James Mothersill

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Lombard Street branch

Died: 7 June 1917


James Neville Mothersill was born on 6 March 1882, the son of James Mothersill, a commercial traveller, and his wife Emily, a schoolmistress. In January 1902, when he was 19 years old, Mothersill went to work for London & County Bank. In 1909 London & County Bank merged with London & Westminster Bank, and Mothersill became an employee of the enlarged London County & Westminster Bank.


In November 1914 Mothersill left his job as a clerk at the bank's London Lombard Street branch to join the army. By 1917 he was a Second Lieutenant in The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). He was killed in action on the Western Front on 7 June 1917. He was 35 years old and left a widow, Marjorie.


James Mothersill is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.

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