NOTNovember 11, 2019, also known as Armistice Day, will mark the 101st anniversary of the end of the First World War, with a series of tributes and commemorations to unfold across the country.

Every year in November, the nation marks the wars that have marked our past and the courage of the men and women who fought them. Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day, which falls on Sunday, November 10 and Monday, November 11, this year, offer us all an opportunity to remember not only those who fought, but why they fought.

From the way the first day of the armistice was born to the way we commemorate fallen soldiers, here is all you need to know about how (and why) to pay homage to our people.

The origins of the armistice …