A.R. Gleadow (52-54)

Lt. Cdr. Andrew Gleadow RN (52-54)  died on 22nd October 2017 after a painful illness bravely borne – he was ten days short of his 79th birthday.  He leaves a widow Marion. His friend Peter King wrote the following obituary in Fly Navy, the journal of the Fleet Air Arm Officers’ Association:   “Andrew left…


Nick Kemp (04-10)

    Nick Kemp (04-10) has pursued a business career related to the marketing of professional sport since he left the College in 2010. After a degree in Sports Management from Coventry University where he also worked as a sales consultant for Aspire Group, he joined West Ham United FC in 2014 and remained with the…


2018 OP Magazine published

  The 48th issue of the OP Magazine, The Pangbournian, has been published. All OPs whose addresses are on the OP data base held at the College should by now have received a copy. If you have not, please contact Joanne Whitmore at Joanne.Whitmore@pangbourne.com  who will arrange to send you a copy.   The Magazine…


R.J. Fidler (44-48)

  Commander Robert James Fidler (44-48) MBE RN  died peacefully on January 20th, 2018, aged 87. A funeral service will take place at Wessex Vale Crematorium, West End, Southampton on February 7th at 12.15pm.   Cdr. Fidler sent his son Simon to the College. He writes:   “Cdr Robert (Bob) Fidler MBE [40-44] died on…


R.D. Small (Hesperus; 76-81)

The wife of Richard Small (76-81), Jennine Heymer Small, informed the OP Society from Australia in January 2018 that her husband died suddenly on December 3rd,  2017. She wrote: “Richard was a kind and gentle man who has left behind 15 year old twin girls.”




A.A. Pearse (37-40)

Commander Tony Pearse (37-40) lives in Lymington. He joined the Royal Navy in 1941 and spent his first two years onboard HMS Warspite. This ended at the Salerno Landings during the Italian campaign where the ship was very badly damaged by new German glider bombs. Further wartime years, passed mostly in convoying. After that, there…