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ROBERT HENDERSON *Now commemorated*

 
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:53 pm    Post subject: ROBERT HENDERSON *Now commemorated* Reply with quote

In Perth Golden Book;

HENDERSON; ROBERT ST.-SGT, R.A.S.C.

Cannot see him CWGC

THE PEOPLE'S JOURNAL: 04.01.1919
FOR THEIR COUNTRY


HENDERSON - At Norwich, on 29th December, suddenly, result of an accident, Staff Sgt. Robert Turnbull Henderson, A.S.C., youngest son of Mr James Henderson, 17 Market St., Perth. Funeral on Saturday 4th, at 1 p.m., from Perth General Station to Wellshill Cemetery. Friends please accept this the only intimation and invitation.

Free BMD

Surname Given Name Age District Volume Page
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Deaths Dec 1918
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Henderson Robert T. 25 Norwich 4b 263


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:12 pm    Post subject: ROBERT HENDERSON Reply with quote

Mark

If he was serving, as the intimation suggests, it matters not how he died, he will be accepted by MOD. It depends on the DC details. He could have died after being de-mobilized at that date.

Let me know if you order it.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

there is an MIC on Ancestry for Robert Turnbull Henderson RASC, service number S4/237123. Awarded MSM (Home). No mention of death.

No corresponding service or pension record on ancestry.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 5:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am currently sourcing death certificates in this case. Updates to follow.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

D.C. obtained - serving at the time of death and qualifies for CWGC status. Details as under:

S/Sjt Henderson (WS/4/237123) committed suicide by shooting with a revolver.

Case to be submitted by Jim Grant (kinnethmont)
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:28 pm    Post subject: WS/4/237123 S/ Sgt. Robert Henderson, R.A.S.C. Reply with quote

WS/4/237123 S/ Sgt. Robert Henderson, R.A.S.C. has been forwarded as a case, on Mark's behalf, to CWGC / MOD as an in service death.

I am making further enquiries to confirm his burial at Perth.
Will update when further details available.

Well done Mark in finding him.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:46 pm    Post subject: WS/4/237123 S/ Sgt. Robert Henderson, R.A.S.C. Reply with quote

I am now aware the Robert is buried in a family lair in Jeanfield Cemetery, Perth.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jim,

Thanks for update.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 5:58 pm    Post subject: S/ Sgt. Robert Henderson, R.A.S.C. Reply with quote

The name of Staff Sgt. Robert Turnbull Henderson was added to the CWGC Debt of Honour register today.


Name: HENDERSON, ROBERT TURNBULL
Initials: R T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Staff Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Unit Text: 64 Div. Train HQ.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 29/12/1918
Service No: S4/237123
Awards: M S M
N.B.: Recent research has shown that Staff Serjeant Henderson is buried here.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Parochial 2. Section M. Lair 393.
Cemetery: PERTH (WELLSHILL) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 6:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jim,

That's good news. Thanks.

Mark
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:11 pm    Post subject: WS/4/237123 S/ Sgt. Robert Henderson, R.A.S.C. Reply with quote

A CWGC headstone was erected last week over the grave of Staff Serjeant Henderson




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