Ambrose Shearman

Bank: The National Bank

Place of work: Baltinglass branch

Died: 20 April 1918

 

Ambrose Augustine Shearman was born on 20 April 1892, the son of Edward Shearman, a merchant, and his wife Johanna. In February 1910, when he was 17, went to work for The National Bank as a probationer at its Killarney branch. In December 1913 he transferred to Baltinglass branch, where he was promoted to the role of teller in June 1914.

 

During the First World War Shearman left the bank to join the army, and by 1918 he was a Captain in the London Regiment, on active service in France. He died there on his 26th birthday, 20 April 1918, of wounds received in action on the Somme.

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