Gordon Proctor

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Streatham Hill branch

Died: 3 October 1944


Gordon Hayter Proctor was born on 7 December 1914, the son of Frank Bloomfield Proctor and Fanny Eliza Proctor. He joined the staff of Westminster Bank in July 1935, and from August 1937 worked at the bank's London Streatham Hill branch. 


At the beginning of the Second World War he left the bank to go on active service in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He became a member of the Caterpillar Club in September 1942, when he was forced to bail out of his Spitfire over Northern Ireland. He was later posted to the Far East. Flight Lieutenant Proctor was killed on air operations over Burma on 3 October 1944. He was 29 years old.


Gordon Proctor is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest London Streatham branch.

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