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Frederick Christian Heneker

In memory of:

Major Frederick Christian Heneker

July 1, 1916

Military Service


Age:

43

Force:

Army

Unit:

Leinster Regiment

Additional Information


Son of Richard William and Elizabeth Tuson Heneker, of Sherbrooke, Quebec; husband of Constance Heneker, of Berily House, Southlands Grove, Bickley, Kent.

Commemorated on Page 571 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. A. 1.

Location:

Ovillers is a village about 5 kilometres north-east of the town of Albert off the D929 road to Bapaume. The OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 500 metres west of the village on the D20 road to Aveluy. The OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo– Captain Currey
Lieut Macartney   Lieut Daly   Lieut Cormac Walsh   Lieut Gaitskell   Lieut Murphy    Capt Dix   Capt G. Orpen-Palmer

Lieut Caulfield  Capt Montgomery  Major Bullen-Smith  Col Reeve  Major Mather  Capt Heneker  Hon Capt Grainger

Lieut O'Connor    Lieut Byrne   Lieut W. Monog
  • Photo of Frederick Heneker
  • Memorial Arch– Pro Deo Et Patria Erected by the Royal Military College Club of Canada Anno Domini 1923. Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada.

309 Lt-Col Frederick Christian Heneker (RMC 1895) was the son of Richard William and Elizabeth Tuson Heneker, of Sherbrooke, Quebec. He was the husband of Constance Heneker, of Bickley, Kent. He served with the Leinster Regiment. He died on Jul 1, 1916.  He was buried in the Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France.
  • Memorial– On their 50th anniversary the class of August 1915 at the Royal Military College of Canada have placed this memorial stained glass window to honour their fallen classmates.

309 Lt-Col Frederick Christian Heneker (RMC 1895) was the son of Richard William and Elizabeth Tuson Heneker, of Sherbrooke, Quebec. He was the husband of Constance Heneker, of Bickley, Kent. He served with the Leinster Regiment. He was killed in action on Jul 1, 1916.  He was buried in the Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England
  • Leinster Regiment plaque– Leinster Regiment plaque at Royal Military College of Canada
  • Memorial Stairs– Memorial stair, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Doll– Memorial doll, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario

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