Capt. John Robson WHITTLE M.C.

(b. 1893 in West Derby, Liverpool d. 1990 Okehampton, Devon)

J.R.Whittle joined Sefton in September 1913 and played in the Alien5 first and second teams before serving in WW1 with the Liverpool King's Regiment.
After the war he married Doris Guy in 1920 (a son Eric J.R. in 1927) and continued his Banking career rising to the Manager of the city branches of Martins Bank.


John Robson Whittle
Mother:  Catherine Eleanor Whittle
Father:  John Robson Whittle

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1909 to 1911    Bootle(Linacre)        Joined the Bank Here
1911 to 1918    Stanley Rd               On the Staff
1918                Aintree                     On the Staff
1933 to 1937    Claughton                Manager
1937 to 1941    Walton                    Manager
1941                South John St          Assistant Manager
1944 to 1948    Water St                  Sub-Manager
1947 to 1953    Brunswick St           Manager


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Medal card of Whittle, John Robson
Corps Regiment No Rank
Liverpool Regiment 1447 Private
Liverpool Regiment Second Lieutenant
Liverpool Regiment Lieutenant
Liverpool Regiment Captain

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The Military Cross

Captain John Robson Whittle MC


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