Julius Henry Dent-Young (1896 - 1916)

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Birthplace: Bath, Somerset, England
Death: Died in Somme, France
Cause of death: Killed in Action (London Regiment (London Scottish), "A" Coy. 1st/14th Bn.)
Managed by: Paul Holman
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About Julius Henry Dent-Young

Joined "A" Company 1st Battalion 14th London Regiment in 1915 as Private 4124, was wounded at Hulluch in September 1915 and rejoined his regiment In January. Killed on the first day of the Somme (1st July 1916).

(Hulluch indicates that his injury might have been on the 25th September during the "Big Push" of the Battle of Loos. The 1/14th made a frontal attack against heavy fire.)

Listed on the Thiepval Memorial (suggesting his body was never identified)

(Re "Index to War Deaths 1914-1921, page 4064. Vol 1.85 Page 197))

--------------------------------------------------------- Initially the 1/14th were part of the 1st Brigade in 1st Division, being transferred to the 168th Brigade in 56th (London) Division in February 1916).

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Julius Henry Dent-Young's Timeline

1896
1896
Bath, Somerset, England

Surname Forename(s) Mother's Maiden Name Year Sub-District Registers At Region Reference
YOUNG Julius Henry Dent SHEPARD 1896 Lyncombe/Widcombe - First Series Bath Bath LW1/41/103

Name: YOUNG, Julius Henry D
Registration District: Bath
County: Somerset
Year of Registration: 1896
Quarter of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
Volume No: Help 5C
Page No: Help 545

1901
1901
Age 5
Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, United Kingdom

YOUNG, Jules D Head Married M 46 1855 Civil Engineer Ceylon
YOUNG, Mary Wife Married F 42 1859 Northampton VIEW
YOUNG, John D Son M 13 1888
Bath Somersetshire
YOUNG, Mary K C Daughter F 11 1890
Bath Somersetshire
YOUNG, William T D Son M 9 1892
Bath Somersetshire
YOUNG, Frances M Daughter F 7 1894 Bath
Somersetshire
YOUNG, Julius H D Son M 4 1897 Bath
Somersetshire
YOUNG, Katherine M Daughter F 1 1900 Bath
Somersetshire
BOSHELL, Mary Aunt Single F 81 1820 Ireland
FLEWRY, Rine Boarder Single F 16 1885 France French
HOLBROOK, Alice Servant Single F 28 1873 Gen Dom Serv Bath Somersetshire
RG number: RG13 Piece: 2339 Folio: 43 Page: 28

Registration District: Bath Sub District: Lyncombe EnumerationDistrict: 9 Ecclesiastical Parish: St Thomas a Becket

Civil Parish:Bath Municipal Borough:
Address: 8, Forefield Place, Bath County: Somersetshire

1908
June 18, 1908
Age 12
1911
April 2, 1911
Age 15
Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, United Kingdom

Reference: RG14PN14692 RG78PN892 RD316 SD3 ED3 SN342
DENT YOUNG, Jules Head Married M 56 1855 City Waterworks Engineer Army M 2nd S E Batlicolon Ceylon
DENT YOUNG, Mary Wife Married 23 years F 52 1859 Northampton
DENT YOUNG, John Son Single M 23 1888 Civil Engineer Bath
DENT YOUNG, May Daughter Single F 21 1890 Art Student Bath
DENT YOUNG, William Son Single M 19 1892 Bath
DENT YOUNG, Julius Son Single M 14 1897 School Bath
DENT YOUNG, Katherine Daughter Single F 11 1900 School Bath

1916
July 1, 1916
Age 20
Somme, France
July, 1916
Age 20
Thiepval, Picardie, France

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=756686

Name: DENT-YOUNG, JULIUS HENRY
Initials: J H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (London Scottish)
Unit Text: (4121). "A" Coy. 1st/14th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 510908
Additional information: Son of Jules and May Dent-Young, of 55, Lyncombe Hill, Bath.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 9 C and 13 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

August 23, 1916
Age 20

PRIVATE JULIUS H. DENT-YOUNG, London Regiment, who was previously reported " missing," is now known to have been killed in action on July 1, aged 20. He went to the front a year ago. was wounded at Hulluch last September. and rejoined his regiment In January. He was the fourth and youngest son of Mr. J. Dent-Young, C.E., of Bath, who married a daughter of the late Mr Thomas Shepard. of Northampton. Their eldest son, Lientenant John Dent- Young, is In the 1st Nigerian Regiment, West African F.F. Their two other sons hold comnuissions, one in tho I th Battalion Australian Imperial Force, and the other in the Machine-gun Corps.