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Remembrance crosses in the Field of Remembrance, a day after the annual Armistice Day, at Westminster Abbey, in central London, Britain, 12 November 2010. Remembrance Day (also known as Poppy Day, Armistice Day or Veterans Day) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth countries to remember the members of their armed forces who have died on duty since World War I. People pay tribute to the memory of ex-Service men and women by planting a little wooden cross or a red paper poppy in the gardens of Westminster Abbey.