Bank: Parr’s Bank
Place of work: Leicester branch
Died: 26 October 1917
Howard Victor Sansome was born in Leicester in 1898, the son of Frank Sansome and his wife Emma Elizabeth. He was educated at Wyggeston School, Leicester. When he was around 15 years old he went to work for Parr's Bank.
During the First World War Sansome left his job at the bank's Leicester branch to join the army. By 1917 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, on active service on the Western Front. He was killed in action there on 26 October 1917. He was 19 years old.
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