Edgar Hall

Bank: Williams Deacon's Bank

Place of work: Sheffield branch

Died: 27 February 1943


Edgar Denys Hall was born in 1918, the son of Bernard Hall, an army officer, and his wife Maude. He was educated at King Edward VII School, Sheffield, between 1930 and 1935, after which he went to work for Williams Deacon's Bank at its Sheffield branch. 


Outside work Hall was a territorial soldier, gazetted Second Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery in May 1939. At the outbreak of the Second World War he left the bank to go on full time military service, and by February 1943 he was a Captain in the Royal Artillery, serving in India. He died there on 27 February 1943. He was 24 years old.


Edgar Hall is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Hardman Boulevard office, Manchester.

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