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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward John Henderson

In memory of:

Private Edward John Henderson

October 31, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

75261

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

29th Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star, South Africa Medal

Additional Information


Born:

October 28, 1884
Edinburgh, Scotland

Enlistment:

November 17, 1914
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of James and Mary Murphy; husband of Sarah Henderson. Brother of James Murphy and Mary Wardle. Pte Henderson served ten years with the Royal Scots. He was discharged on 20 October 1916 in Esquimalt, British Columbia as no longer fit for service.

Commemorated on Page 604 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

45. 2. 15.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Grave of 75261 Edward John Henderson who served with the 29th Battn. C.E.F.
Born in Edinburgh Scotland on Oct. 28th 1884.  He enlisted at Vancouver BC on Nov. 18th 1914 listing prior military service of 10 years in the Royal Scotts. He listed his occupation as "Cook"  He died at Vancouver BC on Oct. 31st 1918 at the age of 34.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial Cross in the section where 75261 Edward John Henderson is buried in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Vancouver Mountain View Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 75261 Edward John Henderson is buried in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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