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The Great War => City Battalions - Photo Identity Project => 18th Battalion 3rd City => Topic started by: kingo on June 13, 2010, 05:06:08 PM

Title: 18th Bn Officers
Post by: kingo on June 13, 2010, 05:06:08 PM
Officers of the 18th Battalion
Title: Re: 18th Bn Officers
Post by: Gary Fisher on January 01, 2016, 12:20:22 PM
Lt. C.Henshall was a member of my cricket club (Timperley CC) and I have been looking for a picture of him for some years now. To reduce the candidates in this group is it possible to say which of the officers in this group are lieutenants?
Title: Re: 18th Bn Officers
Post by: kingo on January 01, 2016, 01:17:15 PM
Captain Charles Henshall. The eldest son of George William and Annie, The Hollies, Timperley and himself a solicitor in a letter from his Commanding Officer says "leading his company into their second engagement in the present battle, he was struck by a piece of shrapnel which burst near to him and he sustained wounds from which he died almost immediately. By his death we have lost a friend., especially those of us who had known him so long, and the battalion has lost a splendid officer". (M.E.N of 18th July 1916)
Title: Re: 18th Bn Officers
Post by: Gary Fisher on January 01, 2016, 04:02:51 PM
Thank you for identifying this officer. Am I permitted to use this image in updating his 'page' on the IWM WW1 digital memorial?

Regards,

Gary