2nd Lt James Dowling MM, RGA

1893 Nov 29/30. Dublin Born. (from RIC) Catholic from RIC Register. I cannot get a birth cert for him in Irish GRO with that dob.

1911 census at 1 Dunstan St Blackley Manchester. A Hairdresser. This man has wrong dob, it being 6 Oct 1893 in Dublin, illegitimate

1915 Apr 4. Lands in France

1917 Sep 28 MM Gazetted 38997 Sjt. J. Dowling, R.G.A. (Dublin).

1918 Mar 19 Implied commission date

1919 Sep 18. RGA. The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts.: — J. Dowling, M.M.

1921 Jan 8. RGA. Lt. J. Dowling, M.M., retires, receiving a gratuity.

1921 Jul 13 to 27 Jul on Leave

1921 Feb 22. Joined ADRIC with service no 1754. Posted to D Coy

1921 Mar 24 Discovers letters a postman has stolen

1922 Jan 20. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1945 May 16. Lt. J. DOWLING, M.M. (60715), having exceeded the age limit of liability to recall, ceases to belong to the Reserve of Offrs.