B.J. Jerman (57-61)

Barrington John Jerman died unexpectedly at home with his wife Lizzie at his side on February 26th, 2014, aged 69. Lizzie Jerman writes: “Leaving Pangbourne, Barrington went to The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and was commissioned into The Kings Own Scottish Borderer’s. He served in the Far East – Hong Kong, Malaya, Singapore – and…

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P.M. Chadwick (35-39)

His son Toby Chadwick writes: “I must inform you, sadly, of the death of my father, Peter Chadwick (b.1921), who was at the Nautical College, Pangbourne 1935-39. He went into the Royal Navy from Pangbourne, serving as navigator on North Atlantic convoys during the Second World War. After the war he trained as a teacher…

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Michael Beak (56-60)

Mike Beak (56-60) died suddenly at home on 31st January, 2015, aged 72 years. He had taken his dog out for a walk that evening and failed to return. A search found him collapsed in the drive outside his house.   After the NCP Mike joined British India Steam Navigation Company and rose to the…

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Ron Colebrook (49-52)

Ron Colebrook (49-52) died on 21st Setpember 2013 according to his wife Marie. His death resulted from asbestos-related mesotheloma probably contacted from some sea time contact. His lifelong friend John Vereker (49-53) writes: “After an illness of six months, Ron Colebrook died at home in Wellington, NZ surrounded by his family and cat on September…

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Temi Braithwaite (08-14)

Braithwaite, Temi (08-14) led St George last year and was a larger-than-life figure within her year group. On Founders’ Day 2014 she won the Marcus Graham Art prize. She went to Swansea University in September to read for a Media & Communication degree. Very sadly, she was discovered dead in her room at university on…

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Capt. Michael Langran (43-47)

Mike Langran (43-47) died in Dublin on September 30th, 2014 suddenly, but peacefully, after a long illness. He was 84. “Born in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), his parents were British citizens on a medical secondment there,” writes his friend and colleague Ben Pluck. “Mike proudly maintained his British citizenship ever after. His early education was…

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Robin Arnott (47-50)

Robin Arnott (47-50) died on 24 November, 2013, from heart failure as originally reported by Ian Lindsay (45-49). Ian writes: “I had not heard from Robin for some time so I emailed him care of his son in October to find out how he was doing – in 2012 he had had both feet amputated…

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Tim Seeman (47-51)

Timothy John Seeman (47-51) died on 8th September, 2014, aged 80, after a long illness. Tim was brought up in Esher and joined the Nautical College, Pangbourne, in 1947. On leaving  in 1951 he became indentured to the Brocklebank Steamship Company before his first trip to sea as an apprentice in 1951 on the ship…

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Ches Greenwood (61-66)

Ches Greenwood (61-66) died in Cape Town on 12th June after a six month battle with a brain tumour, reports Mike Burgess. A small wake was held, most appropriately, over lunch in a fine pub in Sydney by a few of his oldest friends in Australia including OP’s Kevin O’Donovan, Chris Simond and Mike Burgess.…

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