Old Wykehamist Obituaries

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The latest Trusty Servant contains some brief Obits, which can be found here.

We note the loss of the following Old Wykehamists:

 

July

Benjamin Allen Groves (K, 1944-49)
Died on 12 July 2017, age 86.

Alastair Murray Thorburn (A, 1933-38)
Died on 9 July 2017, age 96.

Neil Macfadyen (E, 1940-45)
Died on 6 July 2017, age 90.

Nicholas Rogerson (K, 1956-61)
Died on 6 July 2017, age 74.

Charles Christopher Higgins Burne (E, 1944-47)
Died on 4 July 2017, age 87.

Patrick Herbert Stephen Wettern (H, 1937-42)
Died on 2 July 2017, age 93.

June

John Fane Vernon (H, 1937-42)
Died on 17 June 2017, age 93.

Douglas Alexander Nigel Capel Miers (B, 1946-51)
Died on 15 June 2017, age 84.

Douglas Geoffrey Rowell (I, 1956-61)
Died on 11 June 2017, age 74.

May 

Ian Geoffrey Bentley (A, 1966-72)
Died on 29 May 2017, age 63. 

George Neville Clive Wigram (H, 1928-34)
Died on 23 May 2017, age 101. 

Henry John Goulding (F, 1980-85)
Died on 19 May 2017, age 49.

Harry Michael Ullman (K, 1993-98)
Died on 16 May 2017, age 36.

Adam Lothian Turnbull (H, 1936 - 41)
Died on 11 May 2017, age 94.

April

Thomas Hugh Winfield Swan (H, 1939 - 44)
Died on 27 April 2017, age 90.

Francis Christopher McDowell (C, 1947-52)
Died on 27 April 2017, age 83.

Graham Starforth Hill (Coll, 1940-45)
Died on 11 April 2017, age 89.
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Kenneth David Gibson (K, 1939-43)
Died on 6 April 2017, age 90.

March

Rupert Howard Cornwell (E, 1959-64)
Died on 31 March 2017, age 71.

Jonathan Henry Silley (D, 1950-55)
Died on 30 March 2017, age 79.

Keith Pelham Walker (I, 1941-45)
Died on 27 March 2017, age 89.

David Stafford Crossman (Coll, 1956-61)
Died on 15 March 2017, age 74.

Bernard Grant Campbell (B, 1943-48)
Died on 11 March 2017, age 86.

Henry Anthony Lillingston (K, 1939-43)
Died on 8 March 2017, age 91.

James Paley Sabben-Clare (Coll, 1954-60), Former Headmaster
Died on 8 March 2017, age 75.
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Nicholas Adam Ridley (K, 1951-55)
Died on 6 March 2017, age 79.

Richard Traherne Moggridge (K, 1956-61)
Died on 3 March 2017, age 73.

February

Richard Noel Robert Cross (F, 1949-54)
Died on 25 February 2017, age 80.

Brian Peter Harvey Orange (A, 1960-64)
Died on 23 February 2017, age 71.

Jeremy Alexander Best (F, 1948-53)
Died on 22 February 2017, age 81.

Henry Arthur Gunning Brooke (I, 1936-41)
Died on 4 February 2017, age 93.
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Richard Tracy Charles Whatmore (K, 1948-53)
Died on 3 February 2017, age 82.

George Eramus Darwin (I, 1940-45)
Died on 3 February 2017, age 89.

January 2017

Ralph Anthony Charles Kauntze (B, 1956-61)
Died on 29 January 2017, age 73.

Diarmid Adam Cross (F, 1945-50)
Died on 17 January 2017, age 84.

John Bettoney Cameron (Coll, 1945-50)
Died on 15 January 2017, age 83.

Christopher John Addison (G, 1945-49)
Died on 7 January 2017, age 85.

Jeremy Kenyon Tod Ritchie (A, 1956-61)
Died on 9 January 2017, age 74. 

December 

Hugh Stephen Kenneth Peppiatt (E, 1944-48)
Died on 31 December 2016, age 86.
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John Cameron Deas (Coll, 1945-50)
Died on 30 December 2016, age 79.

