“As I walked the dog that night I counted up all the names and just thought that it would be a nice thing to do.”
While almost every item has changed, a few have remained the same across centuries.
Tonight the UK is commemorating the conflict’s 100-year anniversary by turning off its lights at 10pm for one hour to remember the 888,246 British and Colonial soldiers who lost their lives fighting for Britain. Here is one poppy for each of them.
“At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.”