OP v College, T20 Cricket Match

Now in its fourth year, the OP T20 cricket match versus the college has established itself as one of the highlights of Founder’s Day – and this year’s match didn’t disappoint. With the sun beating down on the Big Side pitch, the OP XI, which included six players who toured Barbados in 2000, won the…

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OP XV to take to rugby field

Team is entered into annual Old Boys’ tournament at Richmond August 30th. A rugby XV made up of OPs under the age of 21 will take to the field at Richmond RFC on Monday August 30th (Bank Holiday) in the annual Old Boys tournament run by the Richmond club. Jack Muggeridge, who is organising the OP…

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M.R.L. HAYES (34-39)

Dick Hayes died in July, 2010, aged 88. He was a loyal OP throughout his life and attended the Reunion in 2009 at the Royal Yacht Squadron of which he was a member. Ian Shuttleworth represented the OP Society at the memorial service at Trinity Church, Cowes, Isle of Wight on July 15.    …

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Founders’ Day 2010

Guest Speaker: Lt Col Angus Fair DSO* (OP 1983-88) This was the 93rd Founders Day at the College. The sun shone and the day seemed to go without a hitch.   This year guests included those who left Pangbourne in the 1980’s and 1990’s. This is a rolling programme introduced by Headmaster Thomas Garnier four…

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PangAf expedition funds for the College

Three OPs raise £775 for Pangbourne College Driving in two Land Cruisers from the College parade ground to Cape Arghulas at the tip of southern Africa in four months, three OPs – Geoff Popple, David Keith-Welsh and Nicholas Vaudrey (all of whom left the NCP in 1962) – together with two companions have raised £775 for the…

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Eric Paul Inglesby (29-32)

Lt. Cdr the Reverend Paul Inglesby (Father Paul) died on May 26th, 2010, aged 94. Born Eric Vredenburg in 1915 during a Zeppelin raid over London to a Dutch entrepreneur father and an Afrikaner mother, Eric Paul Inglesby was educated at the NCP with a view to joining the Royal Navy. Failing to get into…

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Successful OP Golf Society outing

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 course was in great condition, with fast greens and…

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OPs with Army background hold a Reunion

First ever reunion of OPs who are serving or had served in the Army held in London June 21st. Since World War 11 about 140 OPs are thought to have served in the British Army. In an attempt to build on this heritage and to inspire the younger generation, more than 20 of these OPs…

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‘Naval Review’ article about Cdr. A.B. Goord (25-27)

Indian Navy highlights role played in its development by Old Pangbournian. An article in the May, 2010, issue of ‘Naval Review’ by Lt. Cdr Yogesh Athawale of the Indian Navy demonstrates how Brian Goord “in his short but distinguished RIN (Royal Indian Navy) career” contributed substantially to the genesis and growth of anti-submarine warfare in…

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Evensong Thanksgiving for Trevor Turner

An Evensong in Thanksgiving for the life of Trevor Turner OP (39-43) took place on Tuesday 22 June 2010 in The Chapel at Sutton’s Hospital in Charterhouse, Trevor’s home for the last 18 years.  Each of the Brothers at Charterhouse has a Governor; Trevor felt privileged to have one of the three Royal Governors, His…

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