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Remembrance Day: 2015

The Remembrance Day Service took place on Sunday 8th November in the Memorial Hall. It was time for reflection and an opportunity remember the sacrifice made by pupils and teachers alike.
31 Jan 2016
School News
John's Medals
John's Medals
The readings came from Head of School, Jack Helicon and Head of Boarding, Sunny Hung. Prayers were said in German, French, Cantonese, Spanish and Russian by current pupils Stella Luckey, Joseph Herbinet, Michelle Tong, Eneko Cornejo Merodio and Ksenia Levandovskaya
 
Andrew Broggio (82-87F) read the roll of Honour on behalf of the OWBA and Chris Allin (01-S) reflected on 100 years since the Gallipoli Campaign.
 
John Squire
Whilst John Squire (33-36C) was sadly unable to join us at this year’s service, he joined us at the school to observe a two minute silence in the Quad on 11th November. Like many of his comrades he wore his medals with pride and humility.

Deep thanks goes to Dave Flynn SSI and a fellow serving soldier who took away the medals and with the help of some of his contacts at RMB Chivenor replaced the ribbons and returned them to their original condition.
 

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