Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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30/12/2015 The CWGC records William as the son of William Henderson, of Ballygawley Co. 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.
30/12/2015 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.
30/12/2015 Family: William Henderson, Elizabeth Henderson, William Henderson (born about 1893), Florence Henderson (born about 1896).
30/12/2015 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. William had a younger sister called Florence.
30/12/2015 William Henderson was the only son of William and Elizabeth Henderson. He was born about 1893 in Dunmoyle, which lies midway between Ballygawley and Carrickmore in County Tyrone.
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