Dorset Regiment Casualty Long Service Medal

£145.00

Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Born – Ryde, Isle of Wight.

2nd Battalion. Dorset Regiment

2nd Battalion. Dorset Regiment

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Description

Dorset Regiment Casualty Long Service Medal

Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (GV) Unusual Rank

Named in Running Script to:

SERGT. D. A. FOWLE.  CORPS of M. S. CLERKS

Denis Albert Fowle.

4712 Sergeant 2nd Battalion, Dorset Regiment. Entered France 26th September 1914 and was awarded the 1914 Mons Star Trio of Medals.

He died 8th December 1915.

His Roll of Honour entry list him as follows: FOWLE, Sergt, Dennis Albert, 4712. 2nd Battalion Dorset Regiment attached, Corps of Military Staff Clerks Indian Expeditionary Force). Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Died 8th December 1915 aged 38 years. Son of Horace and Eliza FOWLE. Aged 18 years he was confirmed at the Army Barracks, parish of West Fordington. In the 1911 census he was serving in Ceylon and India, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. In 191 he enlisted for service at Poole attached Indian Expeditionary Force Corps of Military Staff Clerks.

The medal roll for the BWM and Victory Medal pair shows, on his entry, that he was attached to The India Unattached List.

He was born at Ryde on the Isle of Wight in 1877, the son of Horace Fowle (b. Wrotham, Kent) and Eliza Fowle (b. Ryde, Isle of Wight). Their address on the 1881 Census was Beech Cottage, London Road, Tonbridge, Kent.

 

 

 

 

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