Harvey Daws

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: Country Clearing Department, London

Died:  10 June 1918


Harvey Daws was born on 20 October 1885, the son of Arthur Hole Daws and his wife Mary Ann. In March 1901, when he was 15 years old, Daws went to work for London & Westminster Bank as a junior at the bank's London Bloomsbury branch. In December 1903 he was appointed a teller at the branch.


In 1909 London & Westminster Bank merged with London & County Bank, and Daws became an employee of London County & Westminster Bank. In October 1910 he was appointed 4th class clerk at London Victoria Street branch. In June 1914 he transferred to the bank's head office, where he worked in the country clearing department.


In May 1916 Daws left the bank to go on military service. Private Harvey Daws of The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) was killed in action in France on 10 June 1918. He was 32 years old and left a widow, Maude Florence, whom he had married in 1910.

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