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Wyndham Workman
Age: 25
Rank: Rifleman
Regti. No.: 226544
1914-1915 Star Medal Victory Medal British War Medal
Regiment: 1st Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment
Medals: 1914-1915 Star, Victory, British War

Wyndham Workman, coal miner, son of a Gloucestershire couple, Frederick and Blanche Workman of Penmain Crossings Cottage, Courtybella, Argoed, served with the 1st Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment, and arrived in France in October 1915. In May-June 1917, the 46th Division, with his battalion as pioneers, was fighting in front of the northern city of Lens, Artois. Rifleman W Workman (226544) died of wounds 4 June 1917, aged 25. He is buried northwest of Lens at Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery, which in mid-1917 was used by the 7th Casualty Clearing Station. He is commemorated also on the Battalion War Memorial in St Woolos Cathedral, Newport.

Additional information taken from the Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929

Wyndham's mother Blance received pay of £11 9s and 5s and a gratuity of £9.

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