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Poppy Wave - Plymouth Hoe

On Monday 2nd  October children from our Forces Friends Group visited the Naval War Memorial on Plymouth Hoe to see, and think about, the Poppy Wave. 

"Poppies: Wave, a sweeping arch of bright red poppy heads suspended on towering stalks, was originally seen at the Tower of London as part of the installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red. It can currently be seen at the CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial.

The memorial is situated centrally on the Hoe, which looks directly towards Plymouth Sound.  Commemorating the almost 7,300 servicemen and women of the First World War who have no known grave and the seamen of the Royal Navy who sailed from Plymouth, the First World War panels also bear the names of sailors from Australia and South Africa."