Name:-   Henderson, William

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   42

Rank:-   Private

Number:-  135

Medal:-

Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  8th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

Date of death:-   28th June 1915

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Helles Memorial

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Panel 92 to 97

Family information:-    Son of Alexander Henderson, Blairgowrie; husband of Jane Meikle Porter Henderson, 48 Wilson Street, Beith, Ayreshire.

Extra information:-

Blairgowrie Advertiser 31st July 1915 page 5

Blairgowrie Native Killed at Dardanelles

"Official intimation has been received that Private Private William Henderson, of the 1/8th Scottish Rifles (Cameronians), fourth son of the late Mr. Alex Henderson, saddler, Wellmeadow, Blairgowrie, was killed in action at Dardenelles on 28th June.

Deceased was a sadler to trade, and enlisted about the beginning of the year at Glasgow , where he had been employed for a number of years, and where his widow and son and daughter resided. He had been only two months in the trenches."

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