James Talman

Bank: The Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Dunfermline branch

Died: 9 April 1917


James McGill Talman was born in Dalmellington, Ayrshire, in 1883, the son of John and Anne Talman. He worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland at its Dunfermline branch.


In September 1914 Talman left the bank to join the army. By 1917 he was a Lance Serjeant in the Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). He died in France on 9 April 1917. He was 34 years old.


James Talman is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Leave your message of remembrance

If you want to leave a message of remembrance for this fallen member of our staff please send us an email.

Please note that we review every comment before publishing it to make sure that it doesn't breach our posting guidelines so it sometimes takes a day or two for your comments to appear.