Alan Kendall

Bank: Williams Deacon's Bank

Place of work: Cheadle branch

Died: 3 October 1944


Alan James Kendall was born in Lancashire in 1910, the son of Alfred Berry Kendall, a stonemason and contractor, and his wife Emily. In 1927 he went to work for Williams Deacon's Bank. 


In April 1942 Kendall left his job at the bank's Cheadle branch, where he had been based since August 1940, to go on military service. He became a Flying Officer in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, and was killed in action on 3 October 1944. He was 34 years old and left a widow, Margaret Edith, whom he had married in 1939.


Alan Kendall is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Hardman Boulevard office, Manchester.

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