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In Memoriam

Friends we have lost

*Exact date of death unknown

2024

Stephen Habgood (RGS 1968-1970) died 2024*
Mark ‘Big Jop’ Jopling
 (RGS 1956-1964) died 6 March 2024
Anthony Bose
 (RGS 1944-1950) died 1 March 2024
Dr. Alan Whitworth
(Former Governor and Parent of former pupil) died February 2024*


2023

David Twaite (RGS 1951-1956) died 2023*, Edward D’Arcy Saunders (RGS 1944-1949) died 16 November 2023, Robert Butler (RGS 1984-1986) died 13 December 2023, Chris Harrald (RGS 1964-1971) died 6 December 2023, John Lane (RGS 1943-1949) died 6 December 2023, Brian Hains (RGS 1942-1950) died November 2023*, Trevor Swan (RGS 1972-1979) died 5 September 2023, Martin Rogers (RGS 1956-1963) died 13 October 2023, Rodney Saunders (RGS 1956-1961) died 1 October 2023, Richard Stow (RGS staff) died 5 September 2023, Peter Peacock (RGS 1941-1945) died 2023*, Dai Watkins (RGS Staff 1972-2008) died June 2023*, Graham King (RGS 1947-1955) died 28 May 2023, Roy Sims (RGS 1942-1948) died 2023*, John Third (RGS 1960-1966) died 15 May 2023, John Rowlands (RGS 1966-1973) 14 May 2023, Ian Shipman (RGS 1973-1978) died April 2023*, Robert ‘Bob’ Barkway (RGS 1949-1955) died 13 April 2023, Andrew Smith (RGS 1972-1979) died 13 February 2023, James ‘Jim’ Irving (RGS 1951-1959) died 11 January 2023, John O’Connell (RGS 1991-1998) died January 2023*


2022

Peter Edwards (RGS 1968-1975) died 2022*; Michael Woodward (RGS 1971-1976) died 2022*; Alan Symes (RGS 1940-1948) died 30 December 2022; Reverend Trevor Beedell (1943-1950) died December 2022*; Alan Beazley (RGS 1957-1965) died 21 December 2022; Derek Courtney (RGS 1950-1955) died 19 December 2022; Anthony Abercrombie (RGS 1961-1969) died 6 December 2022; Patrick Watson (RGS 1940-1947) died 29 December 2022; Nick Clayton (RGS 1962-1965) died 10 November 2022; Frank Hayden (RGS 1939-1946) died 14 October 2022; Peter Hoare (RGS 1946-1948) died October 2022*; Tony Earl (RGS 1961-1969) died September 2022*; Eric (Jim) Best (RGS 1937-1942) died 23 September 2022; Christopher Hasler (RGS 1944-1951) died August 2022*; Barry Amos (RGS 1958-1964) died 15 August 2022; Cliff Bonneywell (RGS 1944-1950) died 14 August 2022; Peter Gunn (RGS 1951-1957) died 14 July 2022; Alan Pocock (RGS 1956-1964) died June 2022*; Richard Charlwood (RGS 1952-1959) died May 2022*; Alan Brownlow (RGS 1944-1950) died 21 May 2022; John Richards (RGS 1953-1959) died 31 March 2022; John Hopkins (RGS 1943-1944) died 11 March 2022; Roger Hancock (RGS 1940-1946) died 11 March 2022; Paul Phelps (RGS 1952-1959) died 24 February 2022; Dave Hannan (RGS 1951-1957) died 18 February 2022; David Liverman (RGS 1967-1974) died 29 January 2022; Andrew Wilson (RGS 1957-1965) died 6 January 2022; Robert George Buckland (RGS 1937-1942) died January 2022*

 

