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Early Poppy Wreath

An early, unique example of a Poppy wreath used by the Kegworth Branch of The Royal British Legion in early Remembrance Day services. The blood red Poppies, an enduring symbol of remembrance - are of fabric, whilst the base is straw (more modern examples have a plastic base).

The Royal British Legion adopted the poppy as its remembrance symbol in 1921 inspired by the poem In Flanders Fields by J…