|Place of birth||Rankins Road, Kensington, Victoria|
|School||Broundy Road, North Melbourne, Victoria|
|Address||Kellett Street, Northcote, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, William H. Henderson, 110 Arden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the School Cadets. Previously rejected for enlistment on account of height ('before being reduced to 5ft 2 ins.')|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||20.6|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 20), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Annie HENDERSON, 110 Arden Street, North Melbourne. Native of Kensington|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2603 Pte Leslie Donald HENDERSON, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 14th Bn, 4 March 1916.
Transferred to 60th Bn, 15 March 1916; taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, Tel el Kebir, 17 March 1916.
Found guilty, Ferry Post, 4 April 1916, of disobedience of orders whilst on line of march: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 1310801: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'
Statement, 2479 Pte R.W. HILL, 60th Bn (patient, No 8 Stationary hospital, Boulogne), 30 September 1916: 'On July 21st about 6.45 p.m. the 60th made a charge at Pozieres. Informant got wounded and managed to crawl to within 30 yds of the parapet of our lines. There he lay waiting to be brought in, which did not happen till the following afternoon. Henderson was lying wounded in the neck near informant. He managed to crawl into our trench, some hours before informant was brought in. Informant watched him crawl in all right, and says apparently he was not very bad.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HENDERSON Ernest Albert
Red Cross File No 1310801