DENT, John Oswald J O

Service:
Army
Rank:
Private
Unit:
Royal Garrison Artillery, 144th York Heavy Battery
Place Enlisted:
Barnard Castle
Service Number:
72354
Home Address:
Low Nook, Lunedale Lunedale, Mickleton
Family Details:

A descendent of the Dents of Mickleton, John had grown up in a fairly well-to-do family in upper Teesdale. He helpedĀ to run the family farm in Lunedale - leading the life of a gentleman farmer.

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Mickleton, Barnard Castle
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Unknown
Cause of Death:
Unknown
Place of Burial:
Unknown
Obituary:
Unknown
Notes:

John signed up through Army Recruiting aged 30, in the December of 1915.

He survived the war, having worked with the horses attached to the gun batteries of the 144th York Heavy Battery - returning to Teesdale where he carried on the work of the family farm.

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