Lancashire North Despatch Issue 16: November 2015

On 18th September 1919 General Sir John Cowans received the acclaim of the crowd after receiving the freedom of the City of Carlisle for his great service to the Commonwealth as Quartermaster General throughout WW1.  Starting on Page 4 is the second part of his story from August 1914 until his early death on 16th April 1921.  Also read inside about Preston's losses in the battle of Jutland; a 1915 Christmas story by Company Sergeant-Major James Fleming MC DCM; postcards concerning conscription; major events December 1915 to May 1916; reports from museums; the 2015 Armistice Prize winners and more.