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    Three Generations Of Guards Visit The Poppies At The Tower Of London

    Chelsea pensioners visited the Poppies at the Tower of London last week to each plant a poppy and pay their respects. The Chelsea pensioners were joined by a Yeoman Warder and Guardsman – representing three generations of guards.

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    Chelsea Pensioners visit the installation of poppies, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, at the Tower of London.

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    Chelsea Pensioner John Humphreys, 92 reflects on the growing installation of over 800,000 ceramic poppies.

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    Chelsea Pensioner Albert Willis adds his poppy to the growing sea of red. The final poppy will be planted on 11 November.

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    Captain K Sanford of the Grenadier Guard 1st battalion meets Chelsea Pensioner Frank Robbings.

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    Three generations of guards plant a ceramic poppy. From left to right: Chelsea Pensioner Albert Willis, Yeoman Warder Paul Cunliffe & Guardsman Joseph Robinson.

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