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John Henry

In memory of:

Sapper John Henry

December 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

503467

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

2nd Tunnelling Company

Additional Information


Born:

December 3, 1888

Son of Martin and Mary Henry, of Bolling St., Wakefield Rd., Bradford, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. His younger brother, T. Henry, served with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, and died on September 30, 1914 at age 21.

Commemorated on Page 102 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRADFORD (BOWLING) CEMETERY
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Y. 467.

Location:

Military hospitals were opened in Bradford in both wars and many of the 151 scattered First World War burials in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery were from the 1,200 bed Bradford War Hospital. The cemetery also contains 106 Second World War burials, mostly scattered, although 23 are grouped together in Section P. A Cross of Sacrifice stands at the junction of two main roads in the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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