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Offline KitCarson

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Battlefield Poppy from 1917
« on: Monday 30 October 23 20:30 GMT (UK) »
Thought I would share.  Very touching.

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Re: Battlefield Poppy from 1917
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 31 October 23 02:18 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for sharing Kit.

 I always feel a bit sad that things like this are not kept in the family, though better to be sold than sent to the tip I suppose. From a quick search I see on the 1911 census the BOWEN family at that address had one son and on the GRO a couple more children born later.