Poppy Day - David Tennant Talks About His Family's Part In World War I

Today is the 11th day of the 11th month and in the UK we are remembering Armistice Day, the day which marks the end of the First World War.

David Tennant learnt of his Great Grandfather William's role as a stretcher bearer in World War I on the BBC documentary Who Do You Think You Are?

You can watch a clip of where David hears all about what William's experience of The Battle Of The Somme would have been like below:

You can find out more about Poppy Day and how to remember and support the soldiers that the many wars have affected on the Royal British Legion's website here.