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,…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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)…Details
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.
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…Details