Gerald Stanway

Bank: Parr’s Bank

Place of work: Chesterfield branch

Died: 5 October 1917


Gerald Stanway was born in Moss Side, Lancashire, in 1893, the son of Samuel Hill Stanway and his wife Mary Ellen. From about 1909 he worked for Parr's Bank.


During the First World War Stanway left his job at the bank's Chesterfield branch to join the army. By 1917 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Staffordshire Regiment, on active service on the Western Front. He died there on 5 October 1917 of wounds received in action. He was 23 years old.


Gerald Stanway is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest Chesterfield branch.

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