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Alfred James Henderson

In memory of:

Lieutenant Alfred James Henderson

August 27, 1944

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)

Division:

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)

Additional Information


Son of John and Jane Elizabeth Henderson, of Toronto, Ontario. B.A.; Barrister-at-Law; Solicitor.

Commemorated on Page 332 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:

2. B. 7.

Location:

Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Biography– Entry from Torontonensis, University of Toronto's yearbook, 1937 lists Henderson's activities and interests.
  • Group Photo– Group photo of University of Toronto Moot Court members from Torontonensis yearbook, 1937. A.J. Henderson in front row at photo left, and J. K. Macalister in front row centre, would both be killed in the war.
  • Group Photo– Group photo of University College Men's 3T7 Executive from Torontonensis yearbook, 1937. (The designation "3T7" stands for graduation year 1937.) Alfred James Henderson and John Kenneth Macalister would both be killed in the war.
  • Group Photo– Group photo of yearbook staff from Torontonensis, 1937. Back row includes three students who would be killed in the war:  Alfred James Henderson, Wilfred Sydney Johnson, James Hyndman Cooper.
  • Newspaper Clipping– This obituary of Lieut Henderson was clipped from a Toronto newspaper in 1944, and preserved in a private collection.
  • Grave Marker
  • Cemetery

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