Bank: Parr’s Bank
Place of work: Chesterfield branch
Died: 17 February 1917
Joseph Booth Millward was born in April 1891, the son of Joseph Booth Millward and his wife Betsy. In November 1907, when he was 16 years old, he went to work for Crompton & Evans' Union Bank at its Hathersage branch. He later transferred to Chesterfield branch. Crompton & Evans' Union Bank was acquired by Parr's Bank in 1914, and Millward became an employee of the larger bank.
During the First World War Millward left the bank to join the army. By 1917 he was a Serjeant in the Royal Fusiliers, on active service in France. He was killed in action on the Somme on 17 February 1917. He was 25 years old.
Joseph Millward is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest Chesterfield branch.
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