DENT, Joseph J

Service:
Army
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Unit:
15th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
20151
Home Address:
Unknown
Family Details:

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

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Darlington
Death:
23rd Jan 1916
Place of Death
Unknown
Cause of Death:
Killed in action by shell fire
Place of Burial:
Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres
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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