Residents of North Lancashire, especially Over Kellett, in the 1870s would never know that the young Jack Cowans growing up their midst would "go down in history as being one of the indispensable soldiers of the War".  He was the British Army's Quartermaster General from 1912 to 1919.  On Page 4 is the first part of his story.  Also read inside about: the losses of 1 Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment at Loos on 25th September 1915; Lieutenant Bleakley's Gallipoli experiences; how a General's name caused laughter throughout the army; major events & move of Lancashire battalions to war in June - Nov 1915; reports from museums; Peter Denby's suggestions for visits; a report on Stand To! made searchable and more.