Derek William Dudley Pitt (46-50) died in 2007, as we were informed by his widow Patricia recently. He lived near Frome in Somerset and at one time worked for Marley Tiles.
Tom Woolley (60-65) writes: “I wish to advise that my Mother’s younger brother Captain John S Shillingford RN died 18th January aged 82. His Memorial Service, following a private cremation, was held at St Thomas’ Church, Wells, Somerset on Friday 17th January. John was a staunchly loyal OP, as was my father Jim (WJ) Woolley…Details
Alastair Macleod (35-39) died on 13th December, 2016 aged 95. His daughter Jenny McGeachy writes: “Born in 1921, my father was Captain of Hockey at the NCP before going into the Army in World War 11 in the Seaforth Highlanders. He remained in the Army for about 10 years after the war, reaching the rank…Details
George Stevenson Brown MOORE (47-50) passed away peacefully at home on 10th February 2017. Eldest son of Captain Quentin Moore, a River Clyde Pilot and Mrs Catherine Moore, George was born in Gourock on 21st August, 1933. George arrived at the Nautical College (Macquarie Division) in 1947 and excelled not only in his studies but…Details
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