Richard Jones

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: Brecon branch

Died: 20 November 1917


Richard Alun Jones was born on 12 February 1897, the son of a Congregational Church minister. He was educated at Caterham School. In August 1913, when he was 16 years old, he went to work for National Provincial Bank of England as apprentice at its Brecon branch.


In January 1916 Jones left the bank to joined the army, serving initially in the Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. He was later commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Tank Corps. He was killed in France on 20 November 1917, at the age of 20.


Richard Jones is commemorated on a bank war memorial held at NatWest Group Archives.

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