WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter H. 

Victor Henderson

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:19th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Manchester Rgt
How Died:Died of Wounds
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Stretford
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1895 in the Barton upon Irwell R.D. -
ref: 8c/739, the son of John & Mary Elizabeth Henderson (nee Francis).

1901 Census - 19 Albion Street, Stretford.   Son - aged: 5 - born:
Manchester.   Head of household - John Henderson - Married - aged: 36 -
occ: Draper's Assistant - born: Manchester.  Also - Mary E. Henderson -
Wife - aged: 33 - born: Manchester.  Plus 3 elder brothers, including
Ernest (4) and Cecil Bertram who were also killed during WW1.   Plus a
maternal aunt and uncle.

His mother - Mary Elizabeth Henderson died on the 18th July 1905, aged:

1911 Census - 25 Dudley Street, Old Trafford.   Son - aged: 10 - Scholar -
born: Stretford.   Head of household - John Henderson - Widower - aged: 46
- occ: Salesman - born: Scotland.    Plus 4 brothers, including Ernest (14)
and Cecil Bertram (10) who were also killed during WW1.   Plus a maternal

Employed as a Clerk with Joseph Pike, Corn Millers.

His father - John Henderson married Margaret Heaton during the September
quarter 1914 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/1753.  John & Margaret had two
children - Margery (1915) and Dora (1916).

WO 363 - Enlisted at Manchester on the 30th October 1915.  He was aged: 20
years 4 months. and employed as a Clerk.   He was 5 feet 6 1/2 inches in
height, his chest measurements were 31 to 34 inches and he weighed 115 lb. 
He had a Fresh complexion, Blue eyes and Brown hair.   Posted to France on
the 8th March 1916, leaving Folkestone aboard the S.S. Queen, arriving at
Etaples the following day.   He was wounded in action on the 1st July 1916
and admitted into No. 96 Field Ambulance suffering from shrapnel wounds to
his buttocks.  Transferred to the Stationary Hospital at Rouen on the 16th
July 1916.    He was returned to England and into the 5th London Hospital -
St. Thomas' Hospital, London where he died on the 23rd July 1916 whilst
suffering from a compound fracture of his right femur.

Report on the 15th July 1916 in the Manchester Evening News stating that
the three Henderson bothers had each been wounded - Frank the eldest 3
months previously.   Death reported in the 26/07/1916 edition of the
Manchester Evening News.

His father, John died 11/08/1929 aged 64 years and his mother, Mary
Elizabeth died 18/07/1905 aged 38 years.

M.I. - "He answered his Country's call".

CWGC - Son of John & Elizabeth Henderson of 24 Albion Street, Old

Memorials found on:
Seymour Park School
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