Stanley Urquhart

Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Edinburgh Stockbridge branch

Died: 18 February 1944


Stanley Clarke Urquhart was born on 29 August 1912, the son of William and Emily Clarke Urquhart. In November 1928, when he was 16 years old, he went to work for the Royal Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Edinburgh Hunter Square branch. He transferred to Edinburgh Pitt Street in August 1932; Edinburgh Lothian Road in January 1933; and to Edinburgh Stockbridge in July 1936. 


In August 1939 Urquhart left the bank to go on full time military service in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Flying Officer Urquhart was killed on active service on 18 February 1944. He was 31 years old and left a widow, Anne Honeyman, whom he had married in 1939.


Stanley Urquhart is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.

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