Richard Arthur Moss (Coll, 1948-53)
Died on 26 December 2016, age 81.

Henry Christopher Quin Brownrigg (E, 1956-51)
Died on 22 December 2016, age 85.

Richard William Lister (I, 1944-49)
Died on 22 December 2016, age 85.
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John Bulkeley Herbert Francis (F, 1952-47)
Died on 15 December 2016, age 87.

Brian Lodge (A, 1947-52)
Died on 15 December 2016, age 83.

Colin Richard Kirwan Peal (A, 1937-42)
Died on 12 December 2016, age 92.
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John George Corson (H, 1940 -44)
Died on 11 December 2016, age 90.

James Waldo Christopher Reid (C, 1947-51)
Died on 4 December 2016, age 83.

Guy Lumley Lyster (D, 1938-42)
Died on 3 December 2016, age 88.

November 

Christopher John Coote (G, 1942-46)
Died on 29 November 2016, age 88.

John Roger Frank Adams (A, 1947-52)
Died on 25 November 2016, age 82.

Christopher David Wyndham Savage (H, 1940-45)
Died on 21 November 2016, age 89.

Charles Stuart Alexander (F, 1940-44)
Died on 18 November, age 90.

Nigel Warrack (H, 1951-56)
Died on 17 November 2016, age 79.

Aubrey Fiennes Trotman-Dickenson (D, 1939-44)
Died on 11 November 2016, age 90.

October

John Patrick Latta (H, 1952-57)
Died on 24 October 2016, age 77.

Colin George Champion Rae (B, 1934-39)
Died on 11 October 2016, age 95.

Richard Harrison-Topham (K, 1946-50)
Died on 6 October 2016, age 83.

Stephen de Mowbray (A, 1938-43)
Died on 4 October 2016, age 91.
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Peter Luttman-Johnson (C, 1933-38)
Died on 1 October 2016, age 96. 
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September

Terence Eyre Coote (K, 1947-51)
Died on 6 September 2016, age 83.

Peter Gordon Davey (A, 1948-53)
Died on 5 September 2016, age 81.

August

Rupert James David Mozley (F, 1972-76)
Died on 31 August 2016, age 57.

Andrew Frank Burnett Crawshaw (C, 1947-53)
Died on 27 August 2016, age 82.

David Clifford Royle (Coll, 1958-63)
Died on 24 August 2016, age 71.

Samuel Gerald Wynn Kenrick (F, 1965-70)
Died on 13 August 2016, age 63.

Anthony Shayle Owen Houchen (H, 1951-55)
Died on 11 August 2016, age 79.

July 

Nigel Paul Greenway (A, 1958-61)
Died on 27 July 2016, age 72.

Gilbert Alexander Barratt (I, 1944-45)
Died on 21 July 2016, age 86.

Alexander James Younger (F, 1946-51)
Died on 21 July 2016, age 83.

Ian Henry Gaunt Graham-Orlebar (A, 1939-44)
Died on 18 July 2016, age 90.

John Martin McCurrich (A, 1946-52)
Died on 18 July 2016, age 83.

Francis Patrick Vere Barker (G, 1943-47)
Died on 14 July 2016, age 87. 

Anthony Owen Langlois Hodgson (I, 1948-53)
Died on 11 July 2016, age 81.

Charles Maurice Churchill Dewar (F, 1949-54)
Died on 10 July 2016, age 80.

John Stuart Landless (C, 1943-46)
Died on 4 July 2016, age 86.

June

Archibald George Charles Forde Campbell Murdoch
(C, 1924-29)
Died on 30 June 2016, age 105.

David Victor Fortune (I, 1960-64)
Died on 27 June 2016, age 69.

Keith Spence (Coll, 1943-48)
Died on 19 June 2016, age 85.

David Richard Fraser Roseveare (Coll, 1945-50)
Died on 13 June 2016, age 83.

Brian David Threlfall (Coll, 1942-47)
Died on 3 June 2016, age 87.

May 

Simon Alford (F, 1967-72)
Died on 24 May 2016, age 62.

April

Montague James Lindsay Stow (D, 1934-39)
Died on 30 April 2016, age 95.

