George Jardine

Bank: Commercial Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Glasgow Bazaar branch

Died: 21 July 1942


George Campbell Jardine was born in Peebles in 1914, the son of Peter and Elizabeth Jardine. He worked for Commercial Bank of Scotland at its Glasgow Bazaar branch. 


During the Second World War Jardine left the bank to join the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, training as a pilot. On 21 July 1942 he was flying a Blenheim on a night navigation training flight over Yorkshire when the plane crashed, killing all on board. Sergeant Jardine was 27 years old and left a widow, Margaret Wallace, whom he had married earlier that year. 


George Jardine is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Gogarburn campus, Edinburgh

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