Roger Wilkinson

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: Kingston-on-Thames branch

Died: 21 April 1944


Roger Howard Wilkinson was born on 25 November 1922, the son of Cecil Howard and Margaret Gore Wilkinson. He joined the temporary wartime staff of Westminster Bank at its Kingston-on-Thames branch in 1940. 


On 28 November 1941, three days after his 19th birthday, Wilkinson left the bank to join the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, training as a navigator. Flying Officer Wilkinson was killed on 21 April 1944, as the navigator of a two-man plane on an operational flight over Germany. He was 21 years old.

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