All this week we've been marking the centenary of Britain entering the First World War. We've heard some amazing stories of soldiers' courage under fire.
But it wasn't just soldiers who put their lives at risk on the battlefield. The exploits of one vicar from Cumbria led to him becoming the most decorated non-combatant of the Great War.
Matthew Taylor's been finding out more about The Rev Theodore Hardy.
Thousands of people across our region came out last night to remember and celebrate those who serves in the First World War.
Seven of the men from Dumfries & Galloway and the Borders received the Victoria Cross medal for bravery in WWI. Find out why here.
Eight of the men from Cumbria who fought in WW1 received the prestigious Victoria Cross medal. Find out why here.