People are being urged to delve into their family trees over the next year in the run-up to the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One.
This weekend marks a year to the centenary and historians say it's an ideal opportunity to make a connection with a conflict which had such a lasting impact on British society.
Our Correspondent Derek Johnson has been to meet one family for whom the war had deep and lasting consequences.
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