Cecil Tyerman

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: Bishop Auckland branch

Died: 9 April 1918


Cecil Laurence Tyerman was born on 22 August 1893, the son of George Robert Tyerman and his wife Annie. In October 1909, when he was 16 years old, he went to work for National Provincial Bank of England as an apprentice at its Newcastle upon Tyne branch. He was promoted to a clerkship in October 1912, and transferred to Bishop Auckland branch in March 1914. He passed the final examination of the Institute of Bankers in 1915.


During the First World War Tyerman left the bank to join the army. By 1918 he was a Lieutenant in the Durham Light Infantry. He was killed in action on the Western Front on 9 April 1918. He was 24 years old.

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