Cyril Boxwell Williams (1917-1919)

Recently we received the following email message from Phil Williams in Australia:   “In this the centenary year I thought that it may be of interest to you that my uncle Cyril Williams (17-19) was the number two cadet when the College first opened.   My uncle was the youngest of four brothers. His three…

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Jeff Beech-Garwood (71-75)

Jeff Beech-Garwood (71-75), the OP Rep. in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, reports that Chris Dodwell (71-75), who was at Pangbourne with him, came over to the States to celebrate his 60th birthday this year. “That was a very pleasant surprise and we had a good time.”   The pair then returned together to England for…

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Steve Edwards (80-87)

Cutbacks in the Metropolitan Police in 2016-17 led to Chief Inspector Steve Edwards (80-87) leaving Chiswick Po9lice Station for anothe post in nearby Feltham. He writes:  “With our restructuring in the Spring, we had to reduce the number of posts and it was decided that the post I held, covering the Brentford and Chiswick areas,…

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C.M. Howard (56-60)

Colin Howard (56-60) joined the Army from the NCP. He describes his military service as “undistinguished…the nearest I came to action was sitting in trenches in the New Territories (Hong Kong) at the time of the Red Guards.” But it was in the Army, as commander of the first anti-tank missile platooon, that he began the…

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T.A. Bennett (41-45)

    Thomas Anthony Bennett (41-45) was born in Holbeach on 29th July 1927 and died 1st August 2017 aged 90.   His son John Bennett writes: “My father was at the Pangbourne from 1941-45 and then went into the Merchant Navy with the New Zealand Shipping Company. Whilst in Auckland, New Zealand he met…

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