James Hill

Bank: National Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Stirling branch

Died: 5 May 1941


James Stringer Hill was born on 6 September 1913 and began his apprenticeship with National Bank of Scotland at its Stirling branch in January 1930. Outside work he was involved in the Boys' Brigade and was interested in athletics.


During the Second World War Hill left the bank to go on military service, becoming a Bombardier in the Royal Artillery. He was killed on service in Northern Ireland on 5 May 1941. He was 28 years old and left a widow, Agnes, whom he had married in 1939. 


James Hill is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Gogarburn campus, Edinburgh

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