John Cockey

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: London Bedford Row branch

Died: 30 July 1916


John Edmund Percival Cockey was born on 12 June 1893, the son of Edmund Percival Cockey, a doctor. He was educated at The King's School, Worcester.


Cockey worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank at its London Bedford Row branch. He was a member of the bank's staff sports club.


During the First World War Cockey joined the army, and by the time of his death in 1916 was serving as a Second Lieutenant in The King's (Liverpool Regiment). He died in France on 30 July 1916. He was 23 years old.


John Cockey 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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