CEF Soldier Detail

Sapper William Henderson
Died: September 14, 1918

Regimental Number:
642798
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
9th CE Battalion
Company:
A Company
Place of Birth:
Alliston, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Bella Henderson, wife. Alliston, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Alliston, Ontario
Date of Birth:
March 4, 1878
Trade or Calling:
Stone Cutter
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Alliston, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
November 21, 1915
Age at enlistment:
37
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
37 3/4 Inches
Expansion:
3 3/4 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Villers-des-Cagnicourt
Date of Death:
September 14, 1918
Age at Death:
40
Buried at:
Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
I. D. 19.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Circumstances of Death  

177th Battalion Nominal Roll

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sapper Canadian Engineers 9th CE Battalion A Company
Private Canadian Infantry 177th Battalion
Sergeant Canadian Infantry 177th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 3rd Reserve Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 157th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 123rd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 177th Battalion
Son of Robert Henderson and Elinor 'Ellen' Henderson (nee Hillock); husband of Isabel 'Bella' Henderson (nee Still) married March 24, 1908
Awards and Decorations
Good Conduct Badge