Herbert Crouch

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Herne Hill branch

Died: 5 November 1917


Herbert John Crouch was born on 23 August 1878, the son of Charles Crouch. In February 1897, when he was 18 years old, Crouch went to work for London & County Bank. In 1909 London & County Bank merged with London & Westminster Bank, and Crouch became an employee of the enlarged London County & Westminster Bank.


In August 1916 Crouch left his job as a clerk at the bank's London Herne Hill branch to go on military service. Private Crouch of The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) was killed in action in Belgium on 5 November 1917. He was 39 years old.


Herbert Crouch is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest London Streatham branch.

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