Thomas Allen

Bank: Parr’s Bank

Place of work: London Bartholomew Lane office

Died: 9 October 1917


Thomas Gresham Allen was born in 1877, the son of Thomas and Jemima Allen. From about 1895 he worked for Parr's Bank, and was also a member of the bank's staff sports club.


Allen attested for military service in December 1915. He was mobilised in May 1917, leaving his job as a clerk at the bank's London Bartholomew Lane office to serve as a Private in the Honourable Artillery Company. He was killed in action in Belgium on 9 October 1917. He was 40 years old.


Thomas Allen is commemorated on a bank war memorial held at NatWest Group Archives.

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