Deaths / Obituaries

22 August 1913

The very first two British officers to be killed in WW1 were 2nd Lt. Vincent Waterfall who had qualified as a pilot from the Royal Aero Club (RAC) in 1913 aged 20 (Brighton College 1907-09) and Lt. Vincent Gordon Bayly of St Pauls.

14 August 2014

Peter Farrar (Ch. 1938-42), a former city education official of more than 30 years who helped set up some of Oxford’s most recognised institutions has died aged 89.

02 May 2014

Old Brightonian Christopher Cardew passed away very peacefully at home on the Isle of Man on 2nd May 2014. After leaving Brighton College he joined The Lancers and spent several years in the Canal Zone of Egypt.

23 May 2014

The Old Brightonians office is very sad to announce the death of Reg Spicer, retired Head Porter at Brighton College.

16 May 2014

I have to pass on the sad news that my brother, David William Robert BOOTH, former Head of Chichester House, died today aged 63 after a long and valiant struggle against Motor Neuron Disease.

30 April 2014

The College is saddened to report the death of Rosemary Crossley-Holland. Many OBs will remember Rosemary from her Bristol House days.

25 March 2014

The OB office regrets to announce the death of John Page, MA (Oxon.), former House Master of Chichester and Hampden houses at Brighton College. He died peacefully in his sleep at home, after an evening of laughter and conversation with his beloved wife Jackie and relatives. John taught Classics at Brighton College from 1952 until his retirement in the late 1980s. 

11 April 2015

It is with great sadness that the OB office announces the death of Richard W Lewis (Brighton College Junior School/Chichester 1947-59) in Washington.

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