Cecil Turner

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: Wareham branch

Died: 12 November 1917


Cecil George Turner was born on 16 November 1892, the son of Alfred Turner, a schoolmaster, and his wife Clara. In January 1911 he went to work for National Provincial Bank of England as an apprentice at Kirkley, a sub-branch to Lowestoft. In January 1914 he was promoted to a clerkship there, and in May he transferred to the bank's London South Kensington branch. He moved to Wareham branch in July 1915.


During the First World War Turner left the bank to go on military service, becoming a Private in the London Regiment. He died of wounds in hospital in Egypt on 12 November 1917, a few days before his 25th birthday.

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