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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Crowell Henderson

In memory of:

Sergeant John Crowell Henderson

September 28, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


47th Bn.

Additional Information


December 6, 1886

Commemorated on Page 427 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 3.


Bourlon is a village approximately 6 kilometres west of Cambrai. It lies between the main Cambrai to Bapaume road (N30) and the Cambrai to Arras road (D939). The BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY is signposted from the centre of the village as is the Canadian Forces Memorial. On approaching the Memorial the road should be followed to the left where an unsurfaced track descends about 200 metres to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– John Crowell Henderson is commemorated on this cenotaph in Fort Langley, British Columbia
  • Inscription– Cenotaph at Fort Langley B.C. 
photo courtesy of Abby Chan
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)– Source: Library and Archives of Canada
  • Attestation Papers
  • Photo of JOHN CROWELL HENDERSON– Submitted in memory of the members of the 131st Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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