Lieutenant Edward Workman

Regiment: 5th Royal Irish Rifles
Date published: 31/03/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 26/01/1916
Age at death: 29
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Plot: I. B. 21.
Information: Lieutenant Edward Workman, 5th Royal Irish Rifles, died in hospital in France on Jan. 26th, 1916, of wounds received in action on the 19th, for his valuable services in which he was awarded the Military Cross, having previously been mentioned in despatches for gallantry at Hooge. He was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Workman, The Moat, Strandtown, Co. Down, and had been a member of the firm of Workman, Clark and Co., Ltd., Belfast, but on the outbreak of the war obtained a commission in the 5th R.I.R. He went to the front on May 1st, 1915.