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Name:
Joseph Dent
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J
Service No.:
20151
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Darlington
Age at Death:
30
Ranks:
Lance Corporal
Unit:
15th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Barnard Castle
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Cafe Proprietor
Cause of Death:
Killed in action by shell fire
Date of Death:
23-January-1916
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Son of John and Elizabeth Dent of Darlington and married to Rebecca Dent. 

Notes:

Prior to the war Joseph had been the proprietor of the Novak Cafe in Galgate. 

Teesdale Mercury 09.02.1916 - Page 5: Column 6

Death of Lance Corporal Joseph Dent, 17th DLI (Durham Light Infantry), killed in action in France.  Aged 30 from Barnard Castle.

Teesdale Mercury 09.02.1916 - Page 8: Column 6

Life in the Trenches - letter from Lance Corporal Dent, from Bowes Museum.

Teesdale Mercury-09/02/1916: News item: The Local Stricken Brave

Teesdale Mercury-09/02/1916: Roll of Honour Notice

 

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