Mike Smith (60-65) in India

  Mike Smith (60-65) writes:   “I’ve just got back to London from 11 days in India, 19 to 30 January, where I was invited to speak to over 500 MBA students, aged 22 to 24, at the Sri Balaji Society Institute of Management in Pune on 20th January. Awesome, as one student commented on…

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Le Blanc Smith, Stuart (33-37)

  Stuart Le Blanc Smith (33-37) died on 13th January, 2016. Born on 31st December, 1919, at he time of his death one of the oldest OPs. For much of his life he farmed in Norfolk. His daughter Krista Hanratty, writes:   “My father regaled us with many tales from his Pangbourne days. Early morning…

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Coleman, Neale (81-88)

      Neale Coleman (81-88) got in touch in January, 2016 when he saw that he was listed as a ‘Lost’ OP. He wrote:   “I live in the Turks and Caicos Islands working as a lawyer for an offshore law practice. On leaving the College I studied law at university qualifying as a…

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Richard Kennan (65-70)

  Managing Director, Film Director, Gig House Films   Richard Kennan (65-70) completed a Short Service Commission in the Royal Navy, in submarines, before starting his career in Films and TV with 12 months on The Spy Who Loved Me at Pinewood Studios.   After training as a Film Editor at BBC Television, London, in…

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M.G. MacDowel (46-49)

A Michael MacDowel (46-49) died in January, 2016. An obituary published on the website of the British Racing Drivers Club stated:   “With great sadness we have to report that Michael MacDowel passed away yesterday at the age of 83 after a prolonged illness. In recent years, Michael will be known to many BRDC Members…

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Lionel Stephens at 90

    On January 24th, 2016 Lionel Stephens celebrated his 90th birthday. Many OPs and friends responded to this auspicious anniversary with cards and messages. The recipient proclaimed himself overwhelmed by this display of affection and respect. In his words:   “From OPs alone I have received in cards and emails a total of over…

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Who Are They?

  Wille Shuttleworth (66-70) was one of 12 OPs who got in touch when this image (above) was printed in the latest issue of the OP Magazine (No. 46, 2016) with a request to identify those in the photo.   The photo is most likely to be that of the 2nd X1 hockey team taken…

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Derek Ford (36-40)

D.R. Ford (36-40), a Lt Cdr MBE, DSC, RN, died in mid-December, 2015, aged 92. A full page obituary in the Guernsey Press stated in part:   “With the death of Lt. Commander Derek Ford, Guernsey has lost a man who fought with distinction during the Second World War, and who was involved in the…

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2016 OP Magazine published

  The 2016 OP Magazine will be distributed next week. If you don’t receive a copy please email op@pangbourne.com and let Caroline Kemp know and she will arrange for a copy to be sent to you.   Or you can view a copy online at http://oldpangbournian.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/The-Pangbourian-2016.pdf   The 46th edition of the OP Magazine has 48pp,…

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Jeremy Winckley (54-57)

Jeremy Winckley (54-57) lived in Spain for many years after his career in the Army. He moved back to the U.K. two years ago. A scratch golfer in his younger days, he writes:   “Sadly no golf in Spain for the last six years there for various unfortunate reasons which, combined with age and related…

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