Bank: Parr’s Bank
Place of work: Bootle Branch
Died: 25 September 1915
Duncan William Goldsworth was born in Brentford in 1894, the eldest son of David Goldsworth, a bank worker, and his wife Catherine. He was educated at St Paul's School, London. In January 1912 he went to work for Parr's Bank, where his father was a branch manager, as an apprentice at its Bootle branch.
On the outbreak of war in 1914 Goldsworth was commissioned into the South Lancashire Regiment. He was posted to France in January 1915. He was slightly wounded in May 1915, and in July that year promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. He was killed in action on 25 September 1915 at Hooge, near Ypres. He was 21 years old.
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NatWest Group Remembers team, 29 July 2020 09:27AM
We are grateful to Graham Seel, St Paul's School, for the information about Duncan Goldsworth's education and his death in action.