John Roberts

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John Roberts

Bank: Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co

Place of work: Stone branch

Died: 4 April 1918

John Richard Roberts was born on 9 March 1898, the son of William Roberts and his wife Annie. In January 1915, when he was 16 years old, he went to work for Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Company.

In November 1916 Roberts left his job at the bank's Stone branch to join the army, becoming a Private in the Machine Gun Corps. He was killed in action in France on 4 April 1918. He was 20 years old.

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