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About Henderson Dent

Date of Birth
Q4 1880

Service Number
23241

Birth Place
Darlington, Durham, England

Date of Death
27 January, 1916 36y

Place of Death
France

Burial
Bailleul Communal Cemetery, Extension, Nord, France

Relationships

Parents
John born abt 1849 and Elizabeth (Henderson) Dent born abt 1852 Married 12 February, 1871 Darlington, Durham, England

Siblings
John William born abt 1873, Frederick born abt 1875, Herbert born abt 1877, Edward born abt 1879, May born abt 1894, Annie born abt 1902, Joseph born abt 1885, Elizabeth born abt 1890

Marriage
Louisa Hallifax born abt 1883, 17 January, 1904 Lincoln Register Office Louisa died 5 September, 1913

Children
Herbert born 20 September, 1906, Stella born 6 September, 1911 Stepson Edward (Hallifax ) born 8 August, 1902

Career

Service
Army

Unit
15th Durham Light Infantry Enlisted 13 January, 1915 Newcastle-u-Tyne, Northumberland, England

Rank
Private

Enlisted Address
14 Zetland Street, Darlington, Durham, England

Medals
1914 - 15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1901 Iron welder 1911 Iron moulder - rolling mills 1915 - Labourer

Campaigns
1915 - 1916 France

Additional Information

Census Information
1881 47 Aldam Street, Darlington, Durham, England 1891 14 Zetland Street, Darlington, Durham, England 1901 14 Zetland Street, Darlington, Durham, England 1911 14 Zetland Street, Darlington, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, Family search, Forces War Records, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, North East Daily Gazette 9 February, 1916

Notes
North East Daily Gazette 9 February, 1916 told the poignant story of how Henderson came across the body of his brother Joseph in a trench four days before he himself was killed.

- Research by DB