Major (Acting Lt Col) Albert Norman Henderson, MC

10th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action: Battle of the Somme, nr Bazentine-Le-Petit, France and Flanders, 23rd July 1916 aged 46

  • Commemorated: Thievpal Memorial, Pier and Face 9A 9B and 10B
  • Awarded Military Cross, 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Youngest son of William and Esther Henderson of Rossland House, Erskine, Scotland
  • Husband of Mary Gertrude Rose (daughter of Sir Philip Frederick Rose). Married on 7 Feb 1895 in Kensington, London
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Monks Kirby and Stretton-under-Fosse

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 1870 in Erskine
  • Lived at Rossland House, Erskine [1871 Scottish Census]
  • Living under own means at Street Ashton Lodge, Stretton-under-Fosse (now a hotel) [1911]
  • Travelled, as non immigrant alien, to Winipeg, Canada aboard the Carmania arriving in New York on 07 Aug 1907
  • Formally a Captain in the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

    Major Henderson was awarded the Military Cross in the Kings Birthday Honours List which was Gazetted on 6 Jun 1916. This means that the award was not for one specific act but for his general conduct and acts of bravery. Please click here for the Gazette entry.

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