Stanley Hankin White

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: London Smiths Office, Lombard Street

Died: 11 September 1917


Stanley Hankin White was born on 29 October 1892, the son of Anthony White and his wife Mary Ann. He was educated at Balham Grammar School.


In August 1910, when he was 17 years old, he went to work for Union of London & Smiths Bank at its Smiths office in Lombard Street, London. He also joined the bank's staff sports club.


During the First World War White joined the army, serving as a Private in the 26th (Bankers') Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers. White died on 11 September 1917 of wounds received in action in France. He was 24 years old.


Stanley White is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office and on two more held at NatWest Group Archives: the Beckenham Sports Ground memorial and the London Smiths Office memorial.

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