Stone to Flanders: pupils' journey to the graves of WWI.

Oct 19, 2015, 03:10 PM

(Broadcast on BBC Radio Stoke, October 2015)

It's estimated that seventeen million people lost their lives in the First World War -- with ten million of those killed being soldiers.

One of those was a Stoke City footballer.

Leigh Roose played in goal for the club, before going off to fight and being killed in the battle of The Somme.

In the last few weeks two school boys from Stone have been to visit has grave in France.

As part of a school project, Rhodri Ellis and Ben Moss from Christchurch Academy made a film of their trip with the help of their teacher Kieran Healey...