2021

Michael Clark (RGS 1977-1984) died in 2021*; John Burgess (RGS 1962-1969) died 11 December 2021; Roger Clarke (RGS 1945-1953) died 27 November 2021; Lynn Ellaby (RGS 1963-1969) died 23 November 2021; Richard Jennings (RGS 1943-1947) died 23 October 2021; Dick Bason (RGS 1941-1949) died 22 October 2021; Graham Lane (RGS 1963-1970) died 9 October 2021; Geoffrey Smith (RGS 1945-1949) died 7 October 2021; Rex Bowkett (RGS 1942-1947) died 29 September 2021; Keith Lilley (RGS 1943-1949) died 27 September 2021; Tony Sperrin (RGS 1967-1974) died 13 September 2021; Robert Munn (RGS 1941-1946) died 5 September 2021; Bryan May (RGS 1947-1952) died September 2021*; Rev. David Kingdon (RGS 1946-1954) died 30 August 2021; John Eaton-Terry (RGS 1948-1954) died 5 August 2021; Richard Inglis (RGS 1972-1979) died 29 July 2021; Graham Tovey (RGS 1946-1954) died 14 July 2021; Barrie Edgely (RGS 1935-1942) died June 2021*; Keith McDonald-Miller (RGS 1955-1962) died 5 May 2021; Dr Charles Owen Lister (RGS 1939-1943) died 31 March 2021; David Swan (RGS 1943-1948) died 30 March 2021; John Earl (RGS 1959-1967) died 14 March 2021; John Anson (RGS 1942-1947) died 9 March 2021; Jeffrey Bee (RGS 1947-1953) died March 2021*; Joey Benjamin (RGS staff 2002-2019) died 8 March 2021; Lee Adamson (RGS 1970-1977) died 14 February 2021; John Matthews (RGS 1948-1955) died 9 February 2021; Raymond Hamps (RGS 1946-1951) died 2 February 2021; Leslie John Lund (RGS 1951-1954) died 30 January 2021; Roger Parks (RGS 1967-1974) died 29 January 2021; Matthew Barnaville (RGS 2004-2009) died 18 January 2021; Hugh Kearns (RGS 1958-1963) died 6 January 2021; James David Payne (RGS 1943-1947) died 3 January 2021; Julian Bryant (RGS 1963-1970) died January 2021*

 

2020

David Smith (RGS 1945-53) died November 2021*Donald Rhodes (RGS 1941-1946) died 24 October 2020Sarah Corbett (née Belcher, RGS 1997-2004) died October 2020*Bryan Seymour (RGS 1941-1948) died 17 October 2020William Baily (RGS 1939-1947) died 14 October 2020Brian Boniface (RGS 1954-1961) died 3 October 2020Vice Admiral Sir Geoffrey Dalton (RGS 1942-1948) died 26 September 2020Michael Endacott (RGS 1955-1962) died 28 August 2020Michael Charles Day (RGS 1953-1961) died 13 September 2020David Hawkins (RGS 1947-1952) died 11 August 2020Peter Fookes (RGS 1944-1949) died 8 August 2020Paul Whitter (RGS 1975-1982) died 17 August 2020Paul Hermon (RGS 1972-1979) died August 2020*Barbara Mehmood (RGS staff 1980-2007) died 31 July 2020James Dalton (RGS 1993-2000) died 24 July 2020Deirdre Hicks (RGS staff 1978-2000) died 6 July 2020Rosemary Few (Hill) (RGS staff 1979-2004) died 25 June 2020Quentin English (RGS 1955-1961) died 23 June 2020Robin Bligh (RGS staff 1953-1994) died 17 June 2020Andrew Thom (RGS 1958-1963) died June 2020*Bernard Hester (RGS 1939-1943) died 2020*John Eric Funnell (RGS 1933-1941) died 26 May 2020Stanley Whitmore (RGS 1939-44) died 5 May 2020Martin Baker (RGS 1972-1979) died May 2020Brian Wickens (RGS 1951-1958) died 20 April 2020Simon Kaye (RGS 1972-1975) died 17 April 2020Michael Stonard (RGS 1955-1963) died 14 April 2020John O’Hara (RGS staff 1990-2008) died April 2020John Griffin (RGS 1960-1968) died 7 March 2020David Joel (RGS 1993-1998) died 3 March 2020Derek Taylor (RGS 1944-1949) died 18 February 2020Shirley Morris (RGS staff 1965-1983 approximately) died 15 February 2020Martin Ellis (RGS staff 1986-2003) died 30 January 2020John Walder (RGS 1938-1944) died 28 January 2020Brian William Gale (RGS parent of alumni) died 18 January 2020Keith Sharp (RGS 1944-1952) died 5 January 2020Dr Godfrey N Lance (RGS 1940-1946) died 4 January 2020*Exact date of death unknown

