Paul Heath

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Paul Heath

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: Birmingham branch

Died: 30 March 1918

Paul Lenton Heath was born in Totnes on 10 November 1886, the son of Thomas Heath, a postmaster, and his wife Blanche. In March 1903, when Heath was 16 years old, he went to work for National Provincial Bank of England as an apprentice at its Dulverton branch. After completing his apprenticeship he was promoted to a clerkship there, and in 1907 he passed the final examination of the Institute of Bankers. In March 1910 he moved to Birmingham branch. By the end of 1916 he was already away on military service, but his manager at the bank reported to head office that, upon his return, he would be ready for promotion to a branch cashiership.

During the First World War Heath served as a Private in the Grenadier Guards. He died in France on 30 March 1918. He was 31 years old.

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