William Annand

Bank: National Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Head Office, Edinburgh

Died: 14 May 1945


William Gold Annand was born on 7 November 1904, the son of Maggie and William Annand. He joined the staff of National Bank of Scotland in January 1921 as an apprentice at its Edinburgh Canonmills branch. In 1922 he moved to the bank's head office on St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, working in the secretary's department. In 1931 he transferred to Glasgow Trongate branch. He later returned to head office in Edinburgh. 


During the Second World War Annand left the bank to go on war service and by 1945 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Army Pay Corps. He died of an illness contracted whilst on service on 14 May 1945. He was 40 years old and left a widow, Dorothy, whom he had married in 1936, and two children.


William Annand is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Gogarburn campus, Edinburgh

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