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ID number PR00648
Title Henshall, Albert MM (Sergeant b: 1892 d: 1952)
Record type Collection
Item count 1
Collection Private Record
Object type Papers
Maker Henshall, Albert (Maker)
Places made
  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
  • United Kingdom: England
Date made 1914-1944
Measurement 29 items
Note Open

Description

Postcards, photographs, and diaries which describe being wounded at Gallipoli, standed of hospital accommodation at Lemnos, and Heliopolis and Cario in Egypt. Henshall goes on to serve in a number of positions, including as a grocer in Arabia, with 3rd Light Horse Brigade Supply Depot in Egypt, 17th Depot Unit Supply and 26th A.S.C. in France and Belgium, and briefly as W.O. with 18th A.D.U.S. Also mentions Rouen, Frevent, Armentieres, Chateau Belge, Corbie (Henshall was awarded MM for actions here), bicycle trips, and leave in England and Paris. One diary lists movements within Australia for the RAAF Recruiting Centre during WWII. Includes a transcript titled `The Happy Warrior' which incorportes biographical information and recollections of Henshall's children about Henshall after the war.

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  • Henshall, Albert MM (Sergeant b: 1892 d: 1952)
  • Diary of Albert Henshall, 31 July 1915 - 25 April 1917

    Diary relating to First World War service of 5173 Driver Albert Henshall, 3rd Light Horse Brigade Train. This diary covers the period from 31 July 1915 - 25 April 1917 and covers time spent serving in France.

  • Diary of Albert Henshall, 25 April 1917 - 8 December 1917

    Diary relating to First World War service of Sergeant Albert Henshall, 3rd Light Horse Brigade. This diary covers the period from 25 April 1917 - 8 December 1917 and describes action in France, including observing several aerial fights overhead ...

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

    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 ...

  • Diary of Albert Henshall, 3 December 1918 - 8 March 1919

    Diary relating to First World War service of Sergeant Albert Henshall, 3rd Light Horse Brigade. This diary covers the period from 3 December 1918 - 8 March 1919 and describes Henshall's journey home to Australia.

  • Notebook of Albert Henshall, 1914-1918

    Notebook relating to First World War service of Sergeant Albert Henshall, 3rd Light Horse Brigade, entitled 'Places en route December 1914, 1915, 1917, 1917, 1918'. Contains a list of places visited by Albert Henshall in the course of his ...

  • Address book of Albert Henshall, 1918

    Address book relating to First World War service of Sergeant Albert Henshall, 3rd Light Horse Brigade.

  • Photographs relating to service of Albert Henshall

    Various photographs relating to First World War service of Sergeant Albert Henshall, 3rd Light Horse Brigade. File contains: Photograph: SS Menominee; Photograph: View from back of dugouts, Gallipoli; Photograph: 'Shell busting behind our ...

  • Postcards relating to service of Albert Henshall

    Various postcards relating to First World War service of Sergeant Albert Henshall, 3rd Light Horse Brigade. File contains: Postcard: Shrapnel Gully at Gallipoli, 1915; Postcard: Quinn's Post, Gallipoli, 1915; Postcard: Burial service at ...

  • Manuscript relating to service of Albert Henshall

    Manuscript relating to the First World War service of Sergeant Albert Henshall, 3rd Light Horse Brigade. This manuscript is entitled 'The Happy Warrior, the War Diaries of 5173 W.O.1. Albert Henshall MM 1915 - 1919. Compiled by T.S. Henshall in ...

  • Notebook of Albert Henshall

    Notebook relating to Second World War service of Albert Henshall. Labelled 'RAAF Travels Oct 17 - 1941', it contains a list of dates and places visited in the course of his service in the Second World War.