Dent John Geoffrey 2/Lt 267295
Name Dent John Geoffrey
Army number 267295
Date of birth Birth registered Q3 1908, Chorlton, Lancashire.
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 13/3/1943. Posted 10th Bn DLI 19/3/1943. Normandy. Evacuated to No 10 Casualty Clearing Station 17/6/1944. Return to Battalion requested. Posted to No 4 ITC - left 1/8/1944. Posted ? Bn DLI. Prisoner of War. Repatriated April 1946. Released from Army Service 1946 as Honorary Captain.
Company/Battery B Company. S Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Carrier Platoon.
Task or role Duty Officer. Company Commander GSC Depot.
Joined Brigade 19-Mar-43
Promotions W/S Lt 13/9/43. T/Captain 21/1/1946.
Prisoner of War Oflag O.79 Prisoner Number 506
Died/Killed in action Death registered December 1967, Lancashire, aged 59.
Home address Son of John Barlow Dent and May Dent. 1911 Census shows him living, at the age of 2, with his family at 22, South Avenue, Burnage, Levenshulme, Manchester.
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