James Henderson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Lochgelly
  • Service no: 1451
  • Rank: Company Sergeant Major
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards: Distinguished Conduct Medal
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 09.05.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 24 to 26

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Kinglassie, Fife
  • Address: 16 Nelson Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella Henderson

  • Children:

    Alexander, born 07.01.1915

More about James Henderson

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial. This mans address is also recorded as 148 Hilltown, Dundee.

James Henderson   D.C.M.   1451   Black Watch

Mr and Mrs Henderson, Little Thornton, Cardenden, have been informed that a second son has made the supreme sacrifice on the battlefield in France.  Their eldest son, Sergeant James Henderson, D.C.M., Black Watch, was killed in 1915.  He possessed the Russian honour, the Cross of the Order of St George, and was for many years recruiting sergeant in Dundee.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 17th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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