2018 Poppy Tribute to Ambleside Fallen

69 large poppies, inscribed with the name of a local man who gave his life in WW1 have been erected on lamp -posts around the town.

On Saturday Colin Thomson, Charles, Roger & Ali erected British Legion Memorial Poppies on lamp posts around the town, each with the inscription of a named fallen from the War Memorial of St Mary's Church.

Ambleside residents and visitors can share the poignat reminder of the huge loss of these 69 local men, who were killed serving their country in World War One. The lives of so  many local families, many names still common to the town today. 

The poppies will be in place until the end of the centenary celebrations in November, giving a moving tribute to the 69 sons of Ambleside who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.