Each one of these 888,246 poppies represents one British military fatality in WWI

Yeoman Sergeant Bob Loughlin walks through a mass of ceramic poppies, an art installation called “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red” at the Tower of London.

The exhibit, created by artist Paul Cummins, sits in the Tower's dry moat and when completed will feature 888,246 ceramic poppies - each poppy representing a British or Colonial military fatality during the war.

The last poppy will symbolically be placed planted on 11 November 2014.

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