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Poppy Appeal focuses on the unseen service and sacrifice of the Armed Forces

Mr Allan had to be medically discharged from the Army Credit: ITV News

This year's Poppy Appeal is focusing on the experience of the unseen sacrifices of veterans from past and present.

Among them is Jim Allan, who discovered he had spina bifida during his service and was medically discharged.

Mr Allan is now confined to a wheelchair.

Our Lancashire Reporter Adam McClean has been to meet him: