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Murray Herbert Henderson

In memory of:

Corporal Murray Herbert Henderson

August 19, 1942

Dieppe, France

Military Service


Service Number:

B/37858

Age:

21

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:

September 15, 1920
Brantford, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 27, 1940
Brantford, Ontario

Son of Herbert Joseph and Luella (nee Tanney) Henderson, of Brantford, Ontario. Brother of Mary and Donovan.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

L. 36.

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– From the Toronto Star August 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Album Cover– Album of Honour for Brant County  World War 11 1939 - 1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Album of Honour for Brant County World War II 1939-1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery located approximately 5 km. from the beach of Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (K. Falconer & J. Stephens)
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)

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