William Harris

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: Aylesbury branch

Died: 19 December 1915


William Edward Harris was born in Heavitree in 1894, the son of William John Harris and his wife Eva. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank at its Aylesbury branch.


Early in the First World War Harris left the bank to go on military service. By 1915 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Durham Light Infantry. He died in Belgium of gas poisoning on 19 December 1915. He was 22 years old.


William Harris is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.

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