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.


Bernard Thompson is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Hardman Boulevard office, Manchester

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