This weekend in hundreds of towns and villages across the country, people will have laid poppy wreaths at War Memorials in memory of those who gave their lives in combat.
Next year sees the centenary of the WWI. Amongst our family photograph collection are several of those ancestors who served in the conflict.
I've done little research in this area, despite my best intentions, being usually more interested in civilian life than in battles and military campaigns.
So my pledge for 2014 is to find out more about these men and their contribution to that devastating war which was intended to end all wars. By Armistice Day next year, I hope to have uncovered some of their stories.
The final word on Remembrance Sunday goes to Harry Patch - The Last Fighting Tommy
Many genealogy sites have links to records about serving WWI ancestors. Here are a few.
Also December's issue of Family Tree Magazine has an article on POWs during WWI and Who Do You Think You Are magazine has a booklet on tracing your WWI ancestors.