Herbert Markham

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Harrow Road branch

Died: 26 April 1917


Herbert Edward Markham was born on 28 February 1896. In April 1913, when he was 17 years old, he went to work for London County & Westminster Bank.


In September 1914 Markham left his job as a clerk at the bank's London Harrow Road branch to go on military service. By 1917 he was a Lieutenant in the Royal Marine Light Infantry, on active service in France. He was killed in action while leading a bombing party on 26 April 1917. He was 21 years old.


Herbert Markham is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest London Kilburn branch.

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