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Remembering the Isle of Man's sacrifice during the First World War

The Great War cost the island the lives of nearly 1200 of its men.

To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, Paul Crone has some of their stories:


Royal British Legion create its own Flanders Field

They're the flowers that are a poignant reminder about the bloodiest battles of the First World War.

Every year thousands of us wear poppies to remember those who gave their lves in conflicts past and present

Today, the flowers sprung up at Media City as the Royal British Legion created its own Flanders Field.

Ralph Blunsom reports.

Touching video of former RAF member paying tribute to comrades

A touching video of the moment a former serviceman paying his respects on Armistice Day has had close to 2 million hits.

It was posted by neighbour Katrina Day who posted the video on Facebook.

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Our lovely neighbour bill, 11.11.11 always remembered, eternally grateful and proud of our servicemen and women

– Katrina Day

The footage, shows a man who was named only as Bill playing The Last Post on a bugle to mark the beginning of the two minutes silence out side of his Ellesmere port home.

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