Troops from Catterick Garrison are due to parade through the City of York this morning (Friday, 15th August) as part of continuing events to mark the centenary of the First World War.
The soldiers are all members of the Royal Dragoon Guards based at Alma Lines, Munster Barracks, which is the only armoured cavalry regiment based in Yorkshire.
More than 150 servicemen and women will take part, before attending a service at York Minster. A flypast is planned by RAF Typhoon fighter jets during a review of the troops at 9:30am.
– Lieutenant Colonel Tom Bateman, Commanding Officer of the Royal Dragoon Guards
"The officers and soldiers of the Royal Dragoon Guards have a unique link to the initial British actions of the First World War and to the great city of York.
"Our predecessors from all four antecedent Regiments saw action but notably lay claim to both Britain's opening shots of the war and its last cavalry charge."
In the second part of his special reports Kenny Toal travels to the Derbyshire town of Belper where he tries to find surviving relatives of Herbert Butler and reunite them with his war medal.
Kenny Toal sets out to tell the story of a soldier from the Great War.
After sourcing a victory medal on an internet auction site, we try and find out more about the man who once owned it.
Herbert Butler served with the Durham Light Infantry. In the first of two special reports we try and find out more about him and begin a search for surviving relatives to reunite them with the medal.
They leave a lasting impression on anyone who has visited them. The war graves of France and Belgium are an incredible sight.
But the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission isn't limited to just there. It looks after 23,000 locations in 153 different countries.
Kenny Toal was granted special access to the teams whose job it is to maintain the memorials. You can watch his full report here.
Across the region projects have been reflecting the impact the war had on communities.
In the village of West Cornforth, in County Durham, the historical society has been reflecting on the impact the war had there by telling the stories of the men in the local football team.
See Kenny Toal's full report here.
A remembrance service has been held at Ripon Racecourse to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.
The service was especially poignant Ripon was one of three racecourses which raced on the day war was declared - and was a base for training pilots.
The day was also the course's annual Children’s Day, allowing younger generations to be educated about the historic event.
People across the region turned out their lights and lit a candle in memory of the fallen heroes of WW1.
There are no living survivors of the Great War who can talk about their experiences.
In this report the sons and daughters of four men who served reflect on why they will always see their fathers as heroes.
The story of the Pals battalions is a story that is reflected in towns and communities across the country.
Thousands of men joined up to the war effort, spurred on by Lord Kitchener's rallying call.
The names on the war memorials in towns and villages across the region reflects the impact they had. Sons, fathers, brothers, friends and relations served together and died together.
In this report Kenny Toal reports from the Somme and reflects on the impact they had on communities here and talks to the relatives of soldiers who served.
David Cameron has paid tribute to the "extraordinary sacrifice" of the First World War generation as Britain commemorates the 100th anniversary of WW1.
PM: It is right to remember extraordinary sacrifice of a generation. We are indebted - their most enduring legacy is our liberty #WW1Aug4