Dugald Morton

Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Oban branch

Died: 26 August 1943


Dugald MacColl Morton was born on 11 March 1920, the son of William James Morton and his wife Christine. In April 1937, when he was 17 years old, he went to work for the Royal Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Oban branch. 


In November 1940 Morton left the bank to go on military service, becoming a gunner and wireless operator in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Sergeant Morton died of blackwater fever in Africa on 26 August 1943. He was 23 years old.


Dugald Morton is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.

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