Sub-Lieutenant (E)ROWNTREE, HENDERSON

Died 25/06/1944

Aged 31

H.M.S. Victory.
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Son of Richard and Hannah Rowntree; husband of Pamela Helen Rowntree, of Ealing Common, Middlesex. 'Chick' Henderson was one of Britain's most popular singers in the late 1930's. His first recording with Harry Leader was 'Zing went the strings of my heart'. 'Chick' joined the Joe Loss band in September 1935 and they went on to record many tracks together.

Inscription

HUSBAND OF PAMELA AND FATHER OF LYNDA ANN. TO HIS BELOVED MEMORY

Buried at HASLAR ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY

Location: Hampshire, United Kingdom
Number of casualties: 1359

Cemetery/memorial reference: G. 10. 25.

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Cemetery details

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This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.