Thomas Whitty

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: London Office

Died: 5 October 1916


Thomas Whitty was born in Norwich, Norfolk, in 1889, the son of Thomas Ramson Whitty, a solicitor, and his wife Charlotte Frances. He worked for National Provincial Bank of England at its branch in Southsea, and later in its London head office.


At the beginning of the First World War Whitty enlisted in the Honourable Artillery Company. He was drafted to France in September 1914, and was fighting at the front line by November. He was invalided home the following March.


In August 1915 Whitty was commissioned into the Norfolk Regiment. He returned to France in July 1916. Second Lieutenant Thomas Whitty was killed during an attack by a bombing party in France on 5 October 1916. He was 27 years old.


Thomas Whitty is commemorated on a bank war memorial held at NatWest Group Archives

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