Lest We Forget polo with pocket
Lest We Forget polo with pocket
Lest We Forget polo with pocket
Lest We Forget polo with pocket

Lest We Forget polo with pocket

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Free standard shipping worldwide by Australia Post on all orders valued over $160 AUD / $180 NZD / £90 GBP / 120 USD. Your order will be sent from our warehouse on the Gold Coast, QLD AUSTRALIA.
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    Size chart
    Body width: Measure on the front, from underarm to underarm.
    Body length: Measure from the top of the neck to the bottom of the hem.

    Measurements are in millimetres. Please note, measurements can vary within 20mm, this is within our tolerance.

    AU INTL. EU UK US Body width Body length
    XS 6/8 42 32 490 720
    S 8/10 46 36 495 730
    M 10/12 48 38 530 750
    L 12/14 50 40 565 770
    XL 14/16 52 42 600 790
    XXL 16/18 54 44 635 810
    3XL 18/20 56 46 670 830
    4XL 20/22 58 48 710 860
    5XL 22/24 60 50 760 880
    6XL 24/26 62 52 790 900
    7XL 26/28 64 54 815 920
    Pay your respects with this original, hand-drawn and historically reflective Lest We Forget Polo featuring the 3rd pattern Rising Sun Badge aligned with, and with permission from, the Australian Army. Designed and manufactured on home turf, this memorial shirt is Australian Made® and sustainably produced.

    This item is manufactured with yarns made from recycled PET bottles (approx 14-16 of them). It is printed with high-quality carcinogen-free pigment inks. No cancer-causing chemicals and undesirable surfactants.

    Zero plastic
    We pack your threads in recyclable acid-free tissue paper and use only plant-based home compostable mailers, at no extra cost. By sending your parcel with our delivery partner Australia Post, you’re supporting their carbon-offset projects that have positive environmental and social impacts. Since 2019, their carbon neutral parcel delivery initiative is equivalent of taking 75,000 cars off the road – or roughly 200,000 tonnes of emissions.

    Controlled production
    Sustainability involves finding a balance between supply and demand. Life Apparel works with local and international factories where only limited quantities are produced of each model to ensure exclusivity and avoid overproduction, like large fashion brands. Learn more →

    Washing Instructions

       Gentle machine wash
       Do not bleach
       Do not tumble dry
       Touch up with cool iron
       Do not dry clean

    Further Care Information

    • Do not use fabric softener
    • Wash and iron inside out
    • Wash separately with like colours
    • Avoid rough surfaces
    • Line dry out of direct sunlight

    Shipping Info
    Your order will be sent out within one business day from our warehouse on the Gold Coast, Queensland, in most cases. Shipping times begin when your parcel has left our warehouse.

    Delivery times vary depending on your location and whether your items are in stock.
    Parcel post within Australia starts from $6.45 and takes 6-12 business days (depending on your location).
    Express post within Australia starts from $9.10 and takes 2-5 business days.

    For more details on delivery information, please visit this page.

    Return Policy
    Items may be returned free of charge within 14 days of receipt. The original tags and labels must be attached, and the products must be unworn, unused, unwashed and undamaged (tried on is okay).
    Browse extra information on this page which outlines how to return an item, get information about exceptions, exclusions and possible extra charges.

    The Lest We Forget polo shirt cites poet and writer, Laurence Binyon’s famous 19th Century poem, The Ode. The phrase ‘lest we forget’ translates to 'it should not be forgotten'.

    Following World War I, this phrase became a common symbol of commemoration across Australia and New Zealand. Today, it remains widely used to pay respects on Anzac Day, Remembrance Day and beyond… To remember the service and sacrifice of those who have served in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

    Beneath a burnt orange sky, a soldier plays the Last Post, to signify the end of the day. His bugle song blankets a scene of soldiers who, in single file, rest their rifles. Birds take flight overhead, representing freedom and peace for the war’s end.

    The Lest We Forget polo features the 3rd pattern Rising Sun Badge. Requiring formal permission for use from the Australian Army, this official badge typifies the spirit of the ANZAC and represents the camaraderie of Australian soldiers. Historically, this special insignia was worn by all soldiers of the 1st and 2nd Australian Imperial Force in both WWI and WWII.

    The back of the Lest We Forget polo shirt features a large poppy in full bloom. The poppy remains the enduring symbol of remembrance of WWI. Scattered across France and Belgium’s otherwise barren battlefields, red poppies grew on Europe’s Western Front and inspired John McCrae’s poem, In Flanders Fields.

    “In Flanders fields the poppies blow
    Between the crosses, row on row,
    That mark our place; and in the sky
    The larks, still bravely singing, fly
    Scarce heard amid the guns below.
    We are the Dead. Short days ago
    We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
    Loved and were loved, and now we lie
    In Flanders fields.
    Take up our quarrel with the foe:
    To you from failing hands we throw
    The torch; be yours to hold it high.
    If ye break faith with us who die
    We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
    In Flanders fields.”
    John McCrae

    On the back of the shirt, an Australian Light Horse mounted by a soldier (commonly known as a Light Horseman). Australian Light Horses bravely assisted soldiers throughout wars. However it was during the Gallipoli Campaign that the Australian Imperial Force was made up of an infantry division and light horse brigade, used predominantly for defence.

    The Light Horseman holds a flag post that carries both the Australian and New Zealand flags to honour all ANZACs.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 16 reviews
    Gerald Brittain

    Really happy with both, eager to see what other design surface (hopefully some East Timor Themed). Delivery and info was spot on thx Team

    Krystal Delphin
    Thank you

    Absolutely love both my shirts was delivered fast ordered a few days before Anzac paid for express shipping and had the shirts with in two days. Will definitely be getting more.

    Peter Edwards

    Lest We Forget polo with pocket

    Lyn Holmes

    Very pleased with my purchase thanks

    Damian Moon

    Great quality product in the correct sizing

    Karen Purves

    My partner and myself are amazed with the two shirts we ordered. The quality is absolutely amazing, and the colours leap off the shirts. What a wonderful way to remember those who served. Will definitely be ordering again soon.


    Lest We Forget polo with pocket


    Good quality and clear motifs.

    Shane Cpnnolly

    The polo shirt is an excellent and comfortable fit. The depiction on the shirt is exactly what I wanted to be able to dress casually but still show my respect to the armed forces both past and present.

    Thank you for you thoughtful review and for your support, Shane. :)