Leslie Bittles

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: London Prescott's office, Cornhill

Died: 23 September 1917


Leslie Victor Bittles was born on 20 February 1891, the son of Frederick William Bittles and his wife Beatrice. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank at its London Prescott's office, Cornhill, and was a member of the bank's staff sports club.


Bittles joined the army during the first year of the First World War, serving as a Lance Corporal in the London Regiment. He died in Belgium on 23 September 1917. He was 26 years old.


Leslie Bittles 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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Tammy Shadbolt, May 09 2020 7:50PM

Thank you for this tribute and how wonderful to find it. Leslie was my great-grandfather’s brother. Remembered not forgotten. Tammy