ceremony in Adelaide. Picture: Tom Huntley

The Last Post is played at Adelaide’s 2018 Remembrance Day commemoration service, exactly 100 years after the end of World War I. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

Three men pay their respects during Remembrance Day. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A sombre moment for a man during Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

Crowds attend Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

World War II veteran Lyne Skinner with James Hurst and Darren Smedley, who are dressed in World War I uniforms. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

An Anzac teddy bear is seen during Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A plane released poppies over the crowd at the Remebrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

The crowd at the War Memorial in the CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A man holds a banner. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

Veterans, their families and the crowd. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A young boy looks at a serviceman during the Remembrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

The crowd at the Remembrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A mum reflects on the service with her young children. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A young boy sits in front of veterans. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

The Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial on North Terrace, Adelaide. Picture: Dean Martin

Poppies beside names of the fallen on the War Memorial. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

World war 2 veteran Lyne Skinner during Remembrance Day. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

The crowds during Remembrance Day in Adelaide. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A women reflects amongst the crosses on North Terrace. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

The Last Post is played at the 2018 Remembrance Day service. Picture: Mike Burton / AAP

David-John MacKellar lays poppies representing the nine countries his clan fought in. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

Veterans and family members during the Remembrance Day service in Adelaide’s CBD. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Servicemen during Remembrance Day services in Adelaide. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

Crowds at the Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin

A poppy beside names on the War Memorial. Picture: AAP / Kelly Barnes

A man seen during the Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Dennis Ryan of Woodside at the War Memorial. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Crowds line North Tce for the service.Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial. Picture: Dean Martin

Brothers in Arms Graham (Grandad) Cairns, of Kersbrook, Murray (Muzza) Norton, of Angle Vale, Kevin (Shag) Clarke, of One Tree Hill, Chris (Coogi) Holmes, of Blakeview, and Peter (Sarg) Holmes, of Blakeview. They are all members of the Mid-North Chapter. Picture: Dean Martin

A young boy watches the service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

Adelaide’s Remembrance Day service. Picture: AAP / Mike Burton

The crowd at Adelaide’s Remembrance Day ceremony. Picture: Dean Martin

Caleb, Cooper and Indy from Suttontown Primary School lay a wreath the Remembrance Day service in Mt Gambier. Picture: Frank Monger

The Remembrance ceremony at the Ceduna RSL. Picture: Andrew Brooks

Digger Graham Ellis at Port Lincoln for Remembrance Day. Picture: Robert Lang

Nate and Beth Daniels place poppies on the Ceduna RSL cenotaph. Picture: Andrew Brooks

Remembrance Day in Renmark - Jonty, Clarissa, William (back) with Jack, Evelyn, Maggie, Cadeyrn and Cody (front). Picture: Grant Schwartzkopff

Paper poppies dropped from a plane during the Remembrance Day ceremony in Adelaide. Picture: Tom Huntley

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