Olivette Constance Dent-Young (De Bruyn)
|Birthplace:||Pretoria, South Africa|
|Death:||Died in Bath|
|Place of Burial:||Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, United Kingdom|
Daughter of Daniel Pieter Arend De Bruyn, b4c10d8e7 and Olivia Mason de Bruyn / Rainier (Shawe)
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About Olivette Constance Dent-Young (De Bruyn)
John Dent-Young was fighting in the Cameroons (East Africa with the 1st Btln. Queen's Own Nigeria Regiment) during WW1.
He was wounded in the thigh, and shipped to South Africa via Mombasa to recover. According to David Dent-Young (her Son), Olivette was a nurse who met and married John Dent-Young.
(David has letters written by his father during the Cameroon campaign.)
For the latter part of her life she lived at 2 Perrymead Place, Bath (Mrs John Dent-Young listed in BT phone books ... 1934-1939: 2 Perrymead Place Tel. Combe Down 429 ; also in her Estate Notice)