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Lance Corporal George Hendrie

12th Battalion Highland Light Infantry
Service No: 5929

George Hendrie grave





Personal details

Family Information

Son of John and Margaret Murray Hendrie of 239/b2 Main St, Coatbridge. Husband of Jeanie Howieson Hendrie of 260 Halliburton Pl, Galashiels. Elder brother of Private Matthew Hendrie of the 2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry who Died of Wounds on the 08/12/1916 (see index). From the 1901 Census - Address - 62 Long Row, Coatbridge - John Hendry aged 42, Maggie Hendry aged 40, Thomas Hendry aged 19, George Hendry aged 17, Matthew Hendry aged 10, Maggie Hendry aged 6, Sarah Hendry aged 5, John Hendry aged 1 (listed as HENDRY on Census and Newspaper Clipping)

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 260 Halliburton Pl, Galashiels


Killed in Action 21/05/1916


Coatbridge 05/1915


Lochrin Iron Works / Apprentice Moulder in 1901



Buried / Remembered

Bois-Carre Military Cemetery. Haisnes, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

Haisnes village remained in German hands until the final advance in the year 1918, but parts of the commune were gained by British troops in the Battle of Loos. Bois-Carre Military Cemetery is named from a small copse about 274 metres to the South-West. It was begun in September, 1915, and used, largely by the 16th (Irish) Division, until August, 1916, one more grave being added in March 1918. There are over 200, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, nearly a quarter are unidentified and the graves of 47, destroyed by shell fire, are now represented by special memorials. The irregular arrangement of the rows is due to the difficult conditions under which these burials were carried out.

Additional Information

George is listed as PRIVATE on the Memorial. Grave photo donated by Mick McCann at the Also remembered on the Galashiels War Memorial (see photos). See photos for Georges CWGC Grave Registration x 2 and his Headstone Report x 2. Georges grave inscription reads " WORTHY OF EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE "

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This is my great grandfather. Great information.
Annabelle coombes, London, 29/10/2019 8:06PM

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