Gerald Tuft

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: London Oxford Street branch

Died: 27 April 1917


Gerald Hugh Tuft was born on 11 August 1892, the son of Edward Tuft and his wife Emily. From about 1909 he worked for National Provincial Bank of England as an apprentice at its London Islington branch. He was promoted to a clerkship there in October 1912, and later moved to London Oxford Street branch.


During the First World War Tuft left the bank to go on military service. By 1917 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). He was killed in action in France on 27 April 1917. He was 24 years old.


Gerald Tuft is commemorated on a bank war memorial held at NatWest Group Archives

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