This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
David Millar Henderson
- Date of enlistment: 02.08.1911
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 7983
- Rank: Guardsman
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 28.10.1914
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 1
- Date of Birth: 04.09.1894
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 15 Shepherds Loan
Mary Henderson, (nee McLear), 15 Shepherds Loan, Dundee
David Miller Henderson
George & John
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David M. Henderson 7983 Scots Guards
WHAT IS FATE OF DUNDEE SCOTS GUARDSMAN?
There could be no more regular writer to his mother, who resides at 15 Shepherd’s Loan, Dundee, than Corporal David M. Henderson, Scots Guards. On the 7th October last Mrs Henderson had a postcard from him, but since that time he has not sent her any communication.
At the time she received the last epistle she was resident in America, and when several months passed and still no word came from him Mrs Henderson determined to come to Dundee, her native city, to see if she could glean any idea as to his whereabouts, but the only information she has gathered regarding him was given her by the Record Office, who, in reply to her inquiry, stated that her son was wounded and missing.
Corporal Henderson is 21 years of age, and has served with his regiment for four years.
Dundee Courier 21st June 1915
His brothers George and John emigrated to USA with their mother.
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell, further additional information kindly supplied by Frederick Connor.
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