Frederick Jarvis

Bank: Parr's Bank

Place of work: Leicester branch

Died: 12 September 1916


Frederick Walter Jarvis was born in Leicester in 1890, the son of William Jarvis, a grocer, and his wife Fanny. In about 1905 Jarvis went to work for Parr's Bank.


During the First World War Jarvis left his job at the bank's Leicester branch to join the army, becoming a Private in the Leicestershire Regiment. He was killed in action in France on 12 September 1916. He was 25 years old.


Frederick Jarvis is commemorated on two bank war memorials at NatWest Leicester Granby Street branch: a standard format London County Westminster & Parr's Bank memorial and a more unusual photographic tribute.

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