Bank: Parr’s Bank
Place of work: Bristol branch
Died: 29 April 1917
Benjamin Pain Turner was born in Taunton, Somerset on 6 May 1879, the son of Richard D Turner. In March 1896 he went to work for Parr's Bank.
During the First World War Turner left his job at the bank's Bristol branch to join the army, becoming a Private in the 26th (Bankers') Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers. He was killed in action in France on 29 April 1917. He was 37 years old and left a widow, Hannah Ada, and 3-year-old daughter, Berenice Mary.
Benjamin Turner is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest Bristol City Office.
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