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James Henderson

In memory of:

Private James Henderson

August 19, 1942

Dieppe, France

Military Service


Service Number:

B/36700

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

April 21, 1910
Hamilton, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 9, 1939
Hamilton, Ontario

Husband of Elizabeth (nee Anderson) Henderson, Toronto, Ontario. Brother of Jean.

Commemorated on Page 81 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

A. 31.

Location:

From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES HENDERSON– James and his sister Alice
  • Photo of JAMES HENDERSON– Mother Janet (BR left), sister Jean  (BR right) (FR) Ester, Margaret, James,  Alice and Barbara . Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES HENDERSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France.  (J. Stephens)
  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, just outside the Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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