This NCO commanded Carrier Tp ‘C’ Sqn 8H. On 23 Apr 51 Sgt Rowan showed great gallantry in accompanying 2Lt Venner to rescue three wounded of ‘Y’ Coy, 1 NF under direct enemy fire.
On 25 Apr this NCO showed great leadership in commanding his carriers and was responsible for destroying many enemy. although wounded in the head, he refused to be evacuated until the rearguard action had been successful.
This NCO has always shown great leadership and courage, and a great determination to destroy as many enemy as possible.
Lt-Col Sir WG Lowther Bt
8th King’s Royal Irish Hussars