In Flanders Fields

                                      "THE POEM THE POPPY AND THE MAN"

Ninety-Seven years ago, 28th January 1918, Col. John McCrae died of his illness. I think it is fitting that we, of The Royal British Legion remember Col. John McCrae for his legacy to the world and The Royal British Legion, for his poem:
                                           "In Flanders Fields"

I have copied a short history of a caring and sincere man and his reason for writing this now famous poem.


                                                  "WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"

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Michael O Donnuartaigh | Reply 09.11.2018 09.33

The utmost respect! Rest easy sir.

Frank O'Neill | Reply 17.03.2015 20.24

My relative is buried in the same cemetery in France, as Lt Col John McCrae.

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