Diary of Albert Henshall, 8 December 1917 - 11 November 1918

Unit 3rd Australian Light Horse Brigade
Accession Number RCDIG0000163
Collection number PR00648
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 23 Image/s captured
Maker Henshall, Albert
Place made France
Date made 1917-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Diary relating to First World War service of Sergeant Albert Henshall, 3rd Light Horse Brigade. This diary covers the period from 8 December 1917 - 11 November 1918, and describes time spent in France, including leave in Paris. Henshall writes about billeting, enemy shelling (inclduing brief mention of the actions for which he was awarded the Military Medal), cold weather, and snow, as well as very favourable impressions of the French landscape and people. Also mentions hearing the "great news of the 1914 men going home".