 

2019Thomas Worthen (RGS 1994-2002) died in 2019Clifford Myhill (RGS 1957-1961) died on 30 December 2019Dennis Coles (RGS 1939-1944) died 27 December 2019Malcolm Green (RGS 1958-1964) died 10 December 2019Peter Dench (RGS 1945-1950) died November 2019*Keith Duerden (RGS 1942-1950) died November 2019*Gerald White (RGS 1942-1949) died 21 November 2019Martin Wedlock (RGS 1960-1966) died 11 November 2019Brian Leonard Francis Clarke (RGS 1937-1942) died 8 October 2019David Tremlett (RGS 1932-1942) died 5 October 2019John Blow (RGS 1949-1953) died October 2019Ed Jones (RGS 1994-2002) died October 2019John Richley (RGS staff 1980-1989) died November 2019William Pledge (RGS 1943-1950) died on 1 September 2019Charles Atkinson (RGS 1950-1958) died in September 2019John Dorricott (RGS 1962-1967) died 27 August 2019Brian Boothroyd (RGS staff 1984-2000) died on 5 June 2019Lois Bufton (RGS 1996-2004) died on 29 May 2019James Hugh Lister (RGS 1940-1949) died on 23 May 2019Mario Betés (RGS 1971-1978) died 26 April 2019Paul Scott (RGS 1954-1961) died on 18 April 2019John Buchanan (RGS 1962-1970) died on 13 April 2019Nigel Seale (RGS staff 1963-1965) died on 10 April 2019Raymond Walker (RGS 1954-1961) died in 2019Timothy Marriott (RGS 1952-1958) died in March* 2019Stephen Blow (RGS 1951-1959) died in March* 2019Frank Hart (RGS 1948-1956) died on 5 February 2019Roger Yates (RGS 1959-1970) died on 3 February 2019Graham White (RGS 1965-1968) died in January* 2019David Boyd (RGS 1971-1975) died 31 January 2019Alan David George Oates (RGS 1939-1941) died on 16 January 2019Commander David Dixon (RGS Bursar 1983-1991) died on 10 January 2019David McKinney (RGS 2000-2005) died in 2019*

 

2018

Colin Lawrence (RGS 1986-1988)Derek Marriott (RGS 1949-1954) died in December 2018Graham Victor Cory Harding (RGS 1963-1970) died on 30 December 2018Michael Schermuly (RGS 1959-1966) died on 1 December 2018Alan George William Brown (RGS 1958-1965) died in November 2018John H Smith (RGS 1935-1940) died on 12 November 2018Elizabeth Drew (nee Lilley, RGS 1982-1984) died on 8 October 2018Giles Penfold (RGS 1969-1976) died on 21 September 2018Richard (Tony) Harris-Maunder (RGS 1934-1939) died on 17 September 2018Colin Metcalfe (RGS 1940-1948) died on 27 August 2018David Waller (RGS 1959-1967) died in August 2018Mr Bill Edwards (RGS Staff 1990-2018) died on 25 August 2018Michael Branson (RGS 1947-1955) died on 11 August 2018Alan McGee (RGS 1943-1951) died on 1 August 2018David Mitchell (RGS 1947-1954) died on 1 August 2018Robert Emery (RGS 1941-1947) died on 30 July 2018Stuart Neath (RGS 1974-1981) died in July 2018Stephen Shipman (RGS 1969-1976) died in June 2018Laurence (Laurie) Reed (RGS 1948-1953) died on 21 May 2018John Powell (RGS 1959-1966) died in April 2018David Matthews (RGS 1942-1947) died in April 2018Ian Hawkes (RGS 1946-1951) died on 28 April 2018Lance Housley (RGS 1964-1971) died on 13 April 2018David Huggett (RGS 1945-1950) died on 29 March 2018Ivor Dicker (RGS 1948-1953) died 8 March 2018Charles Prophet (RGS 1977-1982) died in March 2018Roger Barnett (RGS 1953-1961) died in March 2018Kenneth Watling (RGS 1942-1948) died February 2018George Bailey (RGS 1935-1942) died 10 February 2018Edward Newman Bangay (1948-1955) died January 2018Reginald Brooker (RGS 1942-1948) died in January 2018Jim Peters (RGS 1940-1945) died on 24 January 2018Howard Van Praag (RGS 1962-1969)

