Robin Barr

Bank: Commercial Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Cambuslang branch

Died: 20 May 1917


Robin Adam Barr was born in Cambuslang in about 1895, the son of John Barr and his wife Christian. In January 1913 he started work for Commercial Bank of Scotland, and in October of that year was appointed to its Cambuslang branch.


During the First World War Barr joined the army, serving as a Lance Corporal in the Highland Light Infantry. He was killed in action on the Western Front on 20 May 1917. He was 22 years old.


Robin Barr is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.

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