Private William Henderson

Private William Millar Henderson, 1st Battalion, Cameronians ( Scottish Rifles ). He was killed in action in Belgium on 14th April 1918, aged 18, during the German Spring Offensive on the River Lys. He had been born in Berwick and was the son of the late John and Elizabeth Henderson and is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Flanders, Belgium. The photos show Allied troops in their makeshift defences preparing to resist the advancing Germans.

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