Ross Bacon (59-62)

              E.R. (Ross) Bacon (59-62) died on 27th December, 2016, aged 71. A news report in the Grimsby Telegraph stated in part:     “The continued success of one of Grimsby’s best known engineering firms will be the lasting monument to a widely respected local businessmen. Edwin Ross Bacon,…

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John Gregson GC (37-40)

                      John Gregson GC (37-40), who has died aged 92, won the George Cross for saving the life of a shipmate during a torpedo attack in the Mediterranean in 1942. An obituary in the Daily Telegraph stated in part:   “In August 1942 Gregson was serving…

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E.A.C. Paul (47-49)

Eric Alan Cuningham Paul (47-49) died in a care home in Romsey, Hampshire on 21st October, 2016, aged 84. His funeral was held in Romsey Abbey on November 4th. His son Justin writes: “Alan Paul was born in Uganda in 1932, where his father and mother were colonial settlers with a cotton plantation and where…

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James Ferris (99-03)

James Ferris (99-03), who lived in the USA, is reported to have died with his wife in a car crash in Seattle, in Washington State in the United States, in the autumn of 2016. He left two young children aged five and three who have returned to the UK to their grandparents. At present we…

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Mrs June Mitchell

  We have been informed by Lady Farrar-Hockley of the death of Mrs. June Mitchell who was Deputy Matron at the College in the 1970s and 1980s.   OPs who were at Pangbourne in that era  might like to pay their respects at June’s funeral on Monday  October 31 (3pm) at the Old Vicarage in…

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M.H.H. Evans (54-58)

                          M.H.H. Evans OBE, DL (54-58), known throughout his life to one and all as Jumbo, died peacefully in hospital in Manchester on 4th September, 2016 aged 76. At a Service of Thanksgiving at St. Mary’s Collegiate Church in Stafford at the end…

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R.G. Covington (40-43)

Cdr. R.G. Covington RN (40-43)  passed away on 10th August, 2016 according to his next of kin Susan Roach. A long-time resident in Devon, he was living in The Rise Care Home in Dawlish at the time.   Research into his RN record shows that Dick Covington entered the Royal Navy as a Midshipman (E)…

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Dutton-Forshaw, R.C. (41-44)

Richard Dutton-Forshaw (41-44) died on February 1st, 2015 according to his widow Phylis. Richard was a businessman in southern England and director of a number of companies involved in the motor trade, building projects and machining. He lived in Petworth, Sussex. We have no further information.

Liz Hudson

                  From the Tribute given by Gerry Pike (Second Master 1994-2014) at Liz Hudson’s funeral  on July 29th, 2016 at the Falklands Islands Memorial Chapel: “Liz was surely the only Headmaster’s Wife who was regularly sawn in half?…On a more serious note, how will we remember Liz…

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Klein, Larry (55-58)

Larry Klein (Hesperus; 55-58) died on June 10th, 2016 aged 74. He had an incurable degenerative disease. He is survived by his wife, Martha, who writes:   “After leaving the Merchant Navy Form at Pangbourne, Larry served his apprenticeship with Royal Mail Line. Having passed his Second Mate’s Certificate, he joined the Bowater Steamship Company…

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