The frontispiece shows the 1/5th Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster (KORL) Regiment marching along Caton Road to Lancaster Castle Station on 14th August 1914.  They were one of the 39 Lancashire battalions (page 13) which had entered war theatres by the end of May 1915 and suffered heavy losses in countering the German gas attacks in April 1915 (page 2).  Also read inside about: the 2014 Armistice Prize winners; how the Germans suffered the smell of kippers; mobilisation of the Lancashire Fusilier reserves; the WW1 Victory Medal; major events in WW1 to May 1915 and more.