Remembering those who fought in the Great War.

John Workman

Son of Alexander and Jane Workman, 5 Mill Street, Greenock.

Worked for Messrs Neill, sugar refiners before the war. 

Brother of Robert Workman, killed 27th September 1915. 


Award the Distinguished Conduct Medal. For conspicuous gallantry during operations. He kept his machine gun in action for seven hours, in a position with very little cover and under heavy shell fire, while troops were consolidating their position. He was wounded while performing this duty.

Received Gun Shot Wounds to his leg and admitted to hospital. 

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John Workman