The Snettisham 45: One Norfolk village's remembrance mission

Only two of the 'Snettisham 45' are buried in the village. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Residents of a Norfolk village are planning to travel across the world to visit all the graves of their fallen war heroes.

One in six men from Snettisham died during the First World War - 45 in total - but only two of them are buried in the village

Now a project is under way to pay tribute to all of them by visiting the 25 sites, seven countries and three continents where they are remembered.

Villagers have visited three so far, including one in Canada, but next month a group of them will visit 38 graves right across Europe.

At each grave a letter will be left from a local schoolchild.

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