Sunday 11 November 2017 marks the 99th Anniversary of the Armistice, today known as Remembrance Day. On Monday 11 November 1918 at 11 am the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years of continuous warfare.
The following message was received from the Secretary of State for Colonies through the Governor-General by the Acting Prime Minister (Mr.Watt) shortly before midnight: LONDON, Nov. 11, 10.55 a.m.-Most Urgent. Armistice signed at 5 o’clock this morning.
LONDON, Monday, Noon. The Prime Minister (Mr. Lloyd George) announces that the armistice was signed at 5 o’clock on Monday morning. Hostilities ceased at 11 a.m.
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