HENLEY Cornish Frederick
Lieutenant, Oxford Light Infantry, South Africa
Captain, Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry, WW1
Legion of Frontiersmen, United Kingdom

Mention in Despatches

Queens South Africa Medal
Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal
Kings South Africa Medal
South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
1914/15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Mention in Despatches

Born June 1878 Marylebone, Middlesex, England
Died 25 April 1946 Farnham, England
Buried Farnham, England

Major Cornish Frederick Henley 1st Battalion, Ox & Bucks Light Infantry was taken prisoner by the Turks at Kut al Amara, Mesopotamia, in 1916.  His diary, written during his capture, is known to have existed and may be held in the Light Infantry museum.  Cornish Frederick Henley was born in June 1878 in Marylebone, Middlesex, England.  His father, Edward Francis Henley, was 33 (brother of Lieut George Henley RN) and his mother, Annie Louisa Henley (nee Du Croz), was 27.  C.F Henley married Agnes Rhind Stevenson in October 1908.   They had two children, Anthony Cornish Henley and Edward Cornish Henley.  C.F Henley died on April 25 1946, in Farnham, Surrey, England, at the age of 67. Major C.F Henley was very involved with the Legion of Frontiersmen and was the Squadron Leader of the Farnham Squadron in Surrey.

His medals were sold at auction in 2018.
Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
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