Alexander Macintosh

Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: London Bishopsgate office

Died: 27 February 1942


Alexander Macintosh was born on 31 May 1917, the son of Alexander and Mary Macintosh. In April 1934, when he was 16 years old, he went to work for the Royal Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Munlochy branch. In May 1939 he transferred to the bank's London Bishopsgate office. 


In June 1940 Macintosh left the bank to go on active service in the Royal Navy. Able Seaman Macintosh died when his ship, HMS Jupiter, was sunk during a naval engagement off Java on 27 February 1942. He was 24 years old.


Alexander Macintosh is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.

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