First World War Centenary: ITV Anglia schools project

To mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War in the summer of 1914, ITV News Anglia asked the region’s schools and school children to share community stories.

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First World War Centenary: A Great War story from Southfields Primary School in Peterborough

Earlier this year, ITV News Anglia launched its First World War Centenary School Report and asked children from across the region to tell us a Great War story from their area.

Southfields Primary School in Peterborough wanted to tell us about Jimmy the Donkey, who was brought back from wartime France to live in their town.

They hold a special ceremony to remember Sergeant Jimmy each year and want the animals who played their part in the war to get special recognition.

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