John Dymock

Bank: Commercial Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Lockerbie branch

Died: 13 June 1943


John Meikle Dymock was born in West Calder in about 1910, the son of Alexander Dymock and his wife. He worked for Commercial Bank of Scotland. 


During the Second World War Dymock left his job at the bank's Lockerbie branch to go on military service, becoming a Pilot Officer in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. On 13 June 1943 he was one of the two-man crew of a De Havilland Mosquito which took off from RAF Church Fenton, Yorkshire, and was shot down over the Bay of Biscay. Both men were killed. Pilot Officer Dymock was about 33 years old and left a widow, Isobel, whom he had married in 1939. 


John Dymock is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Gogarburn campus, Edinburgh

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