'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 20: November 2017'

'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 20: November 2017'

In early April 1918 Ludendorff launched his "Georgette" offensive and the soldier in the grave shown on the frontispiece…

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Lancashire North Branch Despatch Issue 19: May 2017

Lancashire North Branch Despatch Issue 19: May 2017

Lancashire North Branch Issue 19: May 2017 Despatch The RAMC at Messines during the 1917 Offensive by Lancashire born a…

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Lancashire North Branch Despatch Issue 18:  November 2016

Lancashire North Branch Despatch Issue 18: November 2016

Lancashire North Branch Despatch Issue 18: November 2016 The frontispiece photo shows troops moving from their assembly…

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Lancashire North Branch Despatch Issue 17: May 2016

Lancashire North Branch Despatch Issue 17: May 2016

Lancashire North Branch Despatch issue 17: May 2016  The front page of this Despatch takes on an unusual layout to disp…

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'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 16: November 2015'

'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 16: November 2015'

Lancashire North Despatch Issue 16: November 2015 On 18th September 1919 General Sir John Cowans received the acclaim o…

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'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 15: May 2015'

'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 15: May 2015'

Residents of North Lancashire, especially Over Kellett, in the 1870s would never know that the young Jack Cowans growing…

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'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 14: Nov 2014'

'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 14: Nov 2014'

The frontispiece shows the 1/5th Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster (KORL) Regiment marching along Caton Road to Lanca…

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'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 13: May 2014'

'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 13: May 2014'

This edition's frontispiece is a photo taken on the Braemar Castle when bound for France on 22nd August 1914.  Leaning o…

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'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 12: Nov 2013'

'Lancashire North Despatch Issue 12: Nov 2013'

This month's frontispiece is thanks to Barrie Bertram's cancelled summer holiday and his interest in the WW1 involvem…

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