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Poppy Appeal launches in York

Poppy Appeal launches in York

5:46am 23rd October 2009

As his nephew fights out in Afghanistan, York's Lord Mayor John Galvin launches this years Poppy Appeal.

John says this is a time for us to support our troops and remember those who've been killed in action.

In August 23 year old Lance Bombardier Matthew Hatton became York’s first victim of the war in Afghanistan.

He was killed in a double-explosion in the Helmand Province.

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