Percy Roberts

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: Head Office, London

Died: 15 July 1916


Percy Roberts was born on 10 August 1884, the son of Henry William Roberts. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank and was a member of its staff sports club.


In August 1914 Roberts left his job at the bank's London head office to join the army. By 1916 he was a Lance Corporal in the Royal Fusiliers, on active service in France. He was killed in action on the Somme on 15 July 1916. He was 31 years old.


Percy Roberts 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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