Nicholas Scorer

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: Guisborough branch

Died: 29 March 1918


Nicholas Scorer was born on 14 January 1898, the son of William Scorer, an auctioneer's manager, and his wife Margaret. He was educated at Rutherford College, Newcastle upon Tyne. In June 1914, when he was 16, Scorer began working for National Provincial Bank of England as an apprentice at its Guisborough branch.


In January 1916, on his 18th birthday, he left his job at the bank to join the army, serving in the Life Guards and later transferring to the Household Battalion. He died in France on 29 March 1918 of wounds received in action five days earlier. He was then serving as a Second Lieutenant in the Yorkshire Regiment. He was 20 years old.

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