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Monday, 12 November 2012

McFeeter, William Andrew

Sergeant William Andrew McFeeter
was born on 29th April 1903.  In 1911 the family are living in house 9, Bridge Street, Coleraine.  This house may have been known as Waterford House.  He was of Presbyterian faith.
On 17th January 1921 McFeeter joined Northern Bank at Head Office.   Transfers followed to Londonderry (1921), Head Office (1922), Shaftesbury Square (1925), Head Office (1929), Dungannon (1939), Londonderry (1933), Magherafelt (1937) and Head Office (1939). 

Northern Banking Company Limited, Londonderry

McFeeter enlisted on 3rd March 1939 to join the 8th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery with Service Number 1474569.  He was ‘Called up on Active Service’ on 26th August 1939 when he signed on for 4 years SR (Supplementary Reserve) as a Lance Bombardier (unpaid).  A promotion to Bombardier followed in 1940 with Sergeant afterwards. 
He resumed duty with the Northern Bank at Head Office on 31st October 1945.  Transfers followed to Larne (1945), Ballymena (1948) and Royal Avenue (1956). 

Northern Banking Company, Ballymena

On 26th February 1965 he retired.

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