Dowling, William b. 1825 d. February 17, 1887 Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Kilkenny, Ireland, he served as a Private in the 32nd Regiment of Foot, British Army. On July 4, 1857, at Lucknow, India, Private Dowling went out with two other men, spiked the enemy's guns and killed a subadar of the enemy by one of the guns. On July 9, 1857, he again when out, with three men to spike one of the enemy's guns, but had to retire as the spike was too small. In doing so, he was exposed to the same dangers. Also on September 27, 1857...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Ford Cemetery, Ford, Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside, England Plot: Precise location in the cemetery is unknown.
Montgomery, Robert William b. 1838 d. 1898 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Navy as a Captain of the Afterguard. He entered the service at Norwich, Connecticut. His citation reads "Montgomery on board the USS Agawam as one of a volunteer crew of a powder boat which was exploded near Fort Fisher, 23 December 1864. The powder boat, was towed in by the Wilderness to prevent detection by the enemy, cast off and slowly steamed to within 300 yards of the beach. After fuses and fires had been lit and a...[Read More] (Bio by: Don Morfe) Ford Cemetery, Ford, Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside, England Plot: Public Lot, Section BZ, Grave 2414 [unmarked]