Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Albert Henderson

In memory of:

Corporal James Albert Henderson

September 26, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

A/38520

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn

Additional Information


Born:

August 16, 1879

Commemorated on the Corporal James Albert Henderson Plaque.

Commemorated on Page 101 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XII. E. 14.

Location:

Courcelette is a village some 10 kilometres north-east of the town of Albert, just off the D929 road to Bapaume. The Courcelette British Cemetery is approximately 1 kilometre west of the village on the south side of a track, suitable for cars, from the secondary road from Courcelette to Pozieres. The route is signposted in the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Gravemarker– Inscription to the memory of James Albert Henderson on the family grave marker at Ramsayville Cemetery, Ramsayville, Ontario.   He died on September 26, 1916, not on 1917.  According to his Attestation paper he was born in Ottawa on October 16, 1879, so he would have been 36 at the time of his death.
  • Attestation Paper– Source Library and Archives Canada. 

James Albert Henderson signed two Attestation papers, the first on April 12, 1915 at Thornecliffe and the second on July 23 at Port Arthur, Ontario.  His wife resided at Ottawa, Ontario
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)
  • Attestation Paper (2)– Source Library and Archives Canada. 

James Albert Henderson signed two Attestation papers, the first on April 12, 1915 at Thornecliffe and the second on July 23 at Port Arthur, Ontario.  His wife resided at Billings Bridge, RR #1, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)

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