Arthur Loutit

Bank: The Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Dundee branch

Died: 8 October 1918


Arthur Justice Loutit was born in Cupar, Fife, on 11 May 1888, the son of Joseph Ranson Loutit, a bookbinder, and his wife Agnes Husband Loutit. He worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland at its Dundee branch.


During the First World War Loutit left the bank to go on military service in an infantry battalion of The Royal Naval Division. Sub Lieutenant Loutit was killed in action in France on 8 October 1918. He was 30 years old.


Arthur Loutit is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

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Iain Stewart July 08 2023 3:27PM

Prior to his Service in the Hood Battalion of the 63rd (Royal Naval) Division he had volunteered to join the Army and served as a Lance Corporal (Service Number 13148) in the 14th Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.  He was commissioned as an Officer in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in March 1918 and after further training was sent to France, joining the Hood battalion on 19 September 1918.  He was killed in action on 9 October 1918.  (Source: Royal Naval Division Record Cards, National Archives)


He is commemorated on the War Memorial in Cupar, Fife and in the Dundee Maritime Roll of Honour in the city Chambers in Dundee.


Iain A Stewart

Lieutenant Commander

Royal Naval Reserve (Rtd)