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 Stewart Henderson
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Fireman & Trimmer
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: H.M.H.S. Rohilla
- Place of Death:
- Age at Death: 60
- Date of Death: 30.10.1914
- Burial Country:
- Grave/Mem Ref no:
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 37 Gellatly St, Dundee
Alice Henderson, 37 Gellatly St, Dundee
More about Stewart Henderson
There is no S. Henderson listed on the crew list for the Hospital ship Rohilla at the time of her loss. Neither is there any S. Henderson Listed on the C.W.G.C. website as serving and died on the Rohilla. There is also no S. Henderson listed on the entire C.W.G.C. website as having died on 30 October 1914.
Stewart Henderson Fireman & Trimmer H.M.H.S. Rohilla
Dundee Seaman on Doomed Hospital Ship.
Stewart Henderson (missing). Henderson who was the oldest of the Dundee detachment, is married, but has no family.
Stewart Henderson has been a seaman for forty years. He is a powerful swimmer, and his folks believe that if he had any chance at all he is safe.
Dundee Courier 31st October 1914
HENDERSON___In memory of my husband, Stewart Henderson, fireman, who lost his life on the hospital ship Rohilla, at Whitby, on 31st October 1914. – Inserted by his sorrowing wife Alice Henderson, No 37 Gellatly Street, Dundee.
Dundee People’s Journal 30th October 1915
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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