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07/05/2021 Lance Corporal William Henderson is listed on page 26 of the Ballygawley War Dead book, compiled by Drew Robinson.
07/05/2021 Much regret was shown here on learning that Private William Henderson, Inniskilling Fusiliers (Tyrone Volunteers), son of Mr William Henderson, carpenter, of this town, had been shot at the front.
07/05/2021 From the Tyrone Courier dated 3rd August 1916: Killed in Action
07/05/2021 Lance Corporal William Henderson is buried in Mill Road Cemetery at Thiepval. His inscription reads: THEM ALSO WHICH SLEEP IN JESUS WILL GOD BRING WITH HIM
07/05/2021 Private William Henderson arrived with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in France on 7th August 1915.
07/05/2021 The 1911 census records William as 18 years old. He was now working as an apprentice carpenter. His father was a master carpenter. The family had moved to live in Ballygawley, County Tyrone.
07/05/2021 The 1901 census records William as 8 years old. The family were living in Dunmoyle. His father was a carpenter and his mother worked as a dressmaker.
07/05/2021 Family: William Henderson, Elizabeth Henderson, William Henderson (born 2nd December 1892), Florence Henderson (born 25th October 1895).
07/05/2021 William was born on 2nd December 1892 in Dunmoyle, which lies midway between Ballygawley and Carrickmore in County Tyrone. He was the older of two children, the other being his sister Florence.
07/05/2021 William Henderson was the only son of William and Elizabeth Henderson. William Henderson and Lizzie Craig were married on 27th February 1891 in the district of Omagh.
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30/12/2015 The CWGC records William as the son of William Henderson of Ballygawley County Tyrone.
30/12/2015 Lance Corporal William Henderson was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Somme on 1st July 1916. He was 23 years old.
30/12/2015 William Henderson enlisted in Ballygawley.
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