Val Were (38-41)

    Val Were (Hesperus 1938-41) is only one of two born and bred New Zealand OPs and is probably the second oldest still up and running at 93 after Keith Evans (33-37).  Val was hoping to be at the Centenary Gala Dinner at the RNZYS on 25th February, but decided a couple of weeks…

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Philip Bellamy (48-53)

Philip Bellamy (48-53) lives in Switzerland. In retirement he spends much of his “free” time making radio-controlled boats and now has a fleet of some 30 or more boats, most of which are models from the Coastal Forces. Through model boat building he got to know another OP resident of Switzerland – Chris Gilson-Taylor (57-61).…

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James Mackenzie (87-92)

                    The new OP Rep in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, James Mackenzie (87-92), reports:   “Ian Busby suggested I share with you news on some recent success that I had at work in 2016. Each year the top sales individuals from across the country at Rogers are…

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Margaret Points

We are sorry to announce the passing of Margaret Points, wife of former Headmaster Peter Points, on Monday 23 January in Hampshire. During his 19 years at Pangbourne, Margaret was a constant source of support to Peter and a familiar figure around the College to many OPs. Messages of condolence can be sent to the…

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P.L. Byrne (58-63)

Les Byrne (58-63) is one of 12 members of the all-conquering 1962 1st XV who will meet together for the first time in more than 50 years at the centenary OP Dinner at the College on Friday April 21st. He writes: “After Pangbourne I went into the Oil Industry selling equipment used for extraction and production…

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