Bank: London County & Westminster Bank
Place of work: London Lombard Street branch
Died: 27 September 1918
Harry John Mansfield was born on 22 May 1897, the son of Albert Blagdon Mansfield and his wife Annie. In June 1914, when he was 17 years old, he went to work for London County & Westminster Bank.
In May 1916 Mansfield left his job as a clerk at the bank's London Lombard Street branch to go on military service. By 1918 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Tank Corps, on active service in France. He died there on 27 September 1918. He was 21 years old.
Harry Mansfield is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.
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F McNally November 11 2018 6:46PM
My Grandfather, Tom McNally, was Harry Mansfield's mk.V tank driver. He saw him killed in the action for the Canal du Nord on Sep 27th 1918, and named his first son born after the Great War, my Father, Harry Mansfield McNally. I always commemorate Captain Mansfield at this time of year.