Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
We need you to tell us more about the life and times of George Henderson
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 6352
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 40 Caldrum Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Twine Polisher, Halkett & Adams, Dundee Rope Works
Annie Henderson, 29 Caldrum St, Dundee
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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