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Full Name: James Wallace Henderson
Rank Last Held: Corporal
Forename(s): James Wallace
Surname: Henderson
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 17964
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Agricultural Student
Next of Kin: Mrs E.F. Henderson (mother), 54 Hawford Street, Opawa, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 54 Hawford Street, Opawa, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 157
Campaigns: North Africa
POW Date of Capture: 1941/42
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Italy
Date of Death: 26 October 1942
Age at Death: 27
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Died whilst a Prisoner of War
Cemetery Name: Udine War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference: IV. D. 3.
Biographical Notes: James Henderson was the son of James and Eleanor Frances Henderson, of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Further References: Glue, W.A. & Pringle, D.J.C. (1957) p.611
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