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RBS remembers 1914-1918

RBS remembers

1,582 members of our staff were killed in the First World War. Each one of them is commemorated on this site.

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The first day of the Battle of the Somme was the bloodiest in the history of the British army.

Queenie was one of the few women already working in a bank before the war.

Zeppelin raids occurred at night, when the banks were empty of people.

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Banking in wartime

In all their long history, Britain’s banks had never experienced circumstances like those of the First World War.

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Our people

Whether they went away to fight or stayed behind to keep the banks running, life was transformed for all our staff.

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Aftermath and legacy

In all sorts of ways, the First World War shaped the world we still live in today. 

 

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Our fallen

1,582 members of our staff lost their lives during the First World War. 

 

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Part of a global commemoration led in the UK by the Imperial War Museums

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