Kenneth Cheeseman

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Golders Green branch

Died: 13 August 1944


Kenneth Leslie Cheeseman was born on 26 May 1924, the son of Walter and Hilda Cheeseman. He joined the temporary wartime staff of Westminster Bank in August 1941, and after training at the bank's machine accountancy school was posted to its London Golders Green branch. 


He later left the bank to go on war service, becoming a Sergeant in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. On 13 August 1944 he was part of the crew of a Halifax bomber which was lost on a mission over Germany from its base at RAF Breighton, East Yorkshire. He was 20 years old. 


Kenneth Cheeseman is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest London Golders Green branch.

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