William Strickland

Bank: Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co

Place of work: Lancaster branch

Died: 17 October 1918


William Strickland was born on 5 August 1900, the son of John William Strickland and his wife Elizabeth. In November 1915, when he was 15 years old, he went to work for Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co.


In August 1918, shortly after his 18th birthday, Strickland left his job at the bank's Lancaster branch to join the army, becoming a Private in the Manchester Regiment. He died of pneumonia two months later, on 17 October 1918.

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