Keith Mann (45-49) & David Kent (39-43)

Keith Mann (45-49) and David Kent (39-43), two OPs living in Christchurch, New Zealand, have been in touch to confirm that they survived the recent earthquakes in the city. “My family are all safe and sound after our rather violent wobbles” writes Keith. “There has been some damage to our individual properties which in due…

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OP Dinner in HQS Wellington April 20

A reminder to apply for tickets soon! The 58th OP Dinner is to be held on Wednesday April 20th at 1900 hours for 1930 in HQS Wellington in London. The vessel is moored on the Embankment at Temple Stairs. A three course dinner with wine is included in the price (65 pounds – cheques should…

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OPs represented at College Careers Fair

David Nicholson (64-68) takes part in successful event. David Nicholson (64-68), the HR Manager of Petroleum Geo-Services, was one of 47 representatives of companies, universities and other organisations exhibiting their wares at the annual Careers Fair held at the College March 11. Among those also in attendance were the Thames Valley Police, the Royal Navy, the…

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John Webster (46-50) – Coast & Country

Latest one-man exhibition opens at Tryon Gallery in London A new exhibition of paintings by the noted sea and landscape artist John Webster (46-50) has opened at the Tryon Gallery, 7 Bury Street, St. James’s, London SW1Y 6AL. It closes on March 25th. Paintings in the exhibition include scenes from the Isles of Scilly, Iona,…

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A.V.G. WALKER (33-37)

Tony Walker died on October 18th, 2010, aged 81, acording to his nephew Charles Barton (54-58). Tony’s daughter, Wendy Jolly, writes: “My Father was always one to avoid attention. He was born on June 19, 1919, in Weybridge, the youngest of eight children. He left Pangbourne in the summer of 1937. What he did between…

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Richard Everard

Having retired from Balfour Beatty after thirty two years, I have more time to enjoy long distance walking. A habit formed after, inter alia, Geography A level trips in the 60s with Mr Evans(SME)in both the Lake District and Edale. This summer I walked the GR5 from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean, a little under…

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OP Magazine – Issue 41 published

The 41st issue of the OP magazine mailed out to OPs. The 2010 issue of the OP magazine will be reaching all OPs wherever they live over the coming days and weeks. It follows a similar format to Issue 40 – A4 size, full colour, 32pp, more than 50 photographs. Major features this year include an account…

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Details of Dennis Scott-Masson memorial service

A memorial service for Captain Dennis Scott-Masson (44-46) will be held in the Falklands Islands Memorial Chapel at 3.00pm on Friday 6th May, 2011. Dennis Scott-Masson served with P&O for most of his working life. During the 1982 Falklands War in 1982 he commanded the cruise liner “Canberra” which acted as a troop ship during the…

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