Lieutenant Colonel Edward Henderson VC - 7th Bn, North Staffordshire Regiment ( comd 9th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment )


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: IRAQ

Name Edgar, Christopher,
COOKSON
Charles, Henry,
COWLEY
David,
FINLAY
Humphrey, Osbaldston, Brooke,
FIRMAN
Rank Lieutenant-Commander Lieutenant-Commander Sergeant Lieutenant
Force Royal Navy Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 2nd Bn, Black Watch Royal Navy
VC won Kut-el-Amara, Mesopotamia ( Iraq ),
28 September 1915
Magasis, Mesopotamia ( Iraq ),
24 - 25 April 1916
Rue du Bois, Auburs Ridge, France,
9 May 1915
Magasis, Mesopotamia ( Iraq ),
24 - 25 April 1916
London Gaz 21 January 1916 2 February 1917 29 June 1915 2 February 1917
Born Tranmere, Cheshire,
13 December 1883
Bagdad, Iraq,
21 February 1872
Guardbridge, Fife,
25 January 1893
Kensington, London,
24 November 1886
Died 28 September 1915,
Mesopotamia ( Iraq ) *
25 April 1916,
Mesopotamia ( Iraq ) *
21 January 1916,
Mesopotamia ( Iraq ) *
25 April 1916,
Mesopotamia ( Iraq ) *
Grave Amara War Cemetery Memorial Wall No known grave
name on the Basra Memorial
No known grave
name on the Basra Memorial
No known grave
name on the Basra Memorial
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Not publicly held The Black Watch Museum, Perth Not publicly held
Remarks DSO
* Killed during his VC action
* Taken prisoner and probably executed * Kllled in action * Killed during his VC action

IRAQ

Name James, Henry,
FYNN
Edward, Elers, Delaval,
HENDERSON
George, Stuart,
HENDERSON
Sidney, William,
WARE
Rank Private Lieutenant-Colonel Captain Corporal
Force 4th Bn, South Wales Borderers 7th Bn, North Staffordshire Regiment
comd 9th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
2nd Bn, Manchester Regiment 1st Bn, Seaforth Highlanders
VC won Sanna-i-Yat, Mesopotamia ( Iraq ),
9 April 1916
River Hai, Kut, Mesopotamia ( Iraq ),
25 January 1917
Hillah, Mesopotamia ( Iraq ),
24 July 1920
Sanna-i-Yat, Mesopotamia ( Iraq ),
6 April 1916
London Gaz 26 September 1916 8 June 1917 29 October 1920 26 September 1916
Born Truro, Cornwall,
24 November 1893
Simla, India,
2 October 1878
East Gordon, Berwick,
5 December 1893
Whatcombe, Dorset,
11 November 1892
Died 30 March 1917,
Mesopotamia ( Iraq ) *
25 January 1917,
Mesopotamia ( Iraq ) *
24 July 1920,
Mesopotamia ( Iraq ) *
16 April 1916,
Mesopotamia ( Iraq ) *
Grave No known grave
name on the Basra Memorial
Amara War Cemetery Memorial Wall No known grave
name on the Basra Memorial
Amara War Cemetery Memorial Wall
Location
of VC
Bodmin Town Council, Cornwall Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Manchester Regiment Museum, Ashton-under-Lyne Highlanders Museum, Fort George, Ardersier
Remarks * Killed in action * Killed during his VC action DSO & Bar, MC
* Killed during his VC action
* Died from wounds received on 10th April 1916

IRAQ

Name George, Godfrey, Massy,
WHEELER



Rank Major


Force 7th Hariana Lancers


VC won Shaibah, Mesopotamia ( Iraq ),
12 April 1915



London Gaz 1 September 1915


Born Chakrata, India,
31 January 1873



Died 13 April 1915,
Mesopotamia ( Iraq ) *



Grave Basra War Cemetery


Location
of VC
Not publicly held


Remarks * Killed in action


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