Henry Ockenden

Bank: The National Bank

Place of work: London Bayswater branch

Died: 3 July 1917


Henry Sidney Ockenden, also known as Harry, was born in Brixton, Surrey, on 24 May 1894, the son of Harry Ockenden, a bank clerk, and his wife Ada. In February 1913, when he was 18 years old, he followed his father into banking, taking a job with The National Bank.


During the First World War Ockenden left his job at the bank's London Bayswater branch to join the army, becoming a Private in the London Regiment. He was killed in action in Flanders on 3 July 1917. He was 23 years old.


Henry Ockenden is commemorated on a bank war memorial at the Royal Bank of Scotland London Cavendish Square branch

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