Ernest Syratt

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: Head Office, London

Died: 30 November 1917


Ernest Ambrose Syratt was born on 2 February 1885. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank and was a member of its staff sports club.


During the First World War Syratt left his job at the bank's London head office to join the army. By 1917 he was a Corporal in the London Regiment, on active service in Belgium. He died there on 30 November 1917 of wounds received in action. He was 32 years old and left a widow, Edile Marie, whom he had married in August 1915.


Ernest Syratt 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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