George Walker

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: Maidstone branch

Died: 21 September 1917


George Lamb Walker was born in Kentish Town, London, in 1881, the son of Robert Lamb Walker and his wife Martha. In August 1906 he went to work for London & County Bank as a messenger. In 1909 London & County Bank merged with London & Westminster Bank and Walker became an employee of the enlarged London County & Westminster Bank.


In October 1916 Walker left his job at the bank's Maidstone branch to join the army, serving as a Private in the London Regiment. He was killed in action on the Western Front on 21 September 1917. He was 36 years old and left a widow, May, whom he had married in 1913.


George Walker is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest Maidstone branch


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