William Trustham

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Lombard Street branch

Died: 31 October 1917


William George Trustham was born on 15 October 1894, the son of William Thomas Trustham and his wife Janet. In November 1911, when he was 17 years old, he went to work for London County & Westminster Bank.


At the outbreak of war in 1914 Trustham volunteered for military service, but was rejected. He finally managed to rejoin the London Regiment in December 1915, having been a territorial soldier in that regiment before the war. He served in France, Salonika and Palestine.


Lance Corporal William George Trustham was killed in action at Beersheba, Palestine, on 31 October 1917. He was 23 years old.


William Trustham is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.

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