Arthur Thompson

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: Doncaster Union Bank branch

Died: 1 July 1916


Arthur Henry Thompson was born in Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, in 1894, the son of Samuel Thompson and his wife Fanny Elizabeth. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank.


During the First World War Thompson left his job at the bank's Doncaster Union Bank branch to join the army, becoming a Private in the York and Lancaster Regiment. He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916. He was 22 years old.


Arthur Thompson is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.

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