The Bankers Battalion - 26th Royal Fusiliers - Employees of United Counties Bank

The Bankers Battalion - 26th Royal Fusiliers - Employees of United Counties Bank

Remembering the lives of those who worked for the United Counties Bank and also served in the 26th Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers, known as the "Bankers Battalion". (United Counties Bank, which had most of its business in the Midlands and Yorkshire, was acquired by Barclay & Co Ltd (later known as Barclays Bank Ltd) in 1916.) Formed in July 1915, the Bankers Battalion took part in the battles at Flers-Courcelette and Transloy (Somme) in 1916, and in the battles of Messines, Pilckem Ridge and Menin Road in 1917. Further information about the people in this community may also be available in the Barclays Group Archives. See https://www.archive.barclays.com/ for further information, including their contact details.

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  • Profile picture for Charles William Henry Evans

    Born 1893

    Died 1917

    British Army B/23270 Private Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 22nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Frank Spencer Riches

    Born 1895

    Died 1916

    British Army B/23354 Private Royal Fusiliers

    British Army G/40130 Private Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) 12th Battalion

  • Profile picture for John Francis

    Died 1917

    British Army G/23165 Private Royal Fusiliers 10th Battalion

    British Army B/23165 Private Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 10th Battalion.

  • Profile picture for Percy William Dale

    Died 1916

    British Army B/20091 Corporal Royal Fusiliers

    British Army 20091 Private Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 26th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Arthur Jordan

    Born 1896

    Died 1916

    British Army B/23135 Private Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 13th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Charles Stuart Webster

    Died 1916

    British Army B/20326 Private Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 26th Battalion