Flanders' Field of Poppies

On Armistice Day this year, The Royal British Legion is honouring the memory of not just these heroes, but all the brave men and women who fell during action in later wars, by planting a "Flanders Field" of poppies beside the ramparts of the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres.

About Menin Gate

On 11 November 1918 the Armistice was signed and the Great War was over. Close to a million British and Commonwealth troops had made the ultimate sacrifice, many of them dying on the fields in Flanders.

The Menin Gate, where the field is situated, is unique because it is the only place in the world where the fallen of the Great War are remembered each day.

You can take part in future heartfelt act of commemoration by dedicating a poppy with your personal message.

The poppies returned to us will be planted beside the Menin Gate, close to the area that bore some of the heaviest fighting during the First World War.

If you would like to pay a tribute in this way, please sign up using the form below.