Ralph Stevenson

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: London St Martin's-le-Grand branch

Died: 31 August 1918


Ralph Tapley Stevenson was born on 7 April 1889, the son of William Henry Stevenson, a tent manufacturer, and his wife Emma. In April 1906, just after his 17th birthday, he went to work for National Provincial Bank of England as an apprentice at its London Fenchurch Street branch. In March 1910 he became a clerk at London Oxford Street branch, and in April 1911 he moved to London St Martin's-le-Grand branch.


During the First World Ralph Stevenson left the bank to join the army, and by 1918 he was a Second Lieutenant in the London Regiment, on active service in France. He was killed in action there on 31 August 1918. He was 29 years old.


Ralph Stevenson is commemorated on a bank war memorial held at NatWest Group Archives

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