Robert Meacock

RBS remembers 1914-1918



Robert Meacock

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: Berkhamsted branch

Died: 19 October 1916

 

Robert Hugh Meacock was born on 8 April 1889, the youngest son of John Meacock and his wife Fanny.

In April 1906, shortly after his 17th birthday, Meacock went to work for London & County Bank. In 1909 London & County Bank merged with London & Westminster Bank, and Meacock became an employee of the enlarged London County & Westminster Bank.

In July 1915 Meacock left his job as a clerk at the bank's Berkhamsted branch to join the army. By 1916 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Durham Light Infantry, on active service in France. He died there on 19 October 1916 of wounds received in action. He was 27 years old.

 

 

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