Walter Russell

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Chiswick branch

Died: 26 August 1918

 

Walter Oswald Russell was born on 8 December 1890, the son of Elizabeth McGaw Russell. In September 1908, 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 Russell became an employee of the enlarged London County & Westminster Bank.

 

During the First World War Russell left his job at the bank's London Chiswick branch to join the army. By 1918 he was a Captain in the North Staffordshire Regiment, on active service in the Middle East. He died in Iran on 26 August 1918. He was 27 years old.

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