Mayor Launches 2021 Poppy Appeal

Start time:

October 30, 2021 11:15 AM

End time:

October 30, 2021 1:00 PM

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On Saturday 30 October at around 11:15 am, Mayor of Henley,Councillor Sarah Miller will buy the first poppy from John Green, President of the Henley & Peppard Branch of the Royal British Legion.

Poppies will be available to buy afterwards

John Green, a former British army officer, has been raising funds for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal for over 25 years. He has ventured to the Three Peaks, Nepal and Ethiopia in the course of his efforts.  John’s father, Captain William Leslie Green, served in the First World War. He was in the 46th North Midland División and fought all along the Western Front - from Ypres to Passchendaele,Vimy and on the Aisne.  He died from injuries sustained during his active service.

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