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Name

William Arnold Henderson


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William Arnold Henderson


Life Story

Name: William Arnold Henderson.

Service Number: 6528.

Rank: Corporal.

Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles, 2nd Battalion.

Born: Shankill, County Antrim.

Address: 19 Eighth Street, Belfast.

Died: 16th June 1915.

Buried: Ypres, Belgium.

William Arnold Henderson, son of Robert and Mary Henderson, lived at 19 Eighth Street, Shankill Road, Belfast.

The 1901 Ireland Census has William, then aged eight-years-old, living at 10 Byron Place, Belfast, with his mother, father and older sister, Ellen (9). By 1911, William and his family were living at 13 Walton Street, Belfast. Prior to enlisting, William was employed as a general labourer at Highfield Factory he was also a member of the Crystal Spring L.O.L. 308 of the Orange Order.

William Henderson was a Corporal with the Royal Irish Rifles, 2nd Battalion C Company. He was killed in action on the 16th June 1915 while serving in France.

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium.

To remember is to honour.

Theme

Shankill Roll of Honour


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