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

Collection ID RCDIG0000163
Parent Collection ID PR00648
Collection type Digitised Collection
Title Diary of Albert Henshall, 8 December 1917 - 11 November 1918
Item count 23
Object type Diary
Maker Henshall, Albert
Place made France
Date made 1917-1918
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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".