Harold Phillips

Bank: The National Bank

Place of work: Liverpool branch

Died: 21 December 1942


Harold Seymour Phillips was born on 4 January 1907 in Wales, the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Phillips. In April 1926 he went to work for The National Bank as a probationer at its London Charing Cross branch. In August of the same year he was promoted and transferred to be assistant at Cardiff Dock branch. He was transferred again to Cardiff City branch in 1929 and then to the bank's foreign department in London in 1935. In November 1936 he moved to Liverpool branch.


In November 1941 Phillips left the bank to go on war service, joining the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Leading Aircraftman Phillips was killed in action on 21 December 1942. He was 35 years old and left a widow, Marjorie, whom he married in 1939, and 2 children.


Harold Phillips is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 250 Bishopsgate, London.  

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