John Roscoe Henderson, Spr.

Map point: Family residence on 1911 census - Lot 32, Conc 4, Stanhope (mother Mary Elizabeth Morrison & second husband Durlin Redner)

Date of birth: 15 Jun 1897

Birthplace: West Guilford

Occupation and residence on enlistment: Bushman, Haliburton

Enlistment date and place: 20 Mar 1916, Haliburton

Regimental service #:724222


109th Victoria & Haliburton Overseas Battalion, C.E.F.

124th Battalion

11th Battalion Royal Canadian Engineers

Notes on war service:

The 109th sailed to England on the Olympic on 23 Jul 1916. He embarked for France with the 124th on 9 Mar 1917.

While attached to the 11th Engineers, he was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field.

He returned to Canada on 12 Jun 1919 and was discharged in Toronto on 16 Jun 1919.. He stated his residence after discharge would be Maple Lake.

Killed in action? : No

Notes on life after the war:

Link to digitized service file at Library & Archives Canada

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands Family Tree website

Information source:

LIbrary & Archives Canada, Personnel Records of the First World War

London Gazette, Issue 31227, Page 3446, 11 Mar 1919

Photo information & source:

1. John Roscoe Henderson - Source: Tracey Pratt public Ancestry family tree