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:
Hundreds of viewers turned out in Bury market - brining mementoes and memories of relatives who fought or died in the First World War.
Schools and colleges remember the sacrifice of so many of our young men
Was a Lancashire Fusilier laid to rest with full military honours from Bolton? The clues which suggest a connection.