Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank
Place of work: Thornbury branch
Died: 6 May 1917
Wilfrid Charlie Bruton was born on 28 April 1889, the son of James Bruton, a carpenter, and his wife Hannah Caroline. He was educated at Thornbury Grammar School.
Bruton worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank at its Thornbury branch. During the first year of the First World War he left to join the army, serving as a Lance Corporal in the Gloucestershire Regiment. He was killed in action in France on 6 May 1917. He was 28 years old.
Wilfrid Bruton is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.
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