John Cutcliffe

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: London office

Died: 26 August 1918


John Cutcliffe was born on 10 March 1887, the son of George John Cutcliffe, a chemist, and his wife Eliza Caroline.


In November 1904, when Cutcliffe was 17 years old, he went to work for National Provincial Bank of England as apprentice at its Southsea branch. After completing his three-year apprenticeship in 1907 he became a clerk. In January 1909 he moved to London Marylebone branch, and in September 1911 to the bank's chief London office.


During the First World War Cutcliffe joined the army. By the time of his death in 1918 he was serving as a Lieutenant in the East Yorkshire Regiment, attached to the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). He died in France on 26 August 1918. He was 31 years old.


John Cutcliffe is commemorated on a bank war memorial held at NatWest Group Archives

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