Veterans of the Ulster Division prepare to leave Belfast to attend a commemoration at Thiepval.

Dermot Mullane reports on the departure of sixty seven veterans of the Ulster Division to a commemoration of the Battle of the Somme sixty years after it began.

John Saunders tells reporter Jim Dougall that he went to war when he was seventeen and he remembers so many of his friends and neighbours from the Belfast Brigade who were injured or killed.

Another veteran Mr Wilson was in the cavalry and recalls men falling asleep on their horses.