Richard Cockle

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: Bristol Clifton Old Bank branch

Died: 24 January 1917


Richard Poyntz Cockle was born in 1897, the only son of Richard Poyntz Cockle, a commercial traveller, and his wife Mary Alice. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank at its Bristol Clifton Old Bank branch.


During the First World War Cockle joined the army, becoming a Driver in the Royal Field Artillery. He died on 24 January 1917. He was 19 years old.


Richard Cockle is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.

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