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  • Photography published 15th July 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Sneinton Nottingham
John was married to Mary E. and at the time of his death in 1916 their home was at 19 Kingston Street, Sneinton, Nottingham. His brother Stephen's name was recorded on St Mary's parish register in 1917; his home address was 2 Lotus Street, St Ann's, but at the time he was a prisoner of war.
19 Apr 1916
27
546662 - CWGC Website
9122
He enlisted in Nottingham
Private
2nd Bn Border Regiment
John formerly served with the Northumberland Fusiliers (service number 1978). He served in France from 14 April 1915. He was killed in action and is buried in Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt (grave ref V.F.16). He qualified for the 1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.
St Mary (Nottingham) Parish Register: p481 (1917): '2 Lotus Street, Queen’s Terrace, Stephen Henson (POW), John Henson killed (brothers)' (Nottinghamshire Archives, ref. PR,6786) Nottingham Post notice (abridged), 15 July 1916: 'Private John Henson, Border Regiment, 27, killed in action, 19 Kingston Street, Nottingham.' His widow, Mary, was his legatee.
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  • Photography published 15th July 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    John Henson - Photography published 15th July 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918