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Name:
Henderson Dent
Casualty No.:
Initials:
H
Service No.:
23241
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Age at Death:
36
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
15th Durham Light Infantry
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Zetland Street, Darlington
Civilian Employment:
Iron Moulder
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Date of Death:
27-January-1916
Place of Death:
Armentieres
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
St. Mary's Church, Staindrop Plaque
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Henderson was the son of John & Elizabeth Dent of Zetland Street, Darlington. In 1891 his father was a locomotive engine fitter in Darlington. In 1911 he was newly married but his wife was not recorded on the census. His wife was possibly Louisa Dent (later Halifax) of The Park, Lincoln.

Notes:

In 1911 Henderson was an iron moulder at the rolling mills. He joined the 15th Durham Light Infantry in October, 1914. Henderson was killed in action at Armentieres on 27th January, 1916 aged 36 & is buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord.

Sources:
Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Date of Death Day: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Month: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Year: www.cwgc.org;