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Name: DENT, Guy Herbert Boisragon

Nee: bro of Cecil Hudleston Dent

Birth Date: 30 May 1892 Farnham, Surrey

Death Date: 3 July 1954 Westminster, London

First Date: ?1914 (in EAMR)

Profession: Author

Married: 1914 Florence Mildred Eames b. 17 Apr 1884 Berkshire, d. 6 Nov 1966 Johannesburg

Children: Elizabeth Suzanne de Boisragon (14 Oct 1915-2002); Guy Fairfax de Boisragon (11 July 1916 Sussex-1973); Katharine Mary Edith Boisragon (26 June 1917-1984); Mabel Wilkinson (19 Nov 1918 Oxford-2005); another dau.

Book Reference: Barnes - EAMR, Gazette

War Service: EAMR, Private, No. 123

General Information:

Gazette - 11/8/1915 - Appt. - KAR - Resignation - Lieut. Guy Herbert Boisragon Dent, to date 7th December 1914
Wikitree - Guy Herbert de Boisragon-Dent (1892-1954) [1] UK author of whom little is known, though it is established that he served as a Flying Officer in World War One. He is best known for his adventure stories, none of them fantastic, many of them featuring animals in natural habitats; his one contribution to sf was Emperor of the If (1926), a Scientific Romance which describes two of the possible universes created by a disembodied brain in a laboratory (see Brain in a Box). In the first part – which is in effect an Alternate History – a past in which Britain never suffered from an Ice Age is superimposed on the present, with vivid descriptions of a London overrun by prehistoric flora and fauna; in the second the locale is a future Dystopia where humans exist under the domination of self-reproducing Machines. [JE/JC]
Gazette 11 Feb 1936 Bank holding unclaimed money for him
1939 England and Wales Register living in Kensington as 'author'
Has a Royal Aero Club flying certificate
In Death Index (Ancestry) he is styled Marquis of Boisragon

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