Alan Harvey

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Lombard Street office

Died: 15 April 1942


Alan Godfrey Harvey was born on 5 October 1912, the son of George Allan Harvey and his wife Alice Sarah. He joined the staff of Westminster Bank in February 1930. Outside work his interests included photography and music. He was an accomplished pianist and organist.


In September 1940 Harvey left his job at the bank’s London Lombard Street office to join the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, training as an observer. Sergeant Harvey was killed on a bombing raid over Germany on 15 April 1942. He was 29 years old and left a widow, Dorothy, whom he had married in 1938. 


Alan Harvey is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.

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