Richard Thomas

Bank: Ulster Bank

Place of work: Omagh branch

Died: 6 February 1942


Richard Alexander Thomas was born on 4 November 1918, the son of Helena and Richard Blethyn Thomas. In March 1937 he went to work for Ulster Bank at its Gortin branch, moving to Omagh branch a year later.


In January 1941 Thomas left the bank to go on war service, joining the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. He was posted to HMS St Angelo, a naval base in Birgu, Malta. Sub-Lieutenant (A) Thomas died on active service on 6 February 1942. He was 23 years old. 


Richard Thomas is commemorated on two memorials at Ulster Bank’s Belfast head office: its roll of honour for staff who served in the Second World War and its memorial for those who fell.

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