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First World War Centenary

100 years after the start of World War 1, ITV Tyne Tees takes a look at how the Great War affected the North East and North Yorkshire.

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More than just a job: the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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.

A CWGC cemetery on the Somme Credit: ITV News

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