Bill Hounsome - Guide

Bill retired from The Metropolitan Police this year as a Mounted Branch Officer following 29 years’ service the majority of which was spent within the Specialist Firearms Command. An Army Reserve Warrant Officer, he has completed operational tours in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan and is currently serving with 144 Parachute Medical Squadron.

Bill is passionate about engaging students of all ages with the incredible history and personal stories of the British Army during the First World War. He is a member of our ITG Realties of War guide team

Fields of Expertise:

First World War, Second World War