Jack Parks

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Lombard Street office

Died: 2 September 1940


Jack Walter Parks was born on 29 June 1920, the son of Percy Wallace and Mabel Annie Parks. In March 1936 he went to work for Westminster Bank as a boy messenger at its London Lombard Street office. 


In August 1940 Parks left the bank to go on war service, becoming a Signalman in the Royal Corps of Signals. Just a few weeks later, on 3 September 1940, he was killed in a lorry accident in Nottingham. He was 20 years old.


Jack Parks is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest City of London office.

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