News of Possible Interest to Old Etonians
John Davis died on 24 July 2012. A Service of Thanksgiving took place in College Chapel on Saturday 26 January 2013 at 12 noon. John taught Mathematics at Eton from 1959-1997.
David Guilford died on 2 May 2011. There was a Memorial Service on Friday 7 October 2011 in College Chapel. David taught Classics at Eton from 1959 until his retirement in 1995 and was House Master of Baldwin's Bec from 1973 until 1988.
Peter Pilkington, former Master in College, died on 14 February 2011. A Memorial Service took place on Thursday 16 June 2011 at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.
Peter Reynolds (PJR) died on 8 July 2010. There was a Memorial Service in College Chapel on 24 July 2010.
George Brown (GIB) died on 24 May 2010. George joined Eton in September 1946, retired in 1983 and was a House Master from 1956-71. There was a Memorial Service in College Chapel on 8 October 2010.
Oliver Thomas (Drawing Master 1949-72) died on 1st February 2010.
Chris Woodland (English Department 1977-99) died on 23rd February 2010.
Mark Goodman (RPCF 1978–83, son of CNG, late Corporal in the Corps and member of the pipe band and later captain, The Blues and Royals) is writing a History of the Corps. Having already collected much valuable information, he would like to hear from anyone who has any personal reminiscences about their time in the Corps, has any interesting or ‘historical’ information, particularly that which is not usually accessible, or has any items of interest (photos, accoutrements etc) relating to the Corps. The areas to be covered include the Corps’ origins, parades/inspections, its role in the school, wartime, Etonians at war, the OE VC and GCs, Eton’s war memorials, the development of the uniform, the bands, the colours, Corps personalities, training (field days, shooting, camps etc) and Eton’s on-going links with the military. Anyone with anything of potential interest can contact him at PO Box 71582, Bryanston 2021, Gauteng, South Africa, e-mail: email@example.com – he would be delighted to hear from them.
Old Etonians with interesting items of news are invited to submit them to the OEA Clerk for possible publication.