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Collection number PR00648
ID number RCDIG0000163
Title Diary of Albert Henshall, 8 December 1917 - 11 November 1918
Record type File
Item count 1
Collection Digitised Collection
Object type Diary
Maker Henshall, Albert (Maker)
Place made France
Date made 1917-1918
Physical description 23 Image/s captured
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Description

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".

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