Bank: Westminster Bank
Place of work: London Aldwych branch
Died: 30 June 1944
Emma Charlotte Wilkins was born in 1888, the daughter of Frank and Harriet Wilkins. She joined the staff of London County Westminster & Parr's Bank (later known as Westminster Bank) in 1918, after having worked as a book-keeper for a butcher. She worked for the bank for the next 26 years.
At 2pm on 30 June 1944 London Aldwych branch, where she worked, was struck and wrecked by a flying bomb, killing four members of staff, including Emma Wilkins. She was 55 years old.
Emma Wilkins is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest London Fleet Street branch.
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