Bank: National Bank of Scotland
Place of work: London office
Died: 10 September 1916
Allan Strachan Petrie was born on 25 April 1891, the son of Andrew and Annie Petrie. In May 1907 he went to work for National Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Dundee Hilltown branch. In February 1910 he moved to the bank's main Dundee branch, and in 1914 to London office.
During the First World War Petrie left the bank to go on military service, and by 1916 he was a Second Lieutenant in the London Regiment, on active service in France. He was killed in action there on 10 September 1916. He was 25 years old.
Allan Petrie is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Gogarburn campus, Edinburgh.
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Ian Mitchell Reid December 19 2014 7:14PM
Allan was my grandmothers brother and my mothers uncle. In September this year my wife and I had the privilege of visiting his grave in Guilliemont Cemetry in France to pay our respects.