Armistice on Fleet Street

In a tea shop on Fleet Street, Edward Honey (an Australian reporter) came up with the idea of 2-Minute Silence on Armistice Day.

He wrote about it in a local publication and the South African government were the first government to put the Silence into operation.

King George V was so inspired that he introduced it in Britain soon afterwards.

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