LEST WE FORGET

Captain Kenneth Selby HENDERSON

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 156 (Australian Army)
Born: Longreach QLD, May 1894
Enlisted in the Army: 30 November 1914
Unit: No. 1 Squadron RAF
Died: Air Operations, France, 2 June 1918, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Stuart Henderson and Alice Sarah Henderson, of Jedburgh, Yaraka, Queensland, Australia
Remembered: Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 24 November 1915, Captain Henderson was discharged from the Australian Army and accepted a Commission in the British Army.

During an offensive patrol on 2 June 1918, Captain Henderson, flying SE5a aircraft C1113, was last seen over Bailleul.

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, HENDERSON K S156
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Book AIR 1/969 page 331, 128476

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