 

2017

Michael Collard (RGS 1957-1964) died in December 2017Richard Havers (RGS 1964-1970) died on 31 December 2017Jeremy (Jez) Stevens (RGS 1978-1985) died on 28 December 2017Michael Langran (RGS 1943-1952) died on 22 December 2017Basil (Ben) Lynch (RGS 1939-1943) died on 10 December 2017
John L Haybittle 
(RGS 1932-1940) died on 19 November 2017John Tharp (RGS 1950-1957) died on 11 November 2017Paul Vickers (RGS 1974-1981) died in November 2017Stephen Thomas (RGS 1970-1972) died in 22 October 2017Geoff Wickens (RGS 1967-1974) died on 21 October 2017Jeremy Richards (RGS 1954-1961) died on 19 September 2017Alan Phillips (RGS 1938-1946) died in August 2017Matthew Muggeridge (RGS 2001-2008) died on 28 August 2017Bruce B J Farrington (RGS 1942-1949) died on 29 August 2017Roger J F Pullen (RGS 1960-1967) died on 23 August 2017Bernard Wyld (RGS 1957-1965) died on 17 August 2017Michael Snelling (RGS 1942-1948) died on 13 July 2017Philip Plumb (RGS 1953-1959) died on 8 July 2017Allan G Ansell (RGS 1946-1951) died on 29 May 2017Kenneth Longley (RGS 1936-1943) died 28 May 2017Raymond Humphrey (RGS 1928-1934) died on 22 April 2017Roger Dawe (RGS 1946-1953) died 29 March 2017Jocelyn Ian Rickard (RGS 1989-1997) died on 24 February 2017Wilfred Small (RGS 1944-1952) died on 10 February 2017Howard Flack (RGS 1954-1962) died on 2 February 2017Roy Hobbs (RGS 1946-1950) died on 26 January 2017Clive Phelps (RGS 1941-1948) died on 11 January 2017James (Jim) Martin (RGS 1938-1944) died on 7 January 2017Melanie Knight, nee Rae (RGS 1984-1986) died in 2017*

 

2016

Arthur Osmond Clark (RGS 1926-1931) died aged 101 in 2016Simon Olorenshaw (RGS 1978-1985) died on 26 December 2016Alan Lusted (RGS 1944-1952) died on 10 December 2016Peter Messaline (Burrell, RGS 1955-1963) died on 8 December 2016Trevor Keepen (RGS 1957-1964) died on 8 December 2016Alan Bacon (RGS 1932-1939) died on 10 November 2016Christopher Dugdale (RGS 1955-1962) died on 26 October 2016Alan Robert Ellis (RGS 1960-1967) died on 12 October 2016Christopher Todd (RGS 1956-1963) died on 6 October 2016Harold Azavedo (RGS 1938-1945) died on 6 September 2016John Bashford (RGS 1940-1945) died on 6 September 2016Ian Swan (RGS 1972-1979) died in September 2016Lynley Gloyne (RGS Staff 1986-1998) died in September 2016Christopher Roberts (RGS 1947-1955) died Summer 2016Michael Thorp (RGS 1947-1953) died August 2016Edgar (Eddie) Waller (RGS 1926-1932) died on 28 August 2016Tim Carter (RGS 1955-1962) died on 11 August 2016Michael Hall (RGS 1942-1951) died in August 2016A D Martin (RGS 1935-1943) died on 8 July 2016Franklin Brunger (RGS 1964-1971) died on 25 July 2016Peter Valenti (RGS 1944-1950) died on 16 June 2016Roland Ford (RGS 1954-1962) died on 14 June 2016Peter S. Noble (RGS Staff) died 31 May 2016John Horne (RGS 1971-1975) died on 8 May 2016Sid Shilling (RGS 1946-1952) died on 7 May 2016Bob Unwin (RGS 1957-1965) died on 8 April 2016David Painting (RGS 1952-1955) died in April 2016John Hunt (RGS 1943-1950) died on 15 March 2016
Sir Anthony Hidden
 (RGS 1945-1954) died on 19 February 2016Stuart Eccles (RGS 1967-1972) died on 10 February 2016Professor John Murrell (RGS 1943-1950) died on 25 January 2016Arthur Westall (RGS Staff 1962-1983) died on 24 January 2016Geoffrey Kenney (RGS 1956-1959) died on 24 January 2016Norman Burgess (RGS 1937-1944) died on 12 January 2016Rex Pearson (RGS 1954-1961) died in January 2016

