Gwendolyn Westwood

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Aldwych branch

Died: 30 June 1944


Gwendolyn Betty Westwood was born in 1923, the daughter of Frederick Ernest Wood and his wife Olive. She joined Westminster Bank in 1939 as a temporary wartime clerk, working at the bank's London Aldwych branch. 


At 2pm on 30 June 1944 Aldwych branch was struck and wrecked by a flying bomb, killing four members of staff, including Gwendolyn Westwood. She was 20 years old.


Gwendolyn Westwood is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest London Fleet Street branch.

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