Grave marker for Edward C. Worman and spouse in Riverside Memorial
Park, Jacksonville (Duval county), Florida.
Edward transferred as a Pfc from the Rational Guard
to the Army at Crookston, MN on 10 February 1941.
25 February 1943 Edward was commissioned as a second lieutenant and was
stationed with the 3rd Regiment at Fort Meade, MD. On 7 September
1944 Edward was married to Sarah Smith in Fairfax, VA.
The newlyweds had little time together as Edward was shipped to the ETO.
On 27 October 1944 Lt, Worman was transferred from the 82nd AB Division,
Leicester England, to Service Company, 508th PIR. He was
transferred to Company A on 28 November 1944 with he
principal duty of an Assistant Platoon Leader..
went into combat with the regiment on 18 December 1944 as the Battle of
The Bulge erupted. On 2 February 1945 he was evacuated to a field
hospital classed as a non-battle casualty ad was able to rejoin the
company on 18 February.
2nd Lt Worman was transferred
to HQ 82d Airborne Division on 28 May 1945 and was discharged on
23 November 1945.
His first marriage ended at some
point and he married Mary Mary E Guerry in Duval county, FL on 1 October
1959. It is she whose name is on the grave marker with him.