Michael J. Beale (53-56)

Leading OP figure in the City of London and the OP Society dies.   Mike Beale died peacefully at home on August 30, 2010, aged 71. He was Vice President of the OP Society, a past President (1988-93) and a Trustee of the Society for 15 years between 1978-93. An evocative  memorial service was held on…

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OP representatives attend Service of Commemoration

Three OPs attend Service at Pangbourne College plaque at National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas, near Lichfield. Three OPs – Cdr. Keith Evans (33-37), his son Nicholas Evans (73-76) and Robin Arnott (47-50) – attended a brief Service conducted by the Chaplain of the Fleet (the Venerable John Green) by the Pangbourne College plaque on a plinth…

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Success for OP Under-21 XV

OP Under-21 XV scores a resounding success in Cronk Cunis tournament at Richmond RFC. Turning up with a strong squad of 20 players, the OP Under-21 rugby team put up a fine performance over five games at the recent tournament for Under-21 old boys teams. In the first round of the main competition the team…

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Two OP Reunions organised in Australia

OP Reunions set for Melbourne & Sydney in September and October. Two OP Reunions have been scheduled for the next two months in Australia. The first will take place as part of the regular Conway-Worcester-Pangbourne gatherings in Melbourne on Wednesday September 15 at The Royal Oak Hotel, Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy. It kicks off at…

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Excellent OPGS outing June 22, 2010

Another outstanding OPGS meeting at Hankley Common GC OP Chairman Mark Dumas wins the prizes at Hankley Common GC On the 2nd June 30 OP’s enjoyed an fantastic day at Hankley Common Golf Club. This was the second year in succession that the Golf Society had played at Hankley and we were once again treated superbly! The…

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Ben Brundell (53-56)

BEN BRUNDELL (53-56) Charles Stuart (54-57) writes: “In February I spent a pleasant evening in Chile in perfect conditions at the home of Ben and Moira Brundell where I went for a BBQ. They are both well and Ben is still playing golf off a single figure handicap (although he does play every day!). Shortly…

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OP Reunion in Sydney

OP Reunion in Sydney set for October 22 Nick Lampe and Alex Hunter write: “Following on from the OP BBQ in March, it was agreed that an informal get-together would be held at the “Lord Nelson” pub in Argyle Place, The Rocks, Sydney on the evening of Friday 22nd October from 1800 hrs. English-style ales…

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