Bank: London County & Westminster Bank
Place of work: Epsom branch
Died: 26 March 1918
Arthur Henry Edmund Gunner was born in Arundel on 1 June 1889. In April 1908, when he was 18 years old, he went to work for London & County Bank. In 1909 London & County Bank merged with London & Westminster Bank, and Gunner became an employee of the enlarged London County & Westminster Bank.
In January 1915 Gunner left his job as a clerk at the bank's Epsom branch to join the army. By 1918 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Sussex Regiment. He was killed in action on active service on 26 March 1918. He was 28 years old and left a widow, Emily May, whom he had married the previous November.
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Sophie Gunner June 6 2019 9:54AM
This is actually a member of my family. I believe he is my dad’s great uncle. His brother William Henry Gunner also died in World War 1 aged 26 and was awarded the military cross. My grandpa was named after him. I didn’t know that Arthur used to work for RBS and I didn’t know that you remembered members of staff that fought in world war 1 on your website so it has been lovely to read this about a member of my family and find out more about him.