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VC1156    George Stuart Henderson

Name   George Stuart Henderson   No.     POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1156   Awards   VC   DSO & Bar   MC

Regiment   Manchester Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Later   Kings Regiment

Now   The Duke of Lancasters Regiment

Rank VC Won    Captain

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   East Gordon, Berwickshire, Scotland

Place Of Death   15 miles from Hillah (Hillahon), Mesopotamia (now Iraq)

Buried/Location Ashes   No Known Grave Named on Basra Memorial, Iraq


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone       Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted    29 October 1920

VC Presented   8 March 1921, King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England, to his sister, Miss Henderson


Named on Basra Memorial, Iraq

P  Named on War Memorial, Jedburgh,  Borders, Scotland

P  Memorial Plaque, British Legion Club, High Street, Jedburgh, Borders, Scotland

P  Named on War Memorial, Gordon, Borders, Scotland

Memorial Plaque,  St Michael's School, Gordon, Borders, Scotland

P  Memorial Plaque, Gordon Church, Borders, Scotland

P  Named on War Memorial, Rossall School, Blackpool Road, Fleetwood, Lancashire

Named on Regimental Memorial, Manchester Cathedral, Gtr Manchester

P  Named on Regimental Memorial, Sandhurst, Surrey

P  Named on Honours Board, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Surrey

By The Way…

VC Held By

King's Regiment Museum, County Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England



VC 1155 VC 1157
VC 1155
VC 1157

BORN    5 December 1893

DIED   24 July 1920   AGE   26

VC Won   24 July 1920    AGE    26

Place VC Won   near Hillah (Hillahon), Mesopotamia (now Iraq)

War/Campaign   Arab Revolt, Mesopotamania (now Iraq)

Iraqi Revolt