Brian Broadbent Dowling, Manchester Regt

1896 Sep 16. Born Macclesfield, Cheshire

1901 census at 63 Trafford Rd, Alderley Edge, Cheshire

1911 census in The Cross, Repton,Near Burton on Trent. A boarder at Repton school

1915 Jan 11. Commissioned temp 2nd Lieutenant. Brian B Dowling

1919 Jan 27. The undermentioned temp. Lts. to be actg. Capts,. while comdg. Cos.:— B. B. Dowling (12th Bn.)

1919 Mar 4. Temp Lt B B Dowling, Manchester Regt, relinquishes the acting rank of Capt on ceasing to command a company.

1920 Nov 15. Joined ADRIC with service no 1038. Posted to I Coy

1921 Jul 14 to 27 Jul on Leave

1921 Dec 1 to 14 Dec on Leave

1922 Jan 17 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1924 Jul 8. Pilot Officer on probation for 5 years active service. Brian Broadbent DOWLING (Lt., R.A.R.O., Manchester Regt).

1929 Jul 8. Flying Officer Brian Broadbent DOWLING (Lt. Manch. R., R.A.R.O.) relinquishes his short service commission on account of ill-health.

1930 Jul/Sep Married in Newton Abbott, Devon to Ethelle M Theobald

1939 Jul 1. Lt. Brian Broadbent DOWLING (75184) Appointed Squadron Leader

1952 Sep 30. Appointment to commission (class CC). As Flight Lieutenants :— Brian Broadbent DOWLING

1954 Feb 10 . Relinquishes commission . Wing Commanders, retaining their rank :— B. B. DOWLING (75184).

1956 Sep 8. Died Kensington, London age 59