Brigadier Gerhard Wheeler, who is the army regional commander for the West Midlands, told ITV News Central what he believes the meaning of the poppy is.
He was in Birmingham today as members of the Royal British Legion were joined by the armed forces to launch this year’s Poppy Appeal.
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