Ronald Kayser

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: Head Office, London

Died: 12 May 1944


Ronald Peter Nicolas Kayser was born on 21 November 1921, the son of Pierre Paul Kayser and his wife Rosina Ellen. He joined the temporary wartime staff of Westminster Bank in November 1939, working at its London Lothbury office. 


He later left the bank to go on war service, becoming a Flying Officer in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. On 12 May 1944 he was the Navigator on the crew of a Lancaster bomber which took off from RAF Skellingthorpe on a mission to bomb a military camp in Belgium. Their plane was intercepted and shot down by a night fighter over Belgium. Flying Officer Kayser, along with most of the rest of the crew, was killed. He was 22 years old. 

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