William Williams

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: London Sloane Street branch

Died: 7 February 1916


William James Minister Williams was born on 21 December 1894, the son of William James Williams and his wife Gertrude Elizabeth. He was educated at Monkton Combe School near Bath. In August 1912 Williams went to work for National Provincial Bank of England as an apprentice at its London Sloane Street branch. He also joined the bank's staff sports club.


During the First World War Williams left the bank to join the army, and by 1916 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. He was killed in action in France on 7 February 1916. He was 21 years old.


William Williams is commemorated on a bank war memorial held at NatWest Group Archives

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