Why the Poppies?

Photo Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poppy

Red Canadian poppies were inspired by Lt Col John McCrae’s poem, ‘Flanders Field’, they also signify the bloodshed of trench warfare and symbolise the wild flowers that were the first plants to grow in the churned-up soil of soldiers’ graves in Belgium and northern France..

**Remember Those Whom We Should Never Forget**

 

Photo Credit: http://middlesbrorbl.webs.com/poppyappeal.htm

Research from Wikipedia and BBC News

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