In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


James Marvin Henderson


Signalman, RCN


Born: 24 Oct 1919, Kamloops, British Columbia


Died: 22 Oct 1940 at sea


Book of Remembrance


HENDERSON, James Marvin, Sig, 2939, RCN, MPK - 22 Oct 1940, HMCS MARGAREE - Son of Iris U. Henderson, of Washington D.C., USA.


Ships served in:

HMS VICTORY - Drafted to VICTORY 01 Jan 1938 for HM SIGNAL SCHOOL, Portsmouth for training as a Signalman. Qualified as O/Sig 16 Sep 1938

HMS DANEA - Served in DANEA 28 Sep 1938 - 28 Oct 1938

HMS VICTORY - Drafted to VICTORY 29 Oct 1939 for HM SIGNAL SCHOOL, Portsmouth  for training as a Signalman. Passed for Signalman 03 Nov 1938

HMCS FRASER - Drafted to FRASER 17 Jan 1939 as a O/Sig, RCN. Rated Sig 17 Mar 1939. Survived the sinking of HMCS FRASER on 25 Jun 1940

HMCS MARGAREE - Drafted to MARGAREE 06 Sep 1940 as a Sig, RCN






(JH01-JH02) Certificate of Service for James Henderson  (JH03) Letter to James' mother informing her that he is missing, believed killed after the sinking of HMCS MARGAREE 


Article from the Toronto Daily Star



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