History of Poppy

History of the Poppy

We are all very used to wearing the Poppy at this time of year to remember and commemorate the fallen.

This year is the 90th anniversary of Poppy Scotland, so Jack Alexander has put together the story of its humble beginnings and importantly the fight our veterans had to endure to gain the rightful support for the sacrifice of their generation in the Great War

The Trust hopes that you will find the story informative (click on link or select the download button to view).


John Dalgleish


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