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November 7, 2019

TOP MARKS FOR SCHOOL SHOOT

Fears for the younger generation were dispelled when Richard Negus from the Shooting Times & Country Magazine visited Sedbergh School and witnessed their hard work first-hand. Please click on the article for an enlarged view.

GALA DINNER AT DRAPERS’ HALL – NOW SOLD OUT

The Foundation and the OS Club are hosting what will be one of the highlights of the year – a gala dinner at Drapers’ Hall on Friday 15th November 2019. This is the second of our biennial London dinners, the first one being the hugely successful and enjoyable event at The House of Commons in November 2017. Please see the details below: Venue: Drapers’ Hall Address: Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DQ Date: Friday 15th November 2019 Time: 7:00pm Drinks Reception (Court Dining Room & Drawing Room) 7:45pm Dinner (Livery Hall) Dress: Black tie Tickets: Tickets for the dinner are £90...
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CHRONICLES FROM THE ARCHIVES: A SCOTS WAR HERO- MYSTERY AND A DOUBLE TRAGEDY

By Andrew Sutherland Mackay A lark bursts into the sky, a tinkling counterpoint to the low, grey cloud that swirls around the Zeals military aerodrome as Flt. Lt. Martin Reay Sutherland Mackay, RAFVR, DFC strides towards waiting Dakota TS 346. His mission is to return 20 fellow pilot officers and personnel from the RAF, Canadian and Australian Air Forces to the Operational Training Unit (OTU) at Leicester East. The mood that cold winter’s day in February 1945 was upbeat. The end of the war in Europe was just months away and there was the scent of victory in the air....
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Deaths & Obituaries

OBITUARIES Dr John George Coxon 1920-2019 (W 34-38) Sadly the OS Club has been informed that John Coxon (W 34-38) passed away in July this year at the age of 99. Major Andrew Archibald Steele “Archie” Scott 1918-2019 (S 32-37) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Archie Scott (S 32-37), who died in Inverness on November 1st, aged 101. Part of an enduring legacy at Sedbergh, Archie’s father was Lt Col John Menzies Baillie Scott (S 1901-1905), who captained the Scotland Cricket team, while his uncle was Freddy H Turner (S 1903-1907 and Scotland Captain...
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Inviting All OS To Sedbergh School 2020 South Africa Rugby Tour Dinner

Dear Old Sedberghians, We would like to personally invite you to attend our 2020 SA Rugby Tour Charity Fundraising Dinner. Date: Saturday 30 November 2019 Time: From 7pm, Carriages at Midnight Dress: Black Tie Price: £65 per head – including £10 to the South Africa charity More details, to book tickets and/or reserve a table of ten can be found by clicking here. I do hope you can join us for a great night of rugby and frivolity, good food and wine. If you have any auction prizes, please contact Roger Peart on roger.peart@peartgroup.co.uk or 07775 925500. Finally, if you...
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INVITING ALL OS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ALUMNI WIMBLEDON RUN

Calling OS Runners to participate in the annual Alumni Cross Country Race in London which will be on Saturday 14th December 2019. This is a long standing race hosted by Thames for old boys of schools with strong cross country running traditions. It started in 1953 and has grown in popularity, now attracting around 300 runners from around 60 schools. The course of 5 miles on Wimbledon Common is a shortened version of the Blues Race course. All ages are welcome. Seventy-year-olds compete with eighteen-year-olds – the fastest time is usually close to 25 mins and the back markers closer...
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