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He was the eldest son of Harry and Sarah Sophia Henson who were living at 120 Blue Bell Hill Road, Nottingham, at the time of their son's death. He was known as 'Reginald' (obit). Sarah died on 6 July 1929 aged 54 and Harry died 15 January 1940 aged 87.
19 Jul 1916
261789 - CWGC Website
Lance Corporal
16th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He is buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery , Richbourg, L'Avoue , Pas De Calais , France
CWGC gives his name as 'R Henson' and date of death of 20th July 1916, however the inscription on the family grave states he died on 19th July 1916 and gives his first names as 'Harry Reginald' Nottingham Post obituary (abridged), 4 August 1916: 'Henson. Killed in action July 20th, Lance Corporal Reginald Henson Sherwood Foresters, aged (?), eldest son of Mr and Mrs H Henson of 120 Blue Bell Hill Road, Nottingham.' Family grave, Nottingham Southern Cemetery: '(Sarah Sophia and Harry Henson) Harry Reginald, son of the above, killed in action at Bethune July 19th 1916 age 19 years. To have, to love, to lose and when God wills to find.'
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