Since 1914, the Poppy has been used as a symbol for support of serving soldiers, former soldiers and their families. As well as a symbol to commemorate soldiers that have fallen or been injured in conflict zones.
As early as the Napoleonic wars, the blood-red poppies were described, as the first that grew on the torn battlefields.
"Lest we forget” is an expression commonly used in military-related commemoration events. For example when singing Rudyard Kiplings poem, "Recessional", in which a verse reads:
The tumult and the shouting dies; The Captains and the Kings departure: Still stands Thine ancient sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heart. Lord god of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget—lest we forget!