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First World War Centenary: ITV Anglia schools project

As the country gets ready 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 School Report from the Open Academy in Norwich

This tale was sent in by 14-year-old Ethan Harvey, a First World War enthusiast from The Open Academy in Norwich.

He told ITV News Anglia he wanted to tell us about a soldier who was involved in one of the most famous stories from the Great War.

And, when it comes to re-creating it, Ethan has been meticulous - right down to building his own trench.

This is the story of one soldier's life in the trenches.

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