Image from the Evening Star – 9th December 1941


Born: 6th October 1908, 1, Lochness Buildings, Haugh Road, Inverness, Invernesshire, Scotland.

Died: 2nd December 1941; age: 33; from a motor accident.

Residence: 325, Bramford Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 2925926.

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps, West African Army Service Corps, Royal West African Frontier Force attached H.Q. 2 Group.


Grave Reference:

Christiansborg War Cemetery,




Father: Hugh Henderson, born April 1879, 6, Gordon Street, Forres, Moray, Scotland.

Mother: Catherine Henderson (nee McNeil), born November 1877, 18, Duff Street, Inverness, Invernesshire, Scotland.


In 1929, Colchester, Essex, Peter married Alfreda Lilian Curry, born July 1907, Colchester.

They had 2 sons.



Peter’s wife and sons were living at their family home – 325, Bramford Road, Ipswich with Alfreda’s brother.

Alfreda, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Ray P. Henderson, born 1929, Colchester.

Hugh Harry Henderson, born October 1935, Colchester.

Victor Harry Curry, an Errand Boy – Grocers, born June 1921, Colchester.

1 other – Ernest Cole, a Lorry Driver – Engineering, born March 1918.


Peter is also remembered on the war memorial at the Town Hall, Ipswich.

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