Bank: Coutts & Co
Place of work: London Strand office
Died: 21 November 1917
Howard Vincent Lancaster was born in 1893, the son of Frederick William Lancaster and his wife Edith Eliza. In July 1914 he went to work for Coutts & Co as a ledger poster.
In May 1915 Lancaster left the bank to join the army, becoming a Lance Corporal in the Honourable Artillery Company. He was later commissioned into the Leicestershire Regiment. Second Lieutenant Howard Vincent Lancaster was severely wounded at the First Battle of Cambrai and died on 21 November 1917 without regaining consciousness. He was 24 years old
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.