At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th Month

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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 1915

I hope you have all been wearing your poppies with pride. I am certain, every family has someone to remember from past and present wars.

This is My Grandad. He was awarded 4 military medals for his actions in the Second World War.

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Lest We Forget

Vx

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