POPPY LAUNCH, GUILDHALL WORCESTER.25/10/14
The annual Poppy Launch was started today a the Guildhall Worcester. During the two minutes silence poppies rained down from the windows above. Speeches were given by the Mayor of Worcester, Alan Amos and County Royal British Legion Chairman, Dave Waldron.
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The Standards Bearers get on parade
2nd from L>, Harry Massam, John Walters and Alan Fish
RBL County Chairman Dave Waldron at microphone gets proceedings underway
RBL County Standard Bearer
foreground Mark Harding in WW1 uniform, Cyril Davis in background
The Padre delivers the prayers
From L>, Chris Roberts, John Harris, Brian Hewlett, Jeff Sampson, Tony Hall RBL, John Hewlett.
County Chairman RBL, Dave Waldron, with the importance of the Poppy appeal
Worcester City Mayor, Alan Amos. included in his speech of always remembering, informing the gathering of his Father`s service and being fortunate to return from Dunkirk, Kohima and Korea
The 'Last Post'
Dipping of standards for the 2 minutes silence
2 standards from Worcester Branch WFRA
Poppies rained down during the silence
Dave Waldron RBL Worcestershire County Chairman thanks all for attending