CEF Soldier Detail

Private Jack Henderson

Regimental Number:
793071
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
26th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Copenhagen
Country:
Denmark
Next of Kin:
Ludwig Henderson, father. Copenhagen, Denmark
Address at Enlistment:
Newcastle, NB
Date of Birth:
March 13, 1897
Trade or Calling:
Seaman
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Newcastle, New Brunswick
Date of Enlistment:
December 20, 1916
Age at enlistment:
19
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Lutheran
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Unknown
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 26th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 132nd Battalion

file notes son of Hubert and Martha Henderson of Copenhagen

 30 Jul 1917 change of next of kin to Mrs Maren Fatum of Copenhagen (Christian Emil Fatum) ..   transferred to 104th Bn in late 1916.....recommended to be sent home to Canada on 7 Mar 19....discharged 18 May 19

11 May 1918, working at night in a fwd trench, while with 26th Bn...Pte Leonard, 743113,  accidently struck Pte Henderson in his left elbow with his pick axe

Married Hilda Robertson  in 1920 ....real name Christian Emil Fatum.....disappeared from family shortly after he married Irene Hilda Robertson of Newcastle