Arthur King

RBS remembers 1914-1918



Arthur King

Bank: Parr’s Bank

Place of work: London Fleet Street branch

Died: 21 March 1918

Arthur George King was born on 6 September 1890. In June 1907 he went to work for Parr's Bank.

In September 1914 King left his job at the bank's London Fleet Street branch to join the army, becoming a Private in the East Surrey Regiment. He was killed in action on the Somme on 21 March 1918. He was 27 years old and left a widow, Jessie Elizabeth, whom he had married in 1914, and an 18-month-old son, Donald.

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