Charles Plank

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: Worthing branch

Died: 20 September 1917


Charles Edgar Plank was born on 6 April 1889, the son of William Charles Plank and his wife Eliza Ann. In July 1906, when he was 17 years old, he went to work for London & County Bank. In 1909 London & County Bank merged with London & Westminster Bank, and Plank became an employee of the enlarged London County & Westminster Bank.


In February 1916 Plank left his job as a clerk at the bank's Worthing branch to join the army. By 1917 he was a Serjeant in the Royal Sussex Regiment, on active service in France. He was killed by a shell there on 20 September 1917. He was 28 years old.

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Ania Plank November 11 2017 13:53PM

“You will grow not old, as we that are left grow old:

Age shall not weary you, nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning

We will remember you."

Ania, Chris and Richard.