Monday 11th November 1918. ZINJAN.
Kaiser & Crown Prince have abdicated. It snowed.
Enlisted 9 Persian police as agents.
Poidebart probably going soon, so I shall be left by myself.
Perhaps now one will be able to get letters through via Baku & Batoum, saving several weeks.
Baku is in current-day Azerbajan, and Batoum is on the Black Sea in present-day Georgia. British and Indian troops were stationed there throughout 1918 and 1919 to aid with civil disturbances at the request of the Foreign Office.10th November 1918
Sunday 10th November 1918. ZINJAN.
Foch has given German delegates who came demanding peace, 3 days to decide whether to accept his terms, elapsing on Monday.
Revolutions rife in Germany.
Rode my pony to see the regt.
Small pox is v. bad in the town. Three of our men have got it.
Dinner with the flying corps.
From Lt Vawdry’s diary of the war.
The diary is on display in our temporary exhibition case.