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Name: DYSON, Richard 'Dicky Ducky'

Death Date: Battle of Britain, pilot in RAF

First Date: 1936

Last Date: 1939

Profession: Master at Pembroke House

Book Reference: Pembroke

War Service: RAF

General Information:

Pembroke - 'The first war casualty was a former Master - Richard Dyson, known to the boys as 'Dicky Ducky'. As soon as he had arrived at Pembroke House he had been taught to fly by Genessie Long (mother of Pembroke pupil Robin Long). He left Pembroke in early 1939 and went back to Britain. Upon the outbreak of war he volunteered for the RAF, became a fighter pilot and was killed in the Battle of Britain.' Pembroke has A.W. Dyson Esq. as Starter at Pembroke House Sports in 1938
Pembroke - ex-pupil J.C Templer wrote - "… He taught Latin and went fishing every weekend in his yellow canvas-hooded de Soto. …."
[He is not in the list of pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain on the internet. Cannot find his death.]

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