Peter Burrows

Bank: District Bank

Place of work: Head Office, Manchester

Died: 3 April 1941


Peter Ian Burrows was born on 21 January 1919, the son of Wesley Augustin Burrows, the principal of the Berlitz School of Languages, Manchester, and his wife Anne. Peter was educated at De La Salle College, Jersey and Thornton Heath School and Whitgift Middle School, Croydon. He spoke French and German. He joined the staff of District Bank as a junior at its head office in Manchester in September 1939.


During the Second World War Burrows left the bank to go on military service, joining the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. On 3 April 1941 Sergeant Pilot Burrows was killed when the Blenheim bomber in which he was flying crashed near Dorchester. He was 22 years old. 

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