Why a poppy?

Many know that the poppy is the symbol for remembrance but not everyone is aware why.

We thought it was very interesting to see why the poppy was chosen to be the flower that we use to commemorate the fallen.

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Picture: https://returningpom.wordpress.com/2012/11/10/poppy-day/

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100 years…

… since the start of World War 1

Taking a look back at last year which marked 100 years of the start of World War 1.

28th July 1914, World War 1 broke out and lasted until 11th November 1918.

In London last year we saw lots of beautiful commemorations around the city. The most popular one being the field of glass poppies that surrounded the Tower of London. Each poppy symbolised a soldier that lost his life in the war.

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