Francis Warwick

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Lombard Street branch

Died: 12 October 1917


Francis Hugh Warwick was born on 26 September 1888, the son of Edwin and Jane Warwick. In April 1906, when he was 17 years old, Warwick went to work for London & County Bank. In 1909 London & County Bank merged with London & Westminster Bank and Warwick became an employee of the enlarged London County & Westminster Bank.


In July 1917 Warwick left his job as a clerk at the bank's London Lombard Street branch to join the army, serving as a Private in The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Private Warwick was killed in action on 12 October 1917. He was 29 years old. His Serjeant remembered him as 'brave as a lion, utterly fearless and always a pal.'


Francis Warwick is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.

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