James Irvine Watson (F, 1931-37)
Died on 27 April 2016, age 97.

Gerald Courage Johnson (G, 1940-44)
Died on 24 April 2016, age 89.

Richard Francis Hanbury Park (B, 1946-51)
Died on 8 April 2016, age 83.

Anthony Charles Thomas (H, 1941-44)
Died on 7 April 2016, age 87.

Malcolm William Duperier Maclagan (F, 1958-63)
Died on 5 April 2016, age 70.  

March

George Henry Hayhurst-France (I, 1943-47)
Died on 29 March 2016, age 86.

Michael Godfrey Wenman Wykeham (A, 1953 - 57)
Died on 20 March 2016, age 76.

Robin Godfrey Booth (C, 1956-60)
Died on 18 March 2016, age 73.

Alastair Charles Franklin Thomson (C, 1945-50)
Died on 15 March 2016, age 84.

Nicholas Tatton-Brown (E, 1952-56)
Died on 7 March 2016, age 78.

John Denza (Coll, 1943-48)
Died on 4 March 2016, age 85.

Adrian Neil Little (C, 1955-60)
Died on on 2 March 2016, age 74.

Adam Philip Shand Crick (E, 1971-75) 
Died on 2 March 2016, age 58.
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Patrick Willoughby Ward-Perkins (B, 1966-70)
Died on 1 March 2016, age 63.

February

Ben Burford King (Coll, 1930 - 35)
Died 27 February 2016, age 99. 

Michael Longuet-Higgins (Coll, 1939-43)
Died 25 February 2016, age 90.

Patrick John Raleigh Scott (K, 1958 - 63)
Died 22 February 2016, age 71.

George Romaine Hervey (Coll, 1937 - 42)
Died on 20 February 2016, age 91.

Geoffrey Richard Venning (Coll, 1934 - 39)
Died on 10 February 2016, age 94.

Thomas Jeremy Threfall (K, 1948 - 53)
Died on 9 February 2016, age 81.

Peter Murray Agnew Ansdell (B, 1943 - 47)
Died on 5 February 2016, age 86.

Moray Charles Livingstone Macpherson (G, 1973 - 77)
Died on 5 February 2016, age 56.

Sir Jeremy Morse (K, 1942 - 46)
Died on 4 February 2016, age 87. 
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Ronald Graham Borneman (E, 1949 - 54)
Died on 3 February 2016, age 79.

Guy Peter Lawrence (I, 1952-57)
Died on 2 February 2016, age76.

 January

David Lyon Fellowes (H, 1945 - 49)
Died on 27 January 2016 age 84.

Peter Russell Gordon-Smith (K, 1951 - 56)
Died on 17 January 2016, age 77.

John Martin Southern (C, 1943 - 48)
Died on 12 January 2016, age 85.

 December

Christopher Nugent Lawrence Brooke (Coll, 1940 - 45)
Died on 27 December 2015, age 88.
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Richard Nesbit Evans (B, 1957 - 62)
Died on 22 December 2015, age 71.

James Hairstens McGowan (C, 1995 - 00)
Died on 15 December 2015, age 34.

 November

Michael David Scott (A, 1947 - 52)
Died on 30 November 2015, age 82.

Anthony Edward Seager (G, 1951 - 56)
Died on 27 November 2015, age 78

Christopher Richard Miles (G, 1942 - 46)
Died on 16 November 2015, age 87.

Kenneth Robert Comyn Pridham (Coll, 1936 - 40)
Died on 15 November 2015, age 93.

Charles Raymond Connell (A, 1945 - 50)
Died on 15 November 2015, age 83.

Richard Morgan Oliver Stanley (E, 1944 - 49)
Died on 13 November 2015, age 84.

Richard Denis de Vitre Gaisford (H, 1954 - 58)
Died on 8 November 2015, age 74.

Ruan Peregrine James Galloway McWilliam (K, 1945 - 49)
Died on 1 November 2015, age 83.

 October

John Mortimer Rollett (Coll, 1944 - 49)
Died on 31 October 2015, age 84.

Ralph Edward Hicks (Coll, 1992 - 97)
Died on 29 October 2015, age 36.

