Clarence Bloomfield

Bank: Coutts & Co

Place of work: London Strand office

Died: 28 November 1943


Clarence Herbert Bloomfield was born on 1 May 1911, the son of Constance Nella and Rochfort Herbert Bloomfield. He worked for Coutts & Co, London.


In December 1940 Bloomfield left the bank to go on military service, becoming a Signalman in the Royal Navy. He was part of the crew of HMS Birmingham, a Navy light cruiser, when it was torpedoed by a U boat off the coast of Cyrenaica on 28 November 1943. Signalman Bloomfield, along with some of his crewmates, was killed. He was 32 years old.


Clarence Bloomfield is commemorated on a bank memorial at Coutts & Co, London 440 Strand.

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