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Gordon Henderson

In memory of:

W.O.II W.Op./Air Gnr. Gordon Henderson

September 12, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/95705

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

# 500 (County of Kent) Squadron

Additional Information


Born:

March 2, 1917
Russell, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 11, 1941
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Allen and Sadie Henderson.

Commemorated on Page 169 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

12. D. 13.

Location:

EL ALIA Cemetery lies 13 kilometres south-east of Algiers on the road to El Harrash and is situated within a large civilian cemetery. The cemetery gates are never locked and access is available at all times. It is regretted that it is not possible to keep a copy of the register in this cemetery. Assistance may be obtained from staff when they are present and a copy of the register is available for consultation in the toolshed.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of GORDON HENDERSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Cenotaph– Russell Ontario cenotaph
  • Photo of Gordon Henderson– A wireless air gnr. who had served with the R.C.A.F. was killed in action in North Africa September 12, 1943. Son of Alen and Sara, brother to Walter, Hazel, Mary, Jessie, and Myrtle, brother-in-law to Sgt. Oscar Frederick Newton 26/12/1944.
  • Photo of Gordon Henderson– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: picture Me

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