.by Anura Guruge
1/ Origins Of “Armistice Day” (a.k.a “Poppy Day”) — June 11, 2013.
2/ ‘Blood Red Poppy Plaque’, Ontario, Canada … — July 3, 2013.
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Part of My “Poppy Day” series on this Blog.
This post, as with other recent related posts, at the behest of ‘Nancy’,
the lady from Ontario Canada who sent me the original, side on, picture of the ‘Poppy Plaque’ in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Nancy’s transcript of the King’s proclamation. Scanned image cope she sent to me. Click to ENLARGE.
My continuing efforts, at the urging of ‘Nancy’, to accurately document as much of this history as possible.
The above BBC page has more of the Edward George Honey letter than I had in my earlier post. So that is good.
I would love to get my hands on the 7 November 1919 The Times of London with the actual proclamation.
Thank you, Nancy.