Stan Lancaster

LANCASTER S.A. (STAN) 87 YEARS `28/05/2022

Dierdre, widow of Stan has prepared a brief article on Stan’s ANZ career and his interests which follows ….. “Stan Lancaster was born on 26/8/1934 – died 28/5/2022 He commenced his working life with the E.S. & A. Bank (January 1951 in Ballarat) which was in due course taken over by the ANZ Bank.He was admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court on 1/10/1979 after studying part time while working in the bank. This involved early morning and late-night lectures outside of 9.00-5.00 working hours whilst he was also raising a young family.When he turned 18, he had to register for National Service and served in the Navy, part of that time was on HMAS WAGGA, a mine sweeper. He always said he mainly learned how to polish brass.His final position at the ANZ Bank was as Chief Legal Officer with quite a few solicitors working within his department.He finally retired from the Bank in 1992 and enjoyed fly fishing and golf at Eastern Golf Club. Stan was a life member of The Victorian Fly Fishers’ Association. He enjoyed many adventures, travelling both overseas and within Australia, throughout his retirement Stan is survived by his wife of 62 years, Deirdre Lancaster, 2 daughters, 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.”