 

2015

Frank Haines (RGS 1934-1938) died on 10 December 2015Richard Andrews (RGS 1955-1963) died in December 2015Roger Allery (RGS 1952-1960) died on 28 November 2015Roger Appleton (RGS 1959-1967) died on 26 November 2015Edward Edmonds (RGS 1932-1937) died on 12 November 2015Aubrey Scrase (RGS Staff 1956-1995) died on 4 November 2015Keith Louis (RGS Staff 1959-1997) died on 24 October 2015Peter Smith (RGS 1942-1949) died on 19 August 2015Michael Rose (RGS 1943-1949) died on 17 August 2015Mike King (RGS 1957-1963) died on 11 May 2015Dr Stephen Berti (RGS 1970-1974) died on 24 April 2015Gordon Sproul (RGS 1971-1978) died on 6 April 2015Robin Wells (RGS 1950-1957) died on 4 April 2015Derek Washington (RGS 1949-1954) died on 1 April 2015Peter Blackwood (RGS 1939-1946) died on 6 March 2015Anthony Harvey (RGS Staff 1960-1964) died on 22 February 2015Jon Fielder (RGS & RSM Staff 2004-2015) died on 14 February 2015

 

2014

Dr Anthony Platts (RGS 1939-1946) died on 23 December 2014Harry Newton (RGS Staff 1982-1999) died on 22 December 2014Michael Bullen (RGS Staff 1974-1994) died on 21 November 2014Leonard Lockyear (RGS 1945-1951) died on 5 November 2014Keith Perry (RGS 1939-1944) died on 4 September 2014John Edwards (RGS 1951-1958) died on 30 August 2014Dr Peter Venables (RGS 1939-1946) died in June 2014Malcolm Pendrill (RGS 1937-1942) died on 17 May 2014Frank Piper (RGS Staff 1965-1984) died on 21 April 2014Danny Moss (RGS 1975-1982) died on 19 April 2014Terrence Tipping (RGS 1947-1953) died in March 2014Christopher Scott (RGS 1960-1967) died in March 2014Tony Clarke (RGS 1944-1949) died in February 2014Stephen Garrish (RGS 1942-1949) died on 11 February 2014David Wroe (RGS 1953-1961) died 2 February 2014Charles Davidson (RGS 1971-1975) died on 23 January 2014Eric Brook (RGS Staff) died on 1 January 2014

 

2013

Donald Evans (RGS 1938-1945) died on 22 December 2013Thomas Howe (RGS 1936-1944) died November 2013*Neil Farrar (RGS 1950-1952) died in October 2013*Frank Howlett (RGS staff 1959-1963) died on 4 October 2013Anthony Walker (RGS 1957-1965) died October 2013*Michael Hook (RGS 1949-1955) died September 2013*Richard Coster (RGS 1954-1961) died on 25 July 2013David Lovelock (RGS 1949-1956) died on 11 June 2013Edgar Mann (RGS 1939-1943) died on 2 June 2013Frederick Gammon (RGS 1925-1932) died June 2013*John Boulcott (RGS 1923-1931) died June 2013*Mark Bingham (RGS 1980-1982) died on 5 May 2013John Gardiner (RGS staff 1978-1997) died April 2013*David Mair (RGS 1943-1951) died on 1 April 2013Peter Downing (RGS 1942-1949) died on 9 March 2013Michael Durham (RGS 1953-1960) died March 2013*John Barnes (RGS 1939-1946) died on 5 February 2013Andy Hart (RGS 1952-1960) died on 2 February 2013Benjamin Hollis (RGS 1990-1998) died on 24 January 2013John Baldry (RGS 1964-1972) died on 13 January 2013

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