18 June 1998

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.

01 February 1998

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.

11 March 1915

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.

16 February 1915

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

01 February 1915

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

10 November 1914

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

01 November 1914

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

01 November 1914

Killed in action, France, Nov, 1914

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.

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