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Poppies

#6
walting_matilda said:
What is the history behind wearing it on the left or right?
I saw a homeless man today (whom i have previosuly seen eating out of a bin) wearing a poppy, i thought to myself, 'Why can't more people be homelesss', then had the thought me may be Ex mil...

Whats a tropping..?
 
#7
walting_matilda said:
What is the history behind wearing it on the left or right?
I wear mine in my left lapel button-hole. But when in (police) uniform I wear it on the right as my radio is clipped to the left. It doesn't really matter....
 

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LE
Moderator
#8
I wear one in my hat (civvie) and one on whatever I can get to stay on my outer layer regardless of which side!
I wear one on my blog all year round as I always try to remember my comrades who gave everything!
 
#9
One of the old boys I collect with said that it was traditional for a man to wear his poppy on his right as his medals would be worn on his left.
 

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