Richard Dutton-Forshaw (41-44) died on February 1st, 2015 according to his widow Phylis. Richard was a businessman in southern England and director of a number of companies involved in the motor trade, building projects and machining. He lived in Petworth, Sussex. We have no further information.
In 1936 Philip took charge of cricket at the NCP. In 1991 he was interviewed for a feature in the OP Magazine on cricket at the College. In his words: “We were lucky that first year. We had a very good captain and opening bat, John Groom (33-37), an excellent wicket-keeper in Ian Stoop…Details
Mark Dumas (64-68), who organises the Over-60s lunch, has written to some OPs as follows: “Dear OP, I thought you would like to know that the annual Turf Club lunch for Over-60s OPs in London is about to close its books. You have very kindly supported the event in the past and I hope you…Details
In August, 2016 an author (Steven Hill) writing a history of Somerset County Cricket Club contacted the OP Society to find out more information about Philip Davey who taught French at the College 1936-74 (with a gap for WW11 service in the Fleet Air Arm/Royal Navy) and played some cricket for Somerset in the…Details
Paul Clinch (76-81) lives in Fleet, Hampshire and runs the Paul Clinch Consultancy, a learning and development service. Previously he was an Associate Director at Savills (L&P) Ltd from 2005-12. After Pangbourne he studied at Newbury College 1983-85 where he gained a Diploma in Business Studies. Since then he…Details
Who from Illawarra remembers ‘Bunnet’ our Assistant House Master, David Ray?….He left Pangbourne in 1979 to teach at Rugby School until 2009. Crossing paths with another Illawarra ‘house mate’ Pat Derham who was Headmaster there 2001-2014. David is now retired and living in Weston-Super-Mare. He was awarded an MBE in 2010 for his commitment and…Details
This is a second reminder to those OPs who served in the Merchant or Royal Navy: The President of the OP Society, Richard Shuttleworth (57-62) will represent the Society at a ceremony to re-dedicate the memorial to the Five Merchant Navy Training Establishments HMS Conway, HMS Worcester, the Nautical College Pangbourne, TS General Botha…Details
Larry Klein (Hesperus; 55-58) died on June 10th, 2016 aged 74. He had an incurable degenerative disease. He is survived by his wife, Martha, who writes: “After leaving the Merchant Navy Form at Pangbourne, Larry served his apprenticeship with Royal Mail Line. Having passed his Second Mate’s Certificate, he joined the Bowater Steamship Company…Details