John Fotheringham

Bank: National Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Aberdour branch

Died: 30 July 1944


John Fotheringham was born on 11 November 1919, the son of Mary Helen and John Hogarth Fotheringham. He was educated at George Watson's College, Edinburgh, after which he joined the staff of National Bank of Scotland. He attained his membership of the Institute of Bankers in Scotland with Distinction in 1939, by which time he was working at the bank's Aberdour branch. Outside work, he was a keen rugby player and golfer.


During the Second World War Fotheringham left the bank to join the army. By summer 1944 he was a Captain in the Black Watch, on active service in Italy. He was killed in action there on 30 July 1944. He was 24 years old.


John Fotheringham is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Gogarburn campus, Edinburgh

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