Bank: Williams Deacon’s Bank
Place of work: Manchester St Ann Street branch
Died: 4 May 1917
Edward William Phibbs was born in Manchester in 1882, the son of Robert Foden Phibbs and his wife Hannah. He worked as a clerk for Williams Deacon's Bank.
In March 1917 Phibbs left his job at the bank's Manchester St Ann Street branch to join the army, becoming a Private in the Army Service Corps. He drowned at sea, in the Mediterranean, on 4 May 1917. He was 35 years old.
Edward Phibbs is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Hardman Boulevard office, Manchester.
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