James Latham

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James Latham

Bank: Glyn, Mills, Currie & Co

Place of work: London Lombard Street office

Died: 15 August 1916

 

James Latham was born in Blackburn, Lancashire, in 1895, the son of Percy Latham, a commercial traveller, and his wife Sarah. He worked for Glyn, Mills, Currie & Co in its head office on London's Lombard Street.

In August 1914 Latham left his job at the bank's Town Office to join the army, becoming a Rifleman in the Royal Fusiliers. He was wounded in action at Pozières, France, and died of his injuries two days later, on 15 August 1916. He was 21 years old.

 

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