It's getting on for 100 years since they gave their lives fighting for King and Country in the First World War, but their names will live on for ever.
Today a memorial has been unveiled at the Belgian village of Tertre, on the Western Front, to honour nearly 7,000 soldiers of the Royal West Kent Regiment who died in the conflict. Derek Johnson reports.
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The latest weather for the east with Philippa
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Met Office issues storm warnings overnight as 80mph winds are expected across the south and east. Storm Imogen is due at around 3am