James Norman Robinson

Bank: Williams Deacon’s Bank

Place of work: Preston branch

Died: 22 July 1918


James Norman Robinson was born in Preston in 1896, the son of John Hebson Robinson and his wife Elizabeth. He worked for Williams Deacon's Bank, initially at its Bolton branch and later at Preston branch.


In January 1916 Robinson left the bank to go on military service. By 1918 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Lancashire Fusiliers, on active service on the Western Front. He was killed in action there on 22 July 1918. He was 22 years old.


James Robinson is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Hardman Boulevard office, Manchester

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