Dowling, Thomas –

Husband of Mrs. Dowling, of 1, Thompson’s Yard, Blackrod, Lancashire. Shot and killed by a German sniper.

Personal details

  • Surname: Dowling
  • Forename: Thomas
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 32
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 3rd, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 2nd (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 5977
  • Regiment: Not known
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Conflict: Not known


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
  • CWGC reference: Panel 108 to 112.

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 15/10/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5f

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