Katie Hampson’s sketch of the Menin Gate has been specially commissioned for this 10th Issue of Despatch. A former pupil in Blackpool Katie, 19 at the time of publication, is a university student and shows what the record number of entrants for this year’s Armistice Prize could aspire to. More about Katie’s work and the Armistice Prize submissions are inside Despatch. Also read about: Billy Bagot and how the Preston Pals are remembered on Preston Railway Station; how the students at the Staff College, Quetta helped win the war; of the Irishman who tutored many British Generals; of the unique photos taken by a 2nd I/C of a Lancashire battalion in 1914; and much more