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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
Designated OP area: Big Side. Designated OP Parking: Bowden Playing Fields
OP v College cricket: 13.00hrs
Beat Retreat: 16.30hrs
Exhibitions and displays will take place throughout the afternoon, across the campus.
Tea/coffee available but please bring your own picnics.
Rare achievement by OP serviceman Angus Fair, commanding officer of the Light Dragoons (a regiment formed in 1992 from the 13th/18th Royal Hussars and the 15th/19th The King’s Royal Hussars, has been awarded a Bar to the DSO “in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1st April, 2009, and 30th September,…Details
A four month journey of 25,000 kms (15,625 miles) ends successfully. The five-man PangbourneAfrica expedition which left the Parade Ground at the College on Sunday January 31st drove through the mountains to Cape Argulhas in South Africa May 28th to end its epic journey with a bottle of bubbly and handshakes all round. Funds raised…Details
Milestone reached on May 11th On May 11th, the 100th day since the PangbourneAfrica team left the College parade ground, the five-person expedition had travelled 12,204 miles (19,527 km) and visited 16 countries en route. The average distance driven each day was 122 miles (195 km) and the longest distance achieved in a day was…Details
IAN GOSLING (1940 – 1944) died on 19 June 2009, aged 82. He joined the Merchant Navy in the latter stages of the war and sailed with Court Line, coming ashore in the late 1940s to attend the King Edward Nautical School. He was, at one point, Third Officer of SS Churruca. After ten years he left…Details