Bank: Manchester & County Bank
Place of work: Oldham branch
Died: 23 July 1916
Charles Frederick Backhouse was born in Oldham on 2 June 1883, the son of John James Backhouse, a county court clerk, and his wife Emma. In July 1899, when Backhouse was 16 years old, he went to work for Manchester & County Bank.
In September 1914 Backhouse left his job at the bank's Oldham branch to join the army, serving as a Private in the Manchester Regiment. He was killed in action on the Somme on 23 July 1916. He was 33 years old.