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<br /> JUNE 2014<br /> THE ROYAL BRITISH<br /> LEGION<br /> SHOULDER TO SHOULDER WITH ALL WHO SERVE<br /> INSIDE THE TOWER OF LONDON<br /> The Legion<br /> member, the<br /> Tower and the<br /> moat of poppies<br /> The inspiring story behind a unique<br /> First World War commemoration<br /> “When I saw the plans,<br /> I was ready to move in!”<br /> Tom Mullaney, 80, ex-Royal Electrical<br /> and Mechanical Engineers (REME)<br /> T<br /> he Grade I listed buildings of<br /> the Royal Hospital Chelsea,<br /> designed by Sir Christopher<br /> Wren, have been home to<br /> retired soldiers for more than 320 years.<br /> However, designed to provide<br /> high-quality accommodation in the 17th<br /> century, the pensioners’ private rooms<br /> or ‘berths’ had no natural light and<br /> shared bathrooms. 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