George McKie

Bank: District Bank

Place of work: Head Office, Manchester

Died: 28 July 1942


George Alan McKie was born on 23 June 1911, the son of William and Lilian McKie. He joined the staff of Manchester & Liverpool County Bank as a junior at its Whaley Bridge branch in November 1928. In 1933 he was promoted to clerk at Manchester 55 King Street branch. In 1935 County Bank, as it was then known, was taken over by District Bank and McKie became an employee of this bank. In 1936 he moved to District Bank's head office in Manchester, where he worked in the foreign department.


In November 1940 McKie left the bank to go on war service, joining the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Corporal McKie died of peritonitis in hospital in Palestine on 28 July 1942. He was 31 years old and left a widow, Joan, whom he had married in spring 1939.

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