John Turnbull

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Aldersgate Street branch

Died: 13 July 1916


John Gilbert Turnbull was born in Middlesex on 27 August 1895, the son of Walter Turnbull, a draper's assistant, and his wife Louisa. In December 1913, when he was 18 years old, he went to work for London County & Westminster Bank at its London Newington branch. He later transferred to London Aldersgate Street branch.


During the First World War Turnbull left the bank to join the army. He served for a time in the Army Cyclist Corps before transferring to the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). He was killed in action in France on 13 July 1916. He was 20 years old.


John Turnbull is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest London Barbican branch.

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