Francis Brinkman

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Brompton Square branch

Died: 24 January 1942

 

Francis John Brinkman was born on 5 August 1921, the son of William John and Florence May Isabel Brinkman. He joined the staff of Westminster Bank at its London Brompton Square branch in October 1938. A bank colleague later remembered ‘his unfailing cheerfulness and unobtrusive keenness’.

 

In June 1940 Brinkman left the bank to go on war service, becoming a Private in the East Surrey Regiment. He died suddenly in bed on 24 January 1942. He was 20 years old.

 

Francis Brinkiman is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest London Knightsbridge branch.

 

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