Born: In 1890 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church on 16 July in the same year.
Family: He was the youngest of seven children of William Henshall, a general labourer, and his wife Harriett. No marriage for Alfred can be found.
Residence: He lived at 42 Yardington, Whitchurch until at least 1919.
Employment: In 1911 he was an apprentice in the cycle trade.
Died: In 1970 in Cheadle, Staffordshire.
Regiment: Royal Army Service Corp
Service Number: M2/077254
Date of Enlistment: Not known
Date of Discharge: Not known
Reason for Discharge: Not known
Other Information: Four Henshall brothers served in WW1:
- Alfred survived the war
- Philip Henry survived the war
- Albert died of his wounds in France and is commemorated on the Whitchurch Town memorial
- William died of illness contracted during the war, is buried in Whitchurch cemetery and commemorated on the Whitchurch Town memorial