Francis Dutton

Bank: The National Bank

Place of work: London Banking Department, London

Died:  1 July 1916


Francis Joseph O'Sullivan Dutton was born in Tottenham on 2 August 1890, the son of George Dutton, a commercial traveller, and his wife Annette. In 1906, on his 16th birthday, he went to work for The National Bank.


During the First World War Dutton left his job in the bank's London banking department to join the army, serving as a Rifleman in the London Regiment. He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916. He was 25 years old.


Francis Dutton is commemorated on a bank war memorial at the Royal Bank of Scotland London Cavendish Square branch

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