November 1918, marked the end of
world war one, but for those who
make poppies, their job had just
year poppies are made, in Canada and the
UK, they are made by
disabled ex-servicemen, especially for
them ready for that day, that Sunday in
November, for those who lost
their lives, this is the time to
Air Cadets, Salvation Army, Scouts, Guides and
the Legion too, these groups will
march, whether skies are
grey or blue.
groups will march and bands will play, and wreaths of
poppies, at memorials they
you buy your Poppy, remember what it is
for, to help the
families, who lost loved ones
in the War.
War Memorial Macduff built in 1920. (Octagonal). Macduff Parish Church is
on the right with the town of Banff in the background.
poem is dedicated to the workers of the Lady Haig Poppy Factory in
Edinburgh who have made Poppies since 1921 and to all of our brave
countrymen and women who have tragically lost their lives in times of war.
Portsoy war memorial
- I like the statue of the soldier.
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