Long lost family - Somme twins

More than a million soldiers were killed during the Battle of The Somme - one of the bloodiest battles in history. But who were the servicemen who made the ultimate sacrifice? We take a close look at two brothers killed together in Northern France.

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Long lost family - the twins killed at The Somme

Yesterday we remembered the millions of servicemen and women who gave their lives in defence of this country. And all around the South there are thousands of families who keep alive the memory of relatives who made the ultimate sacrifice, sometimes long ago.

In some cases though the link is lost and in the first of two pieces our Correspondent Derek Johnson travels to the battlefields of World War One to find out what happened to the family of two brothers killed together in Northern France.

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