Obituaries

07 August 2002

The Hon. Leslie J Leathers (C. 1925-29)

The Hon. Leslie J Leathers (C. 1925-29) died on 7th August 2002 at his home in Odiham, Hampshire, shortly before his 91st birthday.

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11 September 2001

Robert Eaton (H. 1977-80)

Robert died in the World Trade Center attack in New York on the 11th September 2001.

Robert, a former St Paul's Cathedral chorister, was working near the top of the North Tower for Cantor Fitzgerald. He was married to an American, Jacqui, in a ceremony in New York.

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18 June 1998

Pat Forster (S. 1926-31)

Many years ago I had my first experience of Old Brightonian cricket. As was often the case in those days, and indeed, some things never change, the Old Brightonians were one short and I was asked to make up the numbers.

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01 February 1998

Ben Pettit

The tragic death, in February this year, of Ben Pettit is still on the minds of many of us. As a lasting memory to his name the school would like to raise a memorial to him in the form of an annual book prize.

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11 March 1915

Second Lieutenant William Hugh Coxon (Ch. 1907-11)

Military Service Second Lieutenant in the Sherwood Foresters. Date of Death: 4pm, 11th March, 1915, aged 22. Grave Reference Le Touret Memorial, Pas De Calais, France.

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16 February 1915

Reginald Thomas Barrett Pope (BC. 1891-94)

Lieutenant, Welsh Regiment. Born: July 28th, 1891. Brighton College Junior House, 1891-1894. Killed in action, France, Feb 16th, 1915, aged 23.

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01 February 1915

Albert Arundel Holmes (Sc. 1885-88)

Albert Arundel Holmes (Sc. 1885-88), Captain, Royal Sussex Regiment. Born: January 16th, 1872, died of pneumonia, May 1915 aged 43.

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10 November 1914

Ernest Lionel Lane-Anderson (Du. 1909-10)

Born: December 24th, 1893, Killed in action, France, Nov 10th, 1914.

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01 November 1914

Harley Norman Duff (Sc. 1912-23)

Born: June 9th, 1896, Killed in action, Wytschaete, Nov 1st, 1914.

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01 November 1914

Rodolph Armbruster (Sc. 1911-12)

Killed in action, France, Nov, 1914

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22 August 1913

2nd Lt. Vincent Waterfall (BC. 1907-09) - "100th year anniversary of the death of an honourable OB"

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.

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