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William Raymond HENDERSON
From the National Archives AIR/27/2072 601 Squadron ORB
26th Jan 1945
Information was received today to the effect that F/O (A/F/L) W.R. HENDERSON (120740 – RAFVR/GD) on of the Squadron pilots who was reported MISSING on 7th March 1944, must now be ‘PRESUMED DEAD’, (Air Ministry Signal JX.368 dtd 16th January 1945 refera). F/Lt HENDERSON was first reported MISSING from an operation over the ANZIO Bridgehead after the Squadron aircraft had engaged the enemy destroying 3 aircraft, probably destroying 1 and damaging 1. F/Lt HENDERSON was leading the Squadron formation and did not form up with the other aircraft after the enemy had been dispersed.