Making History: Transcribe is made possible in part by federal funding provided through the Library Services and Technology Act program administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Photograph: John Bogle Henderson




John Bogle Henderson was born 10 December 1895 in Giles County, Virginia. A farmer, he enlisted in the United States Army 6 May 1918 and served with Company O, 22nd Engineers. Henderson arrived in France with his unit 28 September 1918. He was struck and killed by a train 19 January 1919 and was buried first in the American Cemetery at Millery, France, then reinterred at Thessalia United Methodist Church in Giles County.

Bibliographic Citation

Photograph of John Bogle Henderson, ca. 1918, John Bogle Henderson papers, Profiles of Honor, Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission digital collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia


Lent for scanning by Lisa Lucas Swope, Dublin, Virginia