Smith family memorial

War memorial details

Bank: non-bank memorial

War: First and Second World War

Original location: National Provincial Bank's London Princes Street office

Current location: NatWest City of London office, Princes Street, London


This is not a memorial to bank staff, but was installed in National Provincial Bank's London Princes Street office, formerly the head office of Smiths Bank. It commemorates members of the Smith family - descendants of Smiths Bank's founder - who died in two world wars.



In memory of those members of a banking family who gave their lives in two world wars



Alistair Smith-Cumming -  Lieutenant Seaforth Highlanders

Albert Edward Charles Robert Viscount Wendover -  2nd Lieutenant Royal Horse Guards

Algernon Lindsay Eric Smith MC - Lieutenant First Life Guards

Bernard Ridley Winthrop Smith - Captain Scots Guards

Charles Jervoise Dudley Smith - 2nd Lieutenant Grenadier Guards

Geoffrey Leveson Ion Smith - Lieutenant Coldstream Guards

Granville Keith-Falconer Smith - Lieutenant Coldstream Guards

Granville Rowland Francis Smith GVO CB - Colonel Coldstream Guards

Herbert Asseton Bromley - Lieutenant British Columbia Regiment

Herbert Carington Smith DSO - Lieutenant Colonel Hampshire Regiment

Isham Percy Smith DSO - Major Royal Artillery

Julian Martin Smith - 2nd Lieutenant 9th Lancers

Wilfred Robert Abel Smith CMG - Lieutenant Colonel Grenadier Guards


1939 – 1945

Algernon Robert Augustus Smith Dorrien Smith - Captain 15/19th Hussars

Edward Carington Smith - Flying Officer Australian Air Force

Francis Arthur Smith Dorrien Smith - Major Rifle Brigade

Geoffrey Richard Smith Dorrien Smith DSO - Captain The Buffs, Parachute Regiment

Gerald Horace Grenfell Smith Dorrien DSO - Brigadier 60th Rifles

Graham Arthur Cecil Carington DFM - Flight Lieutenant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Horace Algernon Smith Dorrien Smith - Lieutenant Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry Parachute Regiment

Humphrey Hugh Smith DSO - Vice Admiral Royal Navy

Lional Roger Smith Dorrien Smith OBE - Brigadier Sherwood Foresters

Robert Eustace Abel Smith - Captain Grenadier Guards


Descendants of Thomas Smith of Nottingham, Founder of Smiths Bank 1688