Flowers

Flowers have traditionally been laid on graves and memorials in memory of the dead. Rosemary, symbolising remembrance. Laurel a commemorative symbol , often woven into a wreath,  was used by the ancient Romans to crown victors and the brave as a mark of honour. In recent years, the poppy, strongly associated with RembranceDay (11 November), has also become popular in wreaths
Wreaths & floral tributes laid at
15th Battalion memorials in
France & Belgium.
Clockwise from top left:
 
•Gravenstafel Ridge 2010
•The Crow’s Nest, Hendecourt 2010
•Festubert 2011
•Hill 70 2012
•Canal du Nord 2012
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Honorary Colonel J. Newman and Brigadier-General
G Young lay a Wreath during the dedication
ceremony on Observatory Ridge 2011.