Queen and Prince Philip Visit Poppy Field at Tower of London in Commemoration of World War I Centenary

The First World War broke out 100 years ago and this year, Britain commemorates the centenary of the unforgettable event that changed the course of Europe’s political and economic landscape.

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh visited the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red Poppy installation at the Tower of London to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War.

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness walked amongst 888,256 poppies - each representing a fallen British and Commonwealth soldier. Image Credit: Press Association/ The British Monarchy


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