Eric John Dyke Lesotho

Biography of Eric John Dyke

Eric John Dyke graduated MB ChB from the University in 1905.

He was born at Morija, in modern day Lesotho, son of missionary, Reverend Robert Henry Dyke. Dyke was one of four brothers to attend the University.

Upon graduation he served as honorary physician in the Western Infirmary. In 1910 he took over as medical officer of Butha Buthe from his brother, Hamilton. Dyke enlisted with the Royal Medical Corps and served in France during the First World War. After the War, Dyke returned to Butha Buthe and served as District Surgeon of Basutoland until his retirement in 1960.


Other Online Resources

Printed Materials

  • The British Medical Directory, 1947, Part 1

Archival Materials

  • R3/1/1 (vol 2) Register of dates of birth of graduates Vols.I-III 1881-1915


Eric John Dyke
Born 11 September 1883.
Died 20 March 1971.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1905; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: surgeons
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1905, of prominent missionary family of Lesotho
Record last updated: 7th Feb 2014

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Lesotho Lesotho, Morija
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