George Henderson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 6352
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Wiltshire Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 26.12.1914
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 53

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 40 Caldrum Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Twine Polisher, Halkett & Adams, Dundee Rope Works
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Andrew Henderson

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Annie Henderson, 29 Caldrum St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Bella, born 01.01.1910

More about George Henderson

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

Henderson   1st Wilts Regiment

Intimation of the death in action on 26th December of her husband, Private G. Henderson, 1st Wilts Regiment, has been received by Mrs Henderson, who resides at 40 Caldrum Street, Dundee.

The unfortunate soldier was a reservist, and was in civil life employed as a twine polisher with Halkett & Adam, Dundee Rope Works.  He was 32 years of age, and leaves a widow and one child.

Dundee Courier 18th January 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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