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    Posted on Oct 13, 2014

    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.

    Richard Lea-Hair

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

    Historical Royal Palaces / Richard Lea-Hair

    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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