Lieutenant Lionel George Worthington-Eyre

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Date published: 05/10/1917
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 14/07/1917
Age at death: 23
Cemetery: Beaurains Road Cemetery, Beaurains, Pas de Calais, France
Plot: B. 9.
Information: Lieutenant Lionel George Worthington-Eyre, Royal Field Artillery, who was killed in action on July 14th last, was the second son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Worthington-Eyre, 12 Tivoli Terrace, Kingstown, and grandson of the late Mr. Thomas Stratford Eyre, of Eyreville, Co. Galway. He was educated at Corrig School, Kingstown and High School, Dublin, and at the outbreak of war was an engineering student in Trinity College, where he was a member of the O.T.C. He obtained his commission in the R.F.A. in June, 1915, and was gazetted in the following November. He was Adjutant of the brigade for some time, was mentioned in dispatches by Sir Douglas Haig in May last, and was promoted Captain just before he fell.