Winfrid Guy Comyn Platt (E, 1946-51)
Died on 14 October 2015, age 82.

Lord Howe of Aberavon (E, 1940 - 45)
Died on 9 October, age 88.
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 September

Robert Nicholas Philipson-Stow (F, 1950 - 55)
Died on 28 September, age 78.

George Graham Ernle Money (G, 1943 - 48)
Died on 16 September, age 85.

James Anthony Vaughan Dobbs (D, 1951 - 56)
Died on 4 September, age 77.

Michael James Ryall (I, 1939 - 44)
Died on 2 September, age 89.

 August

Nicholas Arthur Hugh Wright (G, 1953 - 58)
Died on 31 August, age 76.

J Frank Lafone Blamey (I, 1944-49)
Died on 30 August, age 84.

Henry Gerard Mather Leighton (K, 1946 - 50)
Died on 26 August, age 83.

Christopher Roy Pinsent (D, 1936 - 40)
Died on 19 August, age 93.

The Earl of Devon (H, 1955 - 60)
Died on 18 August, age 73.

Philip Arthur Whitcombe (B, 1936 - 41)
Died on 11 August, age 92.

Robert William Fellowes (F, 1958-63)
Died on 6 August 2015, age 70.

George Robert Acworth Conquest (D, 1931-35)
Died on 3 August, age 98.

 July

Rupert Henry George McCathy (I, 1948-53)
Died on 25 July, age 80.

Hubert Charles Houssemayne du Boulay (C, 1933-38)
Died on 17 July, age 95.

Edward Laurence Ashton (A, 1935-40)
Died on 21 July, age 93.

Nigel William Lillingston (K, 1938-42)
Died on 2 July, age 91.

 June

David John Buckley Rutherford (D, 1944-48)
Died on 26 June, age 84.

David Kingston (Coll, 1943-48)
Died on 23 June, age 85.

Arthur Edward Robin Manners (G, 1951-56)
Died on 23 June, age 77.

Francis Paul Bowyer Nichols (C, 1946-51)
Died on 21 June 2015, age 83.

David Eldon Scott (H, 1952-57)
Died on 16 June, age 75.

 May

John Summer Townsend Gibson (Coll, 1929-34)
Died on 3 May, age 99.

Michael Cope Lloyd (B, 1943-47)
Died on 2 May, age 85.

 April

 

Andrew Neil Paterson (E, 1945-50)
Died on 18 April, age 82.

Christopher Ronald Sinclair (E, 1949-51)
Died on 16 April, age 79.

Ronald Patrick Thorburn (A, 1939-43)
Died on 11 April, age 89.

Henry Kenyon Padfield (D, 1937-41)
Died on 8 April, age 91.

Francis David Waddington Clark (Coll, 1959-64) 
Died on 5 April, age 69.

Christopher Hanby Baillie Reynolds (Coll, 1935-40)
Died on 3 April, age 92.

 March

Charles John Rice Nicholl (D, 1955-57)
Died on 20 March, age 72.

John Alastair Fergusson (E, 1940-45)
Died on 8 March, age 87.

Mark Ferguson (G, 1949-54)
Died 2 March, age 78.
  

 February

Ian Claude Montgomerie Beckwith (K, 1938-43)
Died on 28 February, age 90.

George William Richardson (I, 1951-56)
Died on 18 February, age 
76.

Robert Lucian Wade-Gery (Coll, 1942-47)
Died on 16 February, age 85
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Peter Wilson Ward-Jackson (G, 1929-33)
Died 15 February, age 99.

Robert Swinton Gibson (G, 1940-44)
Died on 11 February, age 88. Read Obituary.

Nicholas John Seymour Munro MacKintosh (Coll, 1948-53)
Died on 8 February, age 79.

John Andrew Charles Maitland (G, 1968-72)
Died on 7 February, age 60.

John Francis Holman (F, 1938-42)
Died on 3 February, age 90.
 

 January 2015

Anthony Castleman Jennens (E, 1958-62)
Died on 27 January, age 70.

Peter Dennis Bruxner-Randall (I, 1941-45)
Died on 10 January, age 87.

 

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