Tuesday, November 6, 2012
1 June 1919 53rd Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Army of the Rhine
Bill writes to his mother in Teeswater from Cologne, Germany where he has joined the British Army of the Rhine. The Occupation of the Rhineland by British, French, Belgian and American Forces began after the Armistice of November 11, 1918. He describes interactions with the Germans and his work in setting up classes for his soldiers in practical skills which they might use upon returning home.