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42603   Lance Corporal Jackson Robinson Henderson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 06/05/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 140th Company, Machine Gun Corps (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 11/12/1895
Died: 16/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Jackson Robinson Henderson was the youngest son of John and Ruth Henderson. He was born in Killyman, Dungannon on 11th December 1895. His father died when he was five. His mother was the postmaster of Tamnamore Post Office. Lance Corporal Jackson Henderson was serving with the 140th Company of the Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) when he died in the Somme region on 16th September 1916, aged 20.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No 2
  Serre Les Puisieux, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave XIV-C-15
CWGC Casualty 608903
The village of Serre is 11 kilometres north-north-east of Albert. Using the D919 from Arras to Amiens you will drive through the villages of Bucquoy, Puisieux then Serre-les-Puisieux (approximately 20 kilometres south of Arras). On leaving Serre-les-Puisieux, 1.3 kilometres further along the D919, Serre Road No.2 Cemetery can be found on the left hand side.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Tamnamore L.O.L. 513 WW1 Plaque Dungannon
2 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Henderson family Lists Jackson as age 4 living with the family at house 35 in Tamlaghtmore, Drumaspil, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Henderson family Lists Jackson as age 15 living with the family at house 28 in Tamlaghtmore, Drumaspil, Tyrone
3 Photo of Jackson Henderson's headstone
4 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Jackson Henderson
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Jackson Henderson's headstone can be purchased here.
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