We've been hearing tales of courage by those in the trenches so we sent our reporter Matthew Taylor to a new museum in Carlisle that has its own First World War trench.
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.