Bank: Parr's Bank
Place of work: Leicester branch
Died: 23 April 1917
Alexander William Leslie was born in Loughborough in 1892, the son of Walter William Leslie, a saddler, and his wife Harriet. When he was around 16 years old he went to work for Parr's Bank.
During the First World War Leslie left his job at the bank's Leicester branch to join the army, and by 1917 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Leicester Regiment. He died on 23 April 1917 of wounds received in action in France. He was 24 years old.
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