Queen Elizabeth II with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and other members of the British Royal Family attend the Royal British Legion’s Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall on November 2014 in South Kensington, London.
The Victorian mourning wreath tradition speaks using the special meanings of FLowers, Herbs & Leaves. The base of the wreath is made of Laurel Leaves signifying GLory. Ivy trims the wreath denoting Friendship. The Oak Leaves signify Strength. The small Pansies say, "You are in our Thoughts." The SiLvery Herb denotes Rosemary for Remembrance, & the Forget-Me-Nots stand for Hope & Remembrance.
Britains Queen Elizabeth II listens during the service of remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London, Sunday, Nov. The annual remembrance service is to remember those who have lost their lives serving in the Armed Forces