Miscellaneous papers relating to the occupation of Germany

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

(1): General Herbert Plumer's proclamation to the Germans (2 Dec. 1918); Map of the 29th Division's march through Belgium and Germany to the Cologne bridgehead. (2): Photocopied papers relating to Sergeant W. G. Feaver, including photocopied 185th Infantry Brigade Sergeant's Dinner Menu (Jan. 1919), photocopied 20th London Regiment concert party programme "The Invicta" (Mar. 1919), 3 photocopied photographs (n.d.), photocopied pass (Feb. 1919). (3): 12 photographs (n.d.); 2 postcard albums of Cologne (n.d.); 12 photographs and postcards (Nov. 1918-July 1919). (4): Rawlinson's address to the Fourth Army (Nov. 1918). (5): Map of 6th Division's march to the Rhine (1918). (6): Photograph of 87th (1st/1st West Lancashire) Field Ambulance, RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps) at Cologne YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) Central (n.d.); 87th (1st/1st West Lancashire) Field Ambulance, RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps), Demobilization Dinner menu, with photocopy of demobilization certificate of Harold Peterson (May 1919, July 1919). (7): Auckland Mounted Rifles Christmas Greetings postcard [1914]; New Zealand Divisional Ammunition Column race meeting card (Jan. 1919). (8): London Divisional race meeting card (Apr. 1919). (9): Manuscript service record and recollections of J. Waters, 1st Battalion, Scots Guards (May 1973). (10): Dance programme, Sergeant's Mess, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers (May 1929); Press cutting (n.d.); Photograph of Sergeant's Mess Dance, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers (31 May 1929). (11): 10 glass slides relating to the British occupation of Cologne (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

The material in question derives from many different sources

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Item 1 was placed in the Collection by Lord Strang. Item 4 was placed in the Collection by A. V. Simpson. Item 6 was placed in the Collection by B. Stoner: see Gallipoli Correspondence File. Item 8 was placed in the Collection by Miss G. Milburn. Item 9 was placed in the Collection by J. Waters in 1973: see Correspondence File. Item 10 was placed in the Collection by Mrs Belle Napier (a guest at Sergeant's Mess Dance, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers): see Research Correspondence File. Item 11 was placed in the Collection by Dr H. G. Muller.

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Related Material

Item 1: see GS 1550: Strang, W.

Additional Information

Shelved under the letter 'M' in the alphabetically arranged Occupation of Germany section of the Collection