Vice AdmiralHENDERSON, FRANK HANNAM

Died 26/06/1918

Aged 68

H.M.S. "President"
Royal Navy

C M G, D S O

Son of John and Laura Catherine Hannam Henderson, of "Felderland", Worth, Kent; husband of Agnes Jane Henderson, of "Hakone", Alverstoke, Hants. Specially promoted to Lieut. (1872) for the capture of the Slave Dhow "Jasmine," off the coast of Arabia. Served in the Ashantee Campaign 1873-74; Egyptian Campaign 1882-89: Senior Officer on West Coast of Africa at outbreak of Sierra Leone Rebellion 1898-9. Mentioned in Despatches and awarded C.M.G. Admiral in command of Atlantic Convoys 1917-18. Awarded D.S.O. for his War Services. Awarded Royal Humane Society's Medal for saving life at sea.

Buried at HASLAR ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY

Location: Hampshire, United Kingdom
Number of casualties: 1359

Cemetery/memorial reference: H. 11. 3.

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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.