Edgar Duerden

RBS remembers 1914-1918



Edgar Duerden

Bank: Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co

Place of work: Darwen branch

Died: 17 August 1917

 

Edgar Duerden was born on 22 November 1891, the son of Richard John Duerden and his wife Caroline. In March 1908, when he was 16 years old, he went to work for Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co as a junior. Four years later he was promoted to a clerkship.

At the beginning of September 1914 Duerden left his job at the bank's Darwen branch to join the army. By 1917 he was a Lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery. He was killed in action in France on 17 August 1917. He was 25 years old.

 

 

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