OP authors two books in one year

Colonel Ewen Southby-Tailyour (55-59) produces two books during 2010. The military historian Ewen Southby-Tailyour has accomplished the unusual feat of authoring and compiling two books that have appeared within months of each other towards the end of 2010. The first – “Helmand Assault” – describes the hectic and bloody six month deployment in Helmand province,…

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Remembrance Sunday 2010

The Chairman is invited to the Service of Remembrance to lay a wreath on behalf of Old Pangbournians I felt very fortunate to represent the OP’s at the Service of Remembrance at the College. I laid a wreath on our behalf commemorating those who died during and since the last World War. I had not…

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Successful OP Day

Around 50 OPs of all vintages enjoyed a return to the College on OP Day, Saturday November 6th. At the 77th AGM of the OP Society held in the Yellow Room in Devitt House, about 20 OPs received a full briefing from OP Society Chairman Mark Dumas on what the Society had achieved during the…

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OP’s invited to 2011 Founder’s Day

Founders Day will be held on Saturday 2nd July 2011 Founder’s Day will be held at The College on Saturday 2nd July 2011. All OP’s and their families are very welcome. Invitations will be sent out by The College additionally to specific decade groups nearer the time. This process has been successful for many years…

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OP golfers win again!

The OP Golf Society gains revenge for last year’s defeat by College golfers. Twelve OP golfers and 12 College golfers contested their annual match at Goring & Streatley Golf Club on Tuesday October 12th. This year the encounter took the form of six fourballs and matchplay based on handicap difference. The result was a decisive victory for the OPs by…

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Worcester, Conway and Pangbourne meeting

The President of the Conway Club and Chairmen of the Old Worcester’s and Pangbournian’s meet in London. The Chairmen of the Old Conway, Worcester and Pangbournians met in London on 13th October 2010 to compare notes on how each organisation keeps in contact with their respective colleagues. Tom Mason is President of the Conway Club.…

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2011 Australasian Reunion set for Singapore

The Conway, Worcester Pangbourne (Australasian) Organising Committee will be holding another Reunion in Singapore on May 26-29, 2011. Already nearly 100  former pupils partners and guests have registered to attend the event. But more OPs are needed to balance the OCs and OWs. The Reunion will include a number of optional activities including a city…

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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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