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A full turnout at the February Council Meeting allowed the OBS President to take this group photo.
Back row L-R: Tom Harrison, Paul Briscoe, David Rule, Pippa McKeown, Jim McGrath.
Seated: William... [more...]
Dr. Michael Moreton has advised from Hua Hin, Thailand, that in November 2015 he completed an appointment at a new maternity hospital in Kampot, Cambodia. This is the fourth such unit that he has... [more...]
Extract from Government Press Release today.
The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced that
Vice Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB is to be promoted Admiral and appointed First Sea Lord and Chief... [more...]
Back in 1951 there was a class called 5 Shell which must have exploded because only the shattered remnants, five members and wives attended a lunch reunion at Alford in Cheshire last... [more...]
Alan Hanson and his wife Angela emigrated to Melbourne, Australia, in early October 2015.
The Hanson family are now in close proximity again as their sons, also OBs, Mark [1982 - 89] and Tim [ 1978... [more...]
New Headmaster Appointed
Monday 19 Oct 2015
The Governors are pleased to announce that Mr Paul Vicars will join the School as Headmaster in September 2016.
Mr Vicars went to Epsom College before... [more...]
A Final Word.....
May I thank you for having given me a 2 - year opportunity to share in the
business of our Society, and particularly thank your Council who
generously encouraged me to... [more...]
35 Old Birkonians attended the AGM, along with a couple of wives. They included members from Canada and the USA as well as some visiting us from the southern counties.
Brian Boumphrey was elected... [more...]
David Ewing (54-68) was re-elected on the RFU Council at their AGM in June.
Congratulations to Andreas Whittam Smith, CBE, who became a Knight Bachelor in The Queen's 2015 Birthday Honours List. The honour was for public service particularly to the Church of England. Andreas... [more...]