C.R.E. Compton (33-36)

Lt. Cdr. Charles Compton (33-36) died on 23 February, 2015. He was 95. Thanks to information supplied by his son, the writer Nic Compton, details of his life are as follows. Born in Hong Kong, he spent three years at the NCP and won a Royal Life Saving Society medal in 1934. Three years later…

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Lucy Dickinson (01-06)

        “As some of you may know I’m doing a charity boxing fight on March 22 in support of Cancer Research. It is being run by Ultimate White Collar Boxing and involves 8 weeks training. The event will be held at Wokefield Park, Reading. If you would like to donate to a…

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Karin Tomson (11-13)

              Karin Tomson (11-13) is based in Singapore during 2015 where she is on an exchange year from her university (Hertfordshire) in England and also doing an internship while travelling and exploring SE Asia. Currently she is working with Felicitas Global Pte Ltd , a market development and professional…

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B.J. Jerman (57-61)

Barrington John Jerman died unexpectedly at home with his wife Lizzie at his side on February 26th, 2014, aged 69. Lizzie Jerman writes: “Leaving Pangbourne, Barrington went to The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and was commissioned into The Kings Own Scottish Borderer’s. He served in the Far East – Hong Kong, Malaya, Singapore – and…

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Message from Gerry Pike

        I had lunch with OP Quinn Stainfield-Bruce recently and he suggested that a personal invitation from me might encourage you (OPs) to attend the OP Dinner at the College on Friday 17th April, so here it is.   It would be great to see there lots of former students I have…

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P.M. Chadwick (35-39)

His son Toby Chadwick writes: “I must inform you, sadly, of the death of my father, Peter Chadwick (b.1921), who was at the Nautical College, Pangbourne 1935-39. He went into the Royal Navy from Pangbourne, serving as navigator on North Atlantic convoys during the Second World War. After the war he trained as a teacher…

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