601 (County of London) Squadron

Squadron Historical Database

Dickie, William Gordon


William Gordon Dickie, of Dundee joined the RAFVR about January 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his flying training, was commissioned and arrived at 6 OTU on 27th May 1940.

He went to 601 Squadron at Middle Wallop on 8th June. On 7th July Dickie shared in the destruction of a Do17.

He was reported ‘Missing’ on 11th August in Hurricane L2057 following an action over the Channel off Portland.

Dickie was 24. His name is on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 8.

Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner
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