Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank
Place of work: London North Audley Street branch
Died: 1 July 1916
James Richard Allan Robertson was born on 25 February 1889, the only son of James Matheson Robertson and his wife Louise. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank and was a member of its staff sports club.
During the First World War Robertson left his job at the bank's London North Audley Street branch to join the army, becoming a Private in the London Regiment. He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916. He was 27 years old.
James Robertson is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office, and on another held at NatWest Group Archives.
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