Frederick Corley

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: Head Office, London

Died: 18 September 1916


Frederick Charles Corley was born in 1897, the son of Thomas Fulton Corley, a civil servant, and his wife Katherine Elizabeth. Two of Corley's elder brothers were bank clerks, and when the time came for Corley himself to begin a career he, too, went into banking, working for Union of London & Smiths Bank at its London head office. He also became a member of the bank's staff sports club.


In August 1914 Corley joined the army, serving as a Rifleman in the London Regiment. He died in France on 18 September 1916. He was 19 years old.


Frederick Corley 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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