Poppies are collected from the Tower of London
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First Tower of London poppies removed

Volunteers have started removing the ceramic poppies that make up the Blood-Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London.

The first one of the 888,246 hand-made poppies was planted in July, while the last was put in place by 13-year-old cadet Harry Hayes on Tuesday.

Each poppy represents the death of a British and Commonwealth soldier during World War One.

Sophie Raworth reports.

  • 12 Nov 2014
  • From the section UK
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