DOWLING, Michael George
Unit / Base:
40 Commando RM
Monday, April 11, 1927
Sunday, January 14, 1951
Killed in action or died of wounds
Local Roll of Honour:
Lieutenant Michael Dowling was shot and killed by a communist terrorist whilst leading a patrol during a village resettlement programme in Gerik District.
The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj J.C. Beadle, MBE, MC, RM.
Extract from the website royal-marines.net/1925-1949.html
"Lt Dowling was a damned good officer, well up to Royal Marine standards. I am proud to have had the honour to serve with him."..... Frank Murphy, Royal Marines, PLY5647 – RM19521.
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