Mark Windsor

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: London Piccadilly branch

Died: 10 March 1915

 

Mark Gillham Windsor was born in South Mimms on 21 June 1890, the son of Herbert Bolten Windsor, a stock jobber, and his wife Eleanor Wynne Windsor. Herbert died when Mark was only 9 years old, leaving Eleanor to raise him and his brother alone.

 

In August 1908 Mark Windsor went to work for National Provincial Bank of England at its London Piccadilly branch. He completed his apprenticeship three years later and was promoted to a clerkship there. He was also a member of the bank's staff sports club.

 

Early in the First World War Windsor left the bank to go on military service. Second Lieutenant Mark Gillham Windsor of the Devonshire Regiment was killed in action at Neuve Chapelle on 10 March 1915. He was 24 years old.

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