ID numberPR00648
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleHenshall, Albert MM (Sergeant b.1892 d.1952)
Measurement29 items
Object typePapers
MakerHenshall, Albert
Place made
  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
  • United Kingdom: England
Date made1914-1944
DescriptionPostcards, 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.
PDF 7.8 MB Diary of Albert Henshall, 31 July 1915 - 25 April 1917
PDF 4.71 MB Diary of Albert Henshall, 25 April 1917 - 8 December 1917
PDF 5.86 MB Diary of Albert Henshall, 8 December 1917 - 11 November 1918
PDF 2.99 MB Diary of Albert Henshall, 3 December 1918 - 8 March 1919
PDF 4.34 MB Notebook of Albert Henshall, 1914-1918
PDF 1.67 MB Address book of Albert Henshall, 1918
PDF 1.59 MB Photographs relating to service of Albert Henshall
PDF 6.66 MB Postcards relating to service of Albert Henshall
PDF 22.94 MB Manuscript relating to service of Albert Henshall
PDF 2.13 MB Notebook of Albert Henshall