A Great War D.C.M., M.M. group of four
awarded to Corporal F. Bowling, Royal Garrison Artillery; Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (293525 Bmbr. F. Bowling, 136/Hy. By. R.G.A.); Military Medal, G.V.R. (293525 Cpl. F. Bowling, D.C.M., R.G.A.); British War and Victory Medals (2525 Cpl., R.A.), very fine and better. D.C.M. London Gazette 3 June 1918: "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has constantly repaired telephone wires under heavy shell fire and has maintained battery communications under most difficult conditions. His example of gallant conduct under fire has been worthy of all praise."M.M. London Gazette 11 February 1919.Frederick Burnaby, a native of Stockport, was also awarded his M.M. in respect of services in 136th Heavy Battery, R.G.A.Sold with a handwritten copy of his D.C.M. citation, on parchment, with official R.G.A. Record Office stamp and dated 29 October 1918, together with an inter-war photograph of the recipient on his motorcycle, and copied MIC entry confirming entitlement to only the British War & Victory Medals.