Tag Archives: Poppy Partners

My time as a Poppy Partner..

In early summer of 2016 by happy chance, I stumbled across a request for volunteers at the forthcoming Weeping Window: Poppies exhibition at the Black Watch Castle and Museum; I was thrilled. I had seen the poppies on television, but … Continue reading

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The Poppy Partner Experience…

By chance, I read the local paper and saw an article looking for volunteers for the forthcoming Poppies: Weeping Window exhibition at the Museum. Whether it was due to my recent memory of the huge London exhibition or because I … Continue reading

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Peter talks to us about his Poppy Partner Experience

It has been an honour and a privilege to have been involved as a poppy partner through the Summer.My Father and his two brothers served in WW 2 and one did not return from El Alamein. My three great uncles … Continue reading

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Being a Poppy Partner, Graham Halstead

” I have been a supporter of the Poppy campaign as long as I can remember, especially after my father died from his third heart attack when I was just 17. He fought in the Second World War in Burma, … Continue reading

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Poppy Partner, Elizabeth Sime talks about her experience.

  Until recently, my only connection with Balhousie Castle, was to occasionally enjoy a cup of tea and a delicious scone in the cafĂ©. I also have a family link with the Regiment as my husband’s uncle, Private William John … Continue reading

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