Bank: Ulster Bank
Place of work: Pembroke branch
Died: 21 March 1918
Robert Wallace Gilmour worked for Ulster Bank, but in June 1916 he left his job as cashier at the bank's Dublin Pembroke branch to join the army, initially as a Private in the Inns of Court Officers Training Corps. He was commissioned into the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in December 1916.
Second Lieutenant Gilmour died in France on 21 March 1918. A colleague at the bank later recalled, 'it was a privilege to know this gallant officer practically since he entered the bank's service. Genial, kindly, brave and true he possessed to an unusual degree those qualities that make for success in any vocation'.
Leave your message of remembrance
If you want to leave a message of remembrance for this fallen member of our staff please send us an email.
Please note that we review every comment before publishing it to make sure that it doesn't breach our posting guidelines so it sometimes takes a day or two for your comments to appear.