Wilfred Cove

RBS remembers 1914-1918



Wilfred Cove

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: London Regent Street branch

Died: 7 March 1917

Wilfred John Cove was born on 11 June 1882. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank at its London Regent Street branch.

During the First World War Cove joined the army, serving as a Gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery. He died in Belgium on 7 March 1917. He was 34 years old. He left a widow, Ethel Louisa, whom he had married in 1908, and a daughter, Marjorie Frederica, who became a beneficiary of the Bank Clerks' Orphanage.

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