Bernard Thompson

Bank: Williams Deacon’s Bank

Place of work: Chorley branch

Died: 24 December 1917

 

Bernard Thompson was born in Chorley, Lancashire, in 1887, the son of John Thompson, a schoolmaster, and his wife Margaret. He worked for Williams Deacon's Bank.

 

In July 1915 Thompson left his job at the bank's Chorley branch to join the army. By 1917 he was a Corporal in The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). He was killed in action on the Western Front on 24 December 1917. He was 30 years old.

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