ID numberAWM2016.30.8
TitlePhotographs relating to Robert James Henderson, 1916-1918
Collection number1DRL/0345
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count35
Object typePhotograph
MakerUnknown
Place made
  • Belgium
  • Egypt
  • France
Date made1915-1920
Physical description62 Image/s captured
DescriptionPhotographs relating to the First World War service of Captain Robert James Henderson, 13th Battalion. These photographs predominantly depict Henderson and various members of the 13th Battalion throughout the war in Egypt, France and Belgium. Several relate to the 45th Battalion, the unit his brother Leonard Alston Henderson served with during the war. Annotations written on the rear of photographs have been included where applicable. This file contains:
Photograph of the grave of Robert James Henderson contained within memorial card, n.d.
Photograph of an officer [presumably Captain Edgar Ewart Plucknett, see H15112], n.d.
Photograph of Robert James Henderson standing in the snow, n.d. [annotation: "You see I just the same long skinny being."]
Photograph of a woman sitting on a wooden gate, n.d. [annotation: "Hope Davies"]
Photograph of three soldiers, n.d.
Photograph of two officers and a machine gun, n.d. [annotation: "Another one of our camps one of our machine guns erected and firing at a Hun aeroplane."]
Photograph of a soldier holding two horses, n.d. [annotation: "Near the Hollebeke sector where we have recently been fighting one of the grooms holding officers horses waiting for us to come out after relief."]
Photograph of three officers and a machine gun, n.d. [annotation: "Left to right, Capt. [Neville] Wallach M.C., Capt. [Algernon Wiseman] Davis Adj. M.C., Capt. [Edgar Ewart] Plucknett having a shot at Hun planes with Lewis gun."]
Photograph of two officers, n.d. [annotation: "Capt. [Neville] Wallach, Capt. [William Stanley] Bone, 13th Battalion."]
Photograph of six soldiers in camp, n.d.
Photograph of a soldier smoking a pipe with the caption "Nice", n.d.
Photograph of a soldier holding a pipe with a hedge and thatched roof in the background, n.d.
Photograph of two soldiers in a snow-covered field with a large snowman, n.d. [annotation: "Another snow scene."]
Photograph of two soldiers in a snow-covered field standing beside a large snowman, n.d. [annotation: "Some of the snow we were in lately, our Q.M. and Doc."]
Photograph of two soldiers in a snow-covered field with a collapsed bridge in background, n.d. [annotation: "A bridge wrecked by the Huns."]
Photograph featuring a bridge amidst a snow-covered landscape, n.d. [annotation: "Our last camp."]
Photograph of six soldiers in the snow, n.d. [annotation: "More boys of the 13th Battalion."]
Photograph of the front of a large house, n.d. [annotation: "One of the places we had as H.Q. so little distance behind the line in forward area."]
Photograph of soldier standing in the snow, n.d. [annotation: "The Q.M. at his store."]
Photograph of nine officers standing in a field, n.d. [annotation: "Group of officers A & B Coys taken during a five minute spell on a route march."]
Photograph of six uniformed men in front of camp tent, n.d.
Photograph of two soldiers standing in the snow with a Nissen hut in the background, n.d. [annotation: "[Neville] Wallach Capt., [Edgar Ewart] Plucknett Capt., Quartermaster."]
Photograph of six soldiers digging in the snow, n.d. [annotation: "Some of our boys at work in the snow."]
Photograph of soldier kneeling next to unpacked kit in the desert, n.d. [annotation: "Kit inspection by the brigadier at Serapeum first before leaving for France."]
Photograph of honour roll for soldiers of the 45th Battalion that fell in the fighting around Pozieres in 1916, n.d.
Photograph of three soldiers and two women, n.d. [annotation: "The Padre Col. [Frederick William] Wray, M. Henley, Lieut. [Robert James] Henderson, Capt. [Arthur Gerard] Fox, Mrs. Henley."]
Photograph of two women and an officer holding a flag, n.d. [annotation: "M. Henley, Capt. [Hugh Douglas] Pulling, Mrs. Henley. 1st June 1916, [Alexandria]."]
Photograph of memorial cross commemorating the soldiers of the 45th Battalion who fell in August and September 1916, n.d.
Photograph of a woman with three officers, n.d. [annotation: "Mrs. Henley, [Harold] Leslie Henley, Bob Henderson, Capt. [Arthur Gerard] Fox."]
Photograph of line of soldiers mounted on horseback in the desert, n.d. [annotation: "1st line transport, 13th [Battalion]."]
Photograph of soldiers on horseback in the desert, n.d. [annotation: "Another scene at the inspection Serapeum."]
Photograph of five soldiers in the desert with one kneeling over his kit, n.d.
Photograph of the grave of Robert James Henderson contained within memorial card, n.d.
Photograph of men playing football, n.d. [annotation by Leonard Alston Henderson: "Taken on the football ground. It does not look much like me but it is. Mr. Grew took it and gave it to me."]
Photograph of men playing football, n.d. [annotation by Leonard Alston Henderson: "This was taken at another match when it was snowing. I am the one on the right with my back to you."]
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