Stephen Curtis

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: Hatfield branch

Died: 12 October 1944


Stephen Curtis was born on 14 April 1892, and during the Second World War worked part-time as the cleaner of Westminster Bank's Hatfield branch, as well as being caretaker of Hatfield Public Hall. He also undertook extensive civil defence duties, becoming an air raid warden and storekeeper at the local ARP stores. 


On 12 October 1944 a flying bomb hit Endymion Road, Hatfield, where Stephen Curtis lived with his wife Dorothy May. Dorothy died at the scene and Stephen died later that day in hospital. In all, eight people were killed by the bomb and another thirty seriously injured.  

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