Remembrance / Armistice Day hymn suggestions

Poppy image over green, purple and white hymn sheets.A selection of free-to-use (ie public domain or copyright-free) hymns and songs suitable for Remembrance Day ceremonies.

"Free-to-use" means the words can be copied and sung to at least one tune with no concerns about copyright or performance licensing - sometimes in a limited setting.

Suggestions about hymns that could be included are welcome: leave a comment below, or email

Free-use hymns

Hymns for Remembrance Day services generally focus on God as protector in time of death and war, or on themes of peace-making.

The most commonly used free-use hymns at Remembrance Day commemoration services are:

Others hymns with protector / thankfulness themes include:

Peace-oriented copyright-free hymns include:

Hymns which may still be copyright

Eternal God Before whose Face we Stand -Dudley-Smith

Song for Remembrance Day de Silva

We Will Remember Them - Wilcock

See also

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