Kenneth Clark

Bank: National Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Johnstone branch

Died: 30 September 1917


Kenneth Herbert Clark (or, according to some sources, Clarke) was born in Glasgow on 9 January 1894, the only son of Kenneth Gourlay Clark, manager of a thread factory, and his wife Jean Bell Cameron Clark. In September 1909, when he was 15 years old, he went to work for National Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Johnstone branch. He became a clerk there in September 1912, and a teller in April 1915.


During the First World War Clark served in the army. Lieutenant Kenneth Herbert Clark of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders was killed in action in France on 30 September 1917. He was 23 years old.


Kenneth Clark is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Gogarburn campus, Edinburgh

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