Lorimer Headley

Bank: The Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Glasgow St Rollox branch

Died: 15 July 1916


Lorimer Headley was born in Sorn, Ayrshire, in 1895, the son of John and Jessie Headley. In April 1910, when he was 14 years old, he went to work for the Royal Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Glasgow St Rollox branch.


During the First World War Headley left the bank to join the army. Corporal Lorimer Headley of the Highland Light Infantry was killed in France on 15 July 1916. He was 20 years old.


Lorimer Headley is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

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Alexandra Churchill August 26 2015 11:27AM

He was actually with the 9th Highland Light Infantry (Glasgow Highlanders) He was also a Corporal, not a commissioned officer.


NatWest Group Remembers team August 27 2015 11:02AM

Hi Alexandra - many thanks for your corrections, which we have now incorporated above.