Walter Jackson

Bank: District Bank

Place of work: Leicester branch

Died: 14 October 1944


Walter Walton Jackson was born on 27 September 1913, the son of Elizabeth and Benjamin Caleb Jackson. He joined the staff of Manchester & Liverpool County Bank as a junior at its Burnley branch in April 1930. In 1935 County Bank, as it was then known, was taken over by District Bank and Jackson became an employee of that bank. He moved to New Mills branch in 1938 and to Leicester branch in 1939.


In July 1940 Jackson left the bank to go on war service, joining the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Flying Officer Jackson was killed in a flying accident in England on 14 October 1944. He was 31 years old and left a widow, Annie Rose (known as Nancy), whom he had married just a few months earlier.

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