Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank
Place of work: Barnsley branch
Died: 10 October 1916
Ronald John Saville was born in Worsborough, near Barnsley, in 1896, the son of Edward Saville, a sanitary inspector, and his wife Helen Muriel. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank.
During the First World War Saville left his job at the bank's Barnsley branch to join the army, becoming a Private in the 26th (Bankers') Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers. He died on the Somme on 10 October 1916. He was 20 years old.
Ronald Saville is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.
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Linda Hutton February 17 2015 2:54PM
Thank you for helping the Barnsley War Memorials Project to find our Barnsley Fallen on your site. Ronald was remembered in Barnsley on two war memorials, Holgate Grammar School Old Boys and St John's Barebones (now lost). Here is a link to his LFWW entry: https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/3914061#timeline