The Poppy Appeal 2007


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Organisers of Downham Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal held in the Town Square Downham Market. The trio pictured at the front, from left are Poppy Appeal co-ordinator and branch chairman Horace Cross, with Downham Town Mayor and Mayoress John and Audrey Doyle. They are joined by from left branch president Ivan Sneezum, Dog Smith, Gerry Waldron, Vera Wilson who is chairman of the RBL Woman's Section Tinker Taylor, Father Charles Miller and Ron Botham



A poignant cameo moment during the launch of the Downham Poppy Appeal as a standard bearer lowers his head in prayers. In the background the town's famous click tower standard as a reminder to make the most of time. Combine the two images and we are impelled to remember those who have made that possible, and we will wear our poppies with pride