Poppy Day

The Poppy Appeal is the Royal British Legion’s biggest fundraising campaign held every year in November, the period of Remembrance. This year, join us as we mark the end of the WW1 centenary by saying “Thank You” to all who served, sacrificed and changed our world. 

The traditional Poppy Day Appeal will take place on Friday 9 November with collections points spread out in various locations manned by Legion members and serving Forces personnel.

The local Branch, is calling on the whole of Gibraltar to wear their poppies with pride on the lead up to Remembrance Sunday which this year coincides with Armistice Day on the 11November. As the Chairman of the Gibraltar Branch, Lt Col (Rtd) Francis Brancato OBE JP says “Wearing a poppy is a way of showing public appreciation for the service and sacrifice of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families in safeguarding our freedoms and values. It represents all those who lost their lives on active service in all conflicts; from the beginning of the First World War right up to the present day.”