Presentation on theme: "WW1. POPPIES Today marks 92 years since the first poppy day was held in new Zealand in remembrance of fallen soldiers and to support returned soldiers."— Presentation transcript:
POPPIES Today marks 92 years since the first poppy day was held in new Zealand in remembrance of fallen soldiers and to support returned soldiers in need along with their families. There are 10 facts about this special day.
Trenches Life in the trenches during world war was very hard for all the soldiers. When it rained the trenches would fill up with water and the soldiers would get trench foot. When the soldiers got trench foot the soldiers when get sick and could dead.
Anzac The Anzac biscuits were the soldier's favorite food at war. When the soldier’s had no food they would send a letter to there wife’s to make some more for them. They were sent in big tin’s made of metal that could fit over 50 Anzac biscuits in one tin’s. The soldier’s were very grateful that they got the food.
My letter Room 12 Queenstown Primary School Queenstown 19/6/14 Dear Lore Sorry I have not got back to you from when you sent me your letter. I expect there is a lot of thing's going on in the trenches. In the weekend I am going to your daughters house to stay for one night. My dad is taking me and my sister's fishing and hunting. At school I have told all my friends about you and all your cool stories. At lunch we play game like soldiers. In the weekend I do your fitness active to keep me healthy. I will fool my dreams of being a soldier like you and never give up. You were my inspiration. I will never give up when I try new thing. From Grace This is a letter to my granddad. He went to war. His name is Lore. He was my best granddad
Memorial’s The memorial gates in Queenstown is to remember all the soldier's that went to war and did not came back to NZ. If they did not back they would get there name on the gates.
The memorial in Arrowtown. The memorial in Arrowtown is as old as 69 year’s. It was bolt in 1945 the end of world war two. There are over 50 name’s on the memorial in Arrowtown.
Cannon The cannon in Arrowtown is 69 year old. There is a chip in the cannon ball because a boom went of in it and chip it. Only four cannon’s came back to New Zealand from world war two.
A hero at war. Margret Amy smith was a hero at war. She was a nurse in world war 2. When she was in France the hospital would get boomed on every moon lit night. But she still lived through world war 2.
What I have learnt This term I have learnt more on memorial’s around New Zealand and life in the trenches. When we made trenches in the class it really made me sad for the soldier's that lived in the trenches. I would not have liked to at war time.
That is what I have learnt this term about World War 1 By Grace Hastie Room 12 Queenstown Primary School By Grace Hastie Room 12 Queenstown Primary School