|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||St Peters, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Occupation||Farmer and grazier|
|Address||Tintinara, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||22.6|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs C E Henderson, Tintinara, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the St Peter's College Cadets; member, Tintinara Rifle Club.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||48th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For consistent good work and devotion to duty, during period 23.2.18 to 16.9.18. Lieut. HENDERSON was responsible for the supply of Ammunition and food to his Battalion during the heavy fighting near DERNANCOURT in March and April. Though exposed to heavy shell fire he carried out this duty in a highly satisfactor; since June of this year he has carried out the duties of Brigade Intelligence Officer. He kept in close touch with the situation during the advance on PROYART 8th August and again on Sept. 18 when the Brigade captured the Out-post Line of the HINDENBURG SYSTEM west of Bellenglise. This work had to be carried out under heavy fire and the information was of the greatest value in carrying out the operations to a successful conclusion.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 61
'For good work and devotion to duty during the night 24th/25th February 1917 in STORMY TRENCH North East of GUEUDECOURT. He was in command of covering party detailed to assist bombing party. He showed great courage and set a splendid example to the men under his command.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
War service: Western Front
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Raranga', 9 September 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), 11 December 1919.
Medals: Military Cross, Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory MedalAlso served in World War II: Service No S69070.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||69|
|Place of burial||North Road Cemetery, Nailsworth, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HENDERSON Geoffrey Koeppen|