James Bullock

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Threadneedle Street office

Died: 24 May 1943


James Rodolph Bullock was born on 26 April 1910, the son of William Henry Bullock, a musician, and his wife Catherine. He joined the staff of Westminster Bank in June 1928, working in its London Threadneedle Street office.


In August 1941 Bullock left the bank to join the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was sent to South Africa for training and received his commission there. 


On 24 May 1943 Flying Officer Bullock was bomb aimer on the crew of a Halifax bomber which took off from RAF Pocklington, Yorkshire, and was shot down by a night fighter over the Netherlands. Bullock was one of four crewmen killed. He was 33 years old and left a widow, Mollie, whom he had married in 1940. 


James Bullock is commemorated on a bank war memorial held at NatWest Group Archives.

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