Monday, October 29, 2012
October 31, 1918 Royal Artillery Mess, Athlone, Ireland
Just less than 2 weeks before the Armistice that is to come, Bill writes a letter to Mrs. Gillies, Secretary of the Teeswater Patriotic League, to thank her for a parcel, . He mentions having been in Ireland since February except for 2 months spent in England on a course. He regrets missing all the excitement on the Western front.