|Occupation of Germany Begins
Allied troops enter Germany on December 1st. Some areas of Germany remain occupied until the 1930s
|Prisoners of War start to return home
Wroxham man, Corpl. Arthur C Drake returned home in December 1918 – he joined up within a month of war starting, went to France in August 1915, was wounded in 1916 and captured by the Germans in April 1918. The press carried a full description of his time in captivity.
Prime Minister David Lloyd George wins the general election at the head of a national (coalition) government. This is the first election in which British women aged over 30 could vote.
|Defence of the Realm Act Laws still in force.
A Wymondham publican was fined £1 for and allowing people to remain in his taproom drinking well after closing time. The drinks had been poured before ‘time’ at 9.00pm. Those caught drinking were also fined.