Harold Wintour

Bank: Parr’s Bank

Place of work: London Bartholomew Lane office

Died: 1 December 1917

 

Harold Forth Hillier Wintour was born in Ironbridge in 1896, the son of the Reverend George Wintour, a clergyman in the Church of England, and his wife Elizabeth. He worked for Parr's Bank.

 

In May 1915 Wintour left his job at the bank's London Bartholomew Lane branch to join the army, initially as a Private in the Middlesex Regiment. He was promoted to Lance Corporal in April 1916; Acting Corporal in December 1916; and Serjeant in September 1917. Also in September 1917, he was awarded the Military Medal for service in the field.

 

Serjeant Wintour was killed in action in France on 1 December 1917. He was 21 years old.

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