Barrie Barkworth

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Lombard Street office

Died: 11 September 1943


Barrie Barkworth was born on 1 October 1921, the son of Laurence Charles and Winifred Annie Barkworth. He joined the staff of Westminster Bank at its London Lombard Street office in July 1939. He also became a member of the bank's staff sports club. 


In February 1941 Barkworth left the bank to join the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He trained as a pilot, and by the end of 1942 held the rank of Flying Officer. He was working as a flying instructor when he was killed in a night flying accident, the result of a mid-air collision with another plane, on 11 September 1943. He was 21 years old. 


Barrie Barkworth is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.

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