Hugh Archard

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: London Fenchurch Street branch

Died: 4 September 1915 


Hugh Douglas Archard was born on 26 February 1890, the son of Charles and Charlotte Archard. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank as a junior clerk at its London Fenchurch Street branch. He was also a member of the bank's staff sports club.


Early in the First World War Archard joined the army. On 4 September 1915, while serving in France as a Corporal in the Rifle Brigade, he was shot and killed by a German sniper. He was 25 years old.


Hugh Archard is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office, and on another held at NatWest Group Archives.

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Alison Cook March 5 2022 3:07PM

Hugh is also commemorated on the War Memorial at All Saints Church, Edmonton.

I’m not a relative but someone who is researching the names on the memorial at All Saints, Edmonton.