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Did you buy A Tower of London Poppy?
« on: Wednesday 03 January 18 15:00 GMT (UK) »
For those who bought a ceramic poppy there is an opportunity to place it on a map here:

https://www.wherearethepoppiesnow.org.uk/

In this final year of the Centenary of WW1 I think this is a great opportunity to add your poppy and the story behind it.

Lest We Forget.

Carol
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Re: Did you buy A Tower of London Poppy?
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 03 January 18 19:28 GMT (UK) »


Interesting idea Carol............hope they get a great response.....

Sandra


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Re: Did you buy A Tower of London Poppy?
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 03 January 18 20:13 GMT (UK) »
Hi Sandra, 30,000 people have placed their poppies on the map so far but still a long way to go so I will keep spreading the word  ;) Still a way to go to map the 888,246 poppies bought. I have pinned mine  :D
Carol
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Re: Did you buy A Tower of London Poppy?
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 06 January 18 10:54 GMT (UK) »
Thank you  for posting the link.
 I have added the poppy I bought in remembrance of my Gt. Uncle Fred. Having visited his peaceful grave site in France when I saw that you could purchase one of these beautiful poppies I didn't hesitate. They looked a wonderful site around the tower which I also visited.

I have him to thank for bringing together my mothers side of the family as he came from a large family of 14 and there are lots of cousins with wonderful stories ranging from age 90 to 50!

Caroline
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Re: Did you buy A Tower of London Poppy?
« Reply #4 on: Friday 16 March 18 23:31 GMT (UK) »
Planted.  Thank you for the link.

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Re: Did you buy A Tower of London Poppy?
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 17 March 18 10:22 GMT (UK) »
You are welcome...Pleased that you were able to get a poppy as many didn't get the opportunity.
We will remember them.
Carol
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