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Tower of London poppies: Final poppy to be planted

Tower of London poppies: Final poppy to be 'planted'

Poppy display at the Tower of LondonThe installation was planned to culminate on Armistice Day

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A final ceramic poppy will be 'planted' at the Tower of London later.
Volunteers have spent months installing the hand-made poppies - each representing a British and Commonwealth soldier who died during WW1.
It is thought about four million people have visited the artwork entitledBlood-Swept Lands And Seas Of Red by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, who comes from Derbyshire.
A two-minute silence at 11:00 GMT will mark Armistice Day.
The Queen and Duke of EdinburghThe Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have also visited the installation
The final names from the Roll of Honour will be read out and the guns will fire 21 times before the silence.
The title of the work was inspired by a line from the will of a Derbyshire serviceman who died in Flanders.
He described "the blood-swept lands and seas of red, where angels fear to tread".
Floodlights have been lighting up the display after duskFloodlights are already being used to ensure more people get to see the piece
The poppies will start to be dismantled by a team of about 8,000 volunteers on Wednesday.
The weeping window and wave segments of the installation will be the final sections to be removed and will be on show until the end of the month.
Thousands of the poppies will then go on tour before being permanently based at the Imperial War Museums in London and Manchester.
Ceramic poppyThe poppies were individually hand-made in Derby
The prime minister said the display had "in a very short space of time become a much loved and respected monument".
The poppies have been sold for £25 each with all net proceeds plus 10% of every sale being shared between six service charities, including Help for Heroes and the Royal British Legion.
It is thought the sales could raise in excess of £15m.