Ronald Walker

Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Edinburgh Corstorphine branch

Died: 12 October 1942


Ronald Blair Forrest Walker was born on 10 February 1911. In June 1929, when he was 18 years old, he went to work for the Royal Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Oban branch. In March 1933 he transferred to the bank's London Bishopsgate office, and in November 1933 to Western branch, also in London. He moved back to Scotland, and to the bank's Girvan branch, in February 1938, and then to Edinburgh Corstorphine in January 1940. 


In February 1941 Walker left the bank to go on military service, becoming a Flying Officer in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was killed in air operations over France on 12 October 1942. He was 31 years old.  


Ronald Walker is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.

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