John Wilson

Bank: Parr's Bank

Place of work: Oswestry branch

Died: 16 August 1917


John Edward Goodwin Wilson was born in 1886, the son of Edward Wilson. In January 1901 he went to work for Parr's Bank.


During the First World War Wilson left his job at the bank's Oswestry branch to join the army. By 1917 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. He was killed in action in Belgium on 16 August 1917. He was 31 years old and left a widow, Alice.


John Wilson is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest Oswestry branch.


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