James Harding

Bank: The National Bank

Place of work: Ennistymon branch

Died: 30 October 1917


James Golding Harding was born on 21 March 1896, the second son of Charles Harding, a bank manager, and his wife Eleanor. In June 1913, when he was 17 years old, he went to work for The National Bank at its Ennistymon branch in County Clare, Ireland, where his father was manager.


In September 1915 Harding left the bank to join the army. By 1917 he was a Captain in the Royal Field Artillery. He was killed in action on the Western Front on 30 October 1917. He was 21 years old.


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

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.