Major Arthur Joseph Dent-Young

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Arthur Joseph Dent-Young

Birthplace: Bath
Death: Died in Bath
Place of Burial: Perrymead Catholic Cemetery, Bath
Immediate Family:

Son of Jules Hyacinth DENT-YOUNG and Mary Dent-Young
Husband of Olive Dent-Young
Father of Mary Rose Boddington and John Nicholas Dent-Young
Brother of Mary KC Flexen (Dent-Young); John Dent-Young; Lt. William "Bill" Dent-Young; Katherine Mary Stephens; Julius Henry Dent-Young and 1 other

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Major Arthur Joseph Dent-Young's Timeline

August 27, 1892

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Thursday 01 September 1892
Aug. 27, at 8, Forefield-place, Lyncombe-hill, the wife of Jules Dent Young, a son.

Oct-Nov-Dec 1892
Arthur Joseph D Young Bath, Avon, Somerset 5a 537

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Surname Forename(s) Mother's Maiden Name Year Sub-District Registers At Region Reference
YOUNG Arthur Joseph Dent SHEPARD 1892 Lyncombe/Widcombe - First Series Bath Bath LW1/38/252

April 1901
Age 8
Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

RG13 Piece: 1424 Folio: 149 Page: 5
Northampton Sub District: St Giles EnumerationDistrict: 43
81, Abington Street, Northampton St Giles
SHEPARD, Katherine M Head Single F 35 1866 Northampton
SHEPARD, Annie M Sister Single F 34 1867
SHEPARD, Joseph S Half Brother Single M 58 1843 Leather Merchant Nottingham
SHEPARD, William B Brother Single M 36 1865 Leather Merchant Northampton
DENT -YOUNG, Arthur Nephew Single M 8 1893 Bath
BOSHELL, Kathleen Cousin Single F 16 1885 Colombia (British Subject)
CROFTS, Elizabeth Servant Single F 23 1878 Cook (Domestic) Elkington Northamptonshire
DAWSON, Ellen Servant Single F 18 1883 Housemaid (Domestic) Northampton

Age 8
Northampton, UK

* According to the United Kingdom Census 1901 (see attached), Maria (Kathleen Mary) Boshell 16 years was in Northamton UK with their families Katherine M. Shepard 35, Annie M. Shepard, 34, William B. 36, Joseph 58, Arthur Dent - Young 8 years.

* Según Censo del Reino Unido de 1901 (ver documento adjunto), Maria (Kathleen Mary) Boshell de 16 años estuvo en Northamton Reino Unido con sus familiares Katherine M. Shepard de 35 años, Annie M. Shepard de 34 años, William B. de 36 años, Joseph de 58 años, Arthur Dent - Young de 8 años.

Age 12
April 1911
Age 18
Ampleforth, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Person: YOUNG, Arthur
Institution: Ampleforth College Roman Catholic School And Abbey, AMPLEFORTH COLLEGE, ROMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL AND ABBEY

YOUNG, Arthur Inmate Single M 17 1894 Student Somersetshire Bath

Reference: RG14PN29074 RD531 SD1 ED15 SN9999

February 3, 1912
Age 19
Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, England, United Kingdom

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette February 03, 1912, p11

St. Vincent's Cricket Club

... Those present included ... K. Dent Young, jun., A. Dent Young ...

In the absence of the captain, Mr. W. Dent Young, who has gone abroad, Mr. Gazzard reported ...

January 2, 1915
Age 22
Chennai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 02 January 1915 "A GROUP OF THE 4th SOMERSETS' AT MADRAS."

August 28, 1915
Age 23
Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, England, United Kingdom

"Twice Wounded"

Mr William Dent Young, second son of Mr J. Dent Young of Lyncombe Hill, Waterworks Engineer to the Bath Corporation, who is a private in the Australian Imperial Force, has been wounded for a second time, and is in hospital in Malta.

Private Young was wounded in the arm at the landing on the Gallipoli Penninsula and this time was shot in the thigh in Gallipoli, where he had rejoined his battalion.

All Mr Dent Young's four sons are serving. His eldest, Mr John Dent Young, who was a mining engineer in Northern Nigeria, offered his services and was appointed lieutenant in the Imperial Northern Rifles, and is in the Cameroons. His third son, Private Arthur Dent Young is in India with the 1st/4th Somerset Light Infantry, and his fourth son, Private Julius Dent Young, is with the London Scottish Regiment on foreign service.

August 1915
- November 1923
Age 22

Ref: British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 Record for Arthur J Dent Young

Medals: MGC Victory Off. 227 page 224D
15. Star C/2/6 B2 page 336
On R+L Roll C/2/102 B 01/1 / 2567

29.August 1915 First Theatre of War (5G : Frontier regions of India)
- 1/4 Somerset Light Infantry Private 2445

17.November 1915 Commissioned Dorsets
- Machine Gun Corps Lieutenant

9th November 1923 Ret. -(E79) ... Medals returned to Medals Office ??

Ref: 1918 Army List 1256g ??
Dorsetshire Regiment. 3rd Battalion (Reserve)
t.r. Young, A.D. 1 July 17


Battalions of the Territorial Force
1/4th Battalion:
August 1914 : in Lower Bristol Road, Bath. Part of South-Western Brigade, Wessex Division.
9 October 1914 : sailed from Southampton, landing at Bombay 9 November 1914.
The Division (later renamed 43rd) was broken up on arrival in India.

November 11, 1915
Age 23
Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, England, United Kingdom

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 13 November 1915


Six Bathonians who went to India last autumn with the lst/4th Somerset L.I. returned to Bath Thursday night or Friday morning, having been recommended for commissions in Kitchener's Army. They have to report themselves at the War Office, and will lie then gazetted to their respective battalions. Leaving Peshawar (where the regiment has returned after going out as reserves to the Regulars to suppress the Mohmud revolt) October 19th, the party took boat from Karachi Bombay, where they commenced their journey England. In the Mediterranean they met with mishap, though it was known enemy submarines were not far distant; indeed, the boat which the Bathonians voyaged was only about 40 miles distant from a vessel that came to grief. The Bathonians who have returned are— Mr. E. R. Cook,
Mr. Arthur Dent Young, son of Jules Dent Young, the Bath Waterworks Engineer. He enlisted in the 4th Somersets upon the outbreak of war. Two his brothers liave been wounded while fighting with Colonial Corps, All the Bathonians are in excellent. health, and are looking forward to their new military